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Trump calls CIA assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible

President Donald Trump on Saturday called a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "very premature" and said he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday.


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Posted 2018/11/18 13:22:09

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of country - CNN Turk

The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying by broadcaster CNN Turk on Sunday.


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Posted 2018/11/18 13:21:38

PM May - Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations.


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Posted 2018/11/18 12:53:12

Factbox - Who has submitted letters of no confidence in UK PM May?

Some lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have said they have submitted letters of no confidence in the British leader.


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Posted 2018/11/18 12:53:12

Labour leader Corbyn - second Brexit referendum is for future, not today

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday that a second Brexit referendum was an option for the future rather than today.


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Posted 2018/11/18 12:46:39

Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans pushed back to 2019 - government official

Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis have been stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely to be revisited following year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday.


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Posted 2018/11/18 12:24:03

APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation.


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Posted 2018/11/18 11:32:03

Former UK Brexit minister Raab says PM May must change course on Brexit deal

Britain's former Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday that Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was fatally flawed but she could still change course.


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Posted 2018/11/18 11:22:36

PM May says next seven days critical for Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday the next seven days in the Brexit process would be critical for the country's future.


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Posted 2018/11/18 10:48:56

Netanyahu in political showdown to avoid early Israeli election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would make a last-ditch effort on Sunday to avoid the collapse of a coalition government weakened by the resignation of his defence minister.


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Posted 2018/11/18 09:55:14

Rain on the way as search for missing continues after California wildfires

Rain is on the way for fire-scorched and smoke-choked northern California, forecasters said on Sunday, as the search for the dead and missing continued after the state's most destructive wildfires.


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Posted 2018/11/18 09:19:37

Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Spin duo Moeen Ali and Jack Leach combined to end England's 17-year wait for a test series victory in Sri Lanka after bowling the tourists to a 57-run victory in the second test on Sunday.


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Posted 2018/11/18 09:02:44

Asia-Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique

A Chinese official said on Sunday that Asia-Pacific leaders could not issue the traditional communique at the end of the regional APEC forum, held in Papua New Guinea (PNG).


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Posted 2018/11/18 07:30:42

PNG PM says to release formal APEC statement at later date

Papua New Guinea will release a formal closing statement for the regional APEC forum in coming days, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Sunday, as the 21-member body was unable to agree on a leaders' statement for the first time in its history.


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Posted 2018/11/18 07:30:32

U.S.-China divisions dominate APEC summit

The United States and China swapped barbs over trade, investment and regional security at an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit on Saturday, as growing fault lines among members suggested little prospect of consensus at the weekend meeting.


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Posted 2018/11/17 07:03:40

Russia warns against protectionism at APEC summit

Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev warned against growing protectionism and argued for clear cut and transparent rules on trade.


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Posted 2018/11/17 07:03:40

California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire

Forensic recovery teams pressed their search for more victims in the flame-ravaged northern California town of Paradise on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of about 1,000 people reported missing in the state's deadliest wildfire on record.


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Posted 2018/11/17 05:49:26

U.S. Vice President Pence vows no end to tariffs until China bows

The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double its tariffs, unless Beijing bows to U.S. demands, Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday.


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Posted 2018/11/17 04:38:06

U.S. prosecutors talking with accused Russian agent to resolve case

U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for accused Russian agent Maria Butina are engaging in negotiations, both sides said in a court filing on Friday, raising the possibility the case could be resolved with a plea deal.


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Posted 2018/11/17 00:32:26

Saudi ambassador denies telling Khashoggi to go to Turkey

Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Washington on Saturday denied that he had spoken with Jamal Khashoggi by telephone or that he had suggested he go to Turkey "for any reason," after the Washington Post reported that he had done so, citing people familiar with U.S. intelligence.


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Posted 2018/11/17 00:19:34