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Saudis offer Pakistan $6 billion rescue package to ease economic crisis

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has agreed to give Pakistan $3 billion in foreign currency support for a year and a further loan worth up to $3 billion in deferred payments for oil imports to help stave off a current account crisis, Pakistan’s government said on Tuesday. Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan speaks during a news conference at Saudi investment ...

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Saudi consulate vehicle searched in Istanbul in Khashoggi investigation: CNN Turk

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish investigators have found two suitcases and other items in a Saudi consulate car in Istanbul, as part of the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster CNN Turk reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Turkish police forensic experts arrive at a car park where a vehicle belonging to Saudi Arabia’s consulate was found, in Istanbul, ...

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Turkey: Saudi hunt for Khashoggi killers must go ‘top to bottom’

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s president on Tuesday dismissed Saudi Arabia’s efforts to blame the killing of a prominent journalist on rogue operatives, calling it a planned, “savage killing”, and demanded Riyadh punish those responsible, no matter how highly placed. But Tayyip Erdogan stopped short of mentioning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the powerful de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia who ...

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Turkey: Saudi hunt for Kashoggi killers must go ‘top to bottom’

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s president on Tuesday dismissed Saudi Arabia’s efforts to blame the killing of a prominent journalist on rogue operatives, calling it a planned, “savage killing”, and demanded Riyadh punish those responsible, no matter how highly placed. But Tayyip Erdogan stopped short of mentioning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the powerful de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia who ...

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Khashoggi’s possessions found during search of consulate vehicle: CNN Turk

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Crime scene investigators have found two suitcases and possessions believed to belong to slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a search of a Saudi consulate car in Istanbul, broadcaster CNN Turk reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Turkish police forensic experts arrive at a car park where a vehicle belonging to Saudi Arabia’s consulate was found, in Istanbul, ...

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Kremlin says U.S. plan to quit flawed nuclear pact is dangerous

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a landmark nuclear arms treaty Washington says it wants to quit had its weak points, but that the U.S. approach of talking about leaving it without proposing a replacement was dangerous. President Vladimir Putin was due to discuss the matter in Moscow later on Tuesday with U.S. President Donald Trump’s national ...

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Hurricane Willa closes in on tourist city of Mazatlan

MAZATLAN, Mexico (Reuters) – Thousands of people were evacuated, buildings were boarded up and schools closed on Mexico’s Pacific coast on Tuesday as Hurricane Willa threatened to batter tourist resorts with high winds and heavy rains. Residents on Monday night sealed off windows and doors with large wooden planks on hotels facing the historic downtown boardwalk of Mazatlan, a popular ...

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SoftBank CEO Son won’t speak at Saudi conference: source

DUBAI/TOYKO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, whose $93 billion Vision Fund drew nearly half its money from Saudi Arabia, canceled a speaking engagement at the kingdom’s investment conference this week, a person close to the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son speaks during their joint news conference with Toyota ...

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