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Turkey questions employees of Saudi consulate on Khashoggi

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish prosecutors investigating Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance questioned Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Friday, widening the hunt for clues in a case straining Riyadh’s alliance with Western powers. Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, went missing after entering the consulate on Oct. 2 to obtain documents for his ...

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Turkey, Russia, Germany, France to discuss Syria on Oct. 27

ANKARA/PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France will hold a summit on the Syrian conflict in Istanbul next week, officials said on Friday, a month after Ankara and Moscow brokered a deal to create a demilitarized zone in the northwest Idlib region. Idlib and adjacent areas are the last stronghold of rebels who rose up against ...

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Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey searches for remains

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be “very severe” but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened. Turkish police are searching a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul and a city near ...

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Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Russia and Turkey plan to give more time for the implementation of their de-escalation deal in the Syrian province of Idlib, a “great relief” for an area of 3 million civilians, U.N. humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland told reporters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Jan Egeland, Special Advisor to the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, attends a news ...

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Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump speaking in the Oval Office The US has asked Turkey for a recording said to provide strong evidence that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. “We have asked for it, if it exists,” President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House. Mr ...

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Twenty-two killed as truck carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Twenty-two people, including children, were killed when a truck carrying migrants crashed in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Sunday, the state-owned Anadolu news agency reported. Turkish police forensic experts examine the wreckage of a truck, carrying migrants, after it crashed in Izmir, Turkey October 14, 2018. Mehmet Candan/Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS The mangled ...

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At least 15 killed as truck carrying migrants crashes in Turkey: agencies

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Fifteen people, including children, were killed when a truck carrying migrants crashed in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Sunday, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported. The mangled wreckage of the open top truck lay toppled over in an irrigation canal, some 20 meters below a highway from which it apparently fell after crashing through a barrier, ...

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Turkey says Saudi Arabia must cooperate on Khashoggi, allow access to consulate

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia must cooperate with the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and let Turkish officials enter its Istanbul consulate, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Human rights activists and friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold his pictures during a protest outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 8, ...

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