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10/16/2018 -  Australia embraces royal couple after pregnancy announcement - 07:34 AM

Crowds thronged the Sydney Opera House and shores of the city's sparkling harbor on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan during their first public appearances in Australia since the announcement they were expecting a child.

10/16/2018 -  Australian PM criticized for possibly recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital - 07:34 AM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, whose government faces a crucial by-election in four days, said on Tuesday Canberra was open to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, prompting concern from Indonesian and Palestinian officials.

10/16/2018 -  Australia's shift in Israel policy could hurt ties with Arab nations, Egypt envoy says - 07:34 AM

Ambassadors from 13 Arab countries met in Canberra on Tuesday, concerned that Australia's move to consider recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital could damage peace prospects there, Egypt's ambassador said.

10/16/2018 -  UK minister Brokenshire says colleagues must rally behind PM May on Brexit - 07:33 AM

British housing minister James Brokenshire called on his government colleagues to rally behind Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan before a meeting of her top ministerial team on Tuesday to discuss her proposals for a deal.

10/16/2018 -  China defends 'anti-extremism' measures in Xinjiang as scrutiny mounts - 07:31 AM

Vocational training is being used "to the greatest extent" in China's far-western Xinjiang region to ensure militant activities are "eliminated before they occur," a senior Communist Party official said.

10/16/2018 -  Dutch minister hopes for deal but prepares for hard Brexit - 07:30 AM

Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said on Tuesday that the Netherlands was hoping for a deal on Britain's orderly exit from the European Union but he added his country was also preparing for a no-deal scenario.

10/16/2018 -  Fourteen Iranian security forces kidnapped on border with Pakistan - 07:25 AM

Fourteen Iranian security forces, including members of the Revolutionary Guards, were kidnapped on the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, state news agency IRNA reported, citing an official who said the kidnappers were members of a terrorist group.

10/16/2018 -  Russian delegation met with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince to discuss Syrian crisis: Foreign Ministry - 07:24 AM

A Russian delegation of senior foreign and defense ministries officials met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss the Syrian crisis, the Russian defense ministry said on Tuesday.

10/16/2018 -  Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi; Saudis may blame official - 07:18 AM

Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation, CNN and the New York Times said on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump speculated "rogue killers" may be responsible.

10/16/2018 -  U.S. Secretary of state arrives in Riyadh to discuss Khashoggi case - 07:18 AM

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with King Salman.

10/16/2018 -  Teams probing Saudi journalist's disappearance leave Istanbul consulate: witnesses - 05:18 AM

Turkish and Saudi teams investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi two weeks ago left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul early on Tuesday after a nine-hour search of the building, Reuters witnesses said.

10/16/2018 -  Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashes during training mission on Monday: SPA - 04:59 AM

A Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashed during a training mission on Monday in northwest of the kingdom, killing all of its crew, a Defense Ministry source was quoted as saying on the state news agency SPA on Tuesday.

10/16/2018 -  Peru detains opposition leader's top advisers at political rally - 04:49 AM

Peruvian police detained two top advisers of jailed opposition leader Keiko Fujimori at a political demonstration on Monday, deepening a crisis at the heart of the country's most powerful conservative movement.

10/16/2018 -  Saudi team probing journalist's disappearance leaves Istanbul consulate: witness - 04:14 AM

A Saudi team investigating the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has left the Saudi consulate building in Istanbul, a Reuters witness said on Tuesday.

10/16/2018 -  No frisbees! China bans guns, roller skates from year's biggest trade fair - 03:57 AM

Visitors to China's biggest trade fair of the year can leave their frisbees at home.

10/16/2018 -  Turkish prosecutor in Saudi journalist's disappearance leaves consulate: witness - 03:46 AM

The Turkish prosecutor investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has left the Saudi consulate building in Istanbul, a Reuters witness said on Tuesday.

10/16/2018 -  Two Koreas, U.N. Command hold first talks on disarming border - 02:59 AM

North Korea, South Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC) held their first three-way talks on Tuesday to discuss demilitarizing the border as the two Koreas push for peace, Seoul's defense ministry said.

10/16/2018 -  BlackRock and Blackstone CEOs withdraw from Saudi conference: source - 02:15 AM

BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink and Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman will no will no longer attend a high profile conference in Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday, becoming the latest senior executives to withdraw amid concerns about a missing journalist.

10/16/2018 -  Saudi Arabia to hold investment forum despite key speakers pulling out - 02:15 AM

Saudi Arabia will go ahead with a major investment conference planned later this month despite key speakers and partners pulling out after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a statement from the organizers said on Monday.

10/16/2018 -  Google latest to withdraw from Saudi conference - 02:15 AM

Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia.


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