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Pressure builds on Yemen’s warring parties as peace talks focus on port

RIMBO, Sweden (Reuters) – Yemen’s warring parties are being pressed to agree thorny confidence-building measures, including the status of a strategic Red Sea port, in consultations on Wednesday before the close of the first U.N.-led peace talks in two years. FILE PHOTO: A convoy of vehicles transporting U.N. envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths drive during a visit to the Red ...

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Yemen’s warring parties exchange prisoner lists, talks focus on Hodeidah

RIMBO, Sweden (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed government on Tuesday exchanged lists of some 15,000 prisoners for a swap agreed as a confidence-building measure at the start of U.N.-sponsored peace talks. At left, Abdelqader al-Murtada and Saelem Mohammed Noman Al-Mughalles, representatives of the Ansar Allah delegation and at right, Askar Zaeil and Hadi al-Hayi representing the delegation ...

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Prosecutors indict Nissan, Ghosn, reports say as focus on CEO role

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo prosecutors indicted Nissan Motor (7201.T) along with its ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn, domestic media reported on Monday, shifting the focus of the financial misconduct scandal to the Japanese automaker and its CEO’s responsibility. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Tomorrow In Motion event on the eve of press day ...

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Prosecutors set to indict Ghosn and Nissan as CEO’s role in focus: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo prosecutors are due to indict ousted Nissan Motor (7201.T) Chairman Carlos Ghosn as well as the automaker itself on Monday, sources said, intensifying scrutiny of CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s role in the financial misconduct scandal. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Tomorrow In Motion event on the eve of press ...

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Brexit debate: MPs to focus on economic impact of May deal

Image copyright Reuters Brexit’s economic effects will be the focus of a Commons debate later, as government whips work behind the scenes to gain support for Theresa May’s deal. Ministers will say it creates a unique partnership with the EU, while Labour argues it will make people poorer. Late on Wednesday, chief whip Julian Smith tried to win over pro-Brexit ...

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Qatar to withdraw from OPEC and focus on gas exports

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar said on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January 2019 but would attend the oil exporter group’s meeting this week, saying the decision meant Doha could focus on cementing its position as the world’s top liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter. FILE PHOTO: Saad al-Kaabi, chief executive of Qatar Petroleum, gestures as he speaks to reporters in ...

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Netanyahu condemns killing of Saudi journalist but keeps focus on Iran

SOFIA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel on Friday condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but said cooperating with Riyadh against Iran was a greater priority. FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal In ...

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