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Turkey says it will search Saudi consulate where journalist vanished

Turkey said on Tuesday it would search Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished last week, and close ally Britain called on Riyadh to provide "urgent answers" over his...

Saudi Retaliation Follows Long History of Canada ‘Making Them Look Bad’

Last Friday, the Canadian Foreign Ministry set in motion a series of tit-for-tat retaliations by tweeting it was "gravely concerned" by the arrest of Saudi activist Samar Badawi and other women's rights activists...

US declines to take sides in heated Saudi, Canadian fight over human rights

The U.S. is declining to take sides between Saudi Arabia and Canada after the Middle Eastern nation's extraordinary reaction to Canada's condemnation of the arrest of a Saudi Arabian human rights activist. Saudi...

US sanctions two top Turkish officials over pastor's detention in spiraling crisis

The U.S. is sanctioning two senior Turkish officials over the ongoing detention of an American pastor, whose case has ripped open the deep divides in the two countries' alliance. Interested in Turkey? Add Turkey...

North Korea says talks with U.S. Secretary of State ‘regrettable,’ rejecting Mike Pompeo’s claim of ‘productive’ meetings

ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, says goodbye to Kim Yong Chol, right, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, before...
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