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Trump offers to meet and shake hands with Kim at Korean border

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By Emily Mee, news reporter US President Donald Trump has offered to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North Korea and South Korea this weekend. During a meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G20 summit, Mr Trump said he “put out a feeler” to Read More

Theresa May has message for the world as she lands for G20

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By Dominic Waghorn, diplomatic editor Theresa May has declared that all sides must reduce tensions in the Iran crisis as she begins her swan song on the international stage, flying into Japan for her last G20 summit. Pressure has increased sharply in the Persian Gulf over a recent spate of tanker attacks, while Iran is Read More

Saudi Arabia responsible for ‘premediated execution’ of Khashoggi – UN

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Riyadh bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN investigator said, calling for a further probe into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s role in the crime. Khashoggi was a victim of “a deliberate, premediated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible,” Agnes Callamard, the UN special Read More

‘Credible evidence’ Saudi crown prince ‘responsible for Khashoggi murder’

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A UN expert investigating the murder of Jamal Khashoggi says there is “credible evidence” suggesting Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is responsible for the killing. Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, has recommended an investigation into the possible role of Mohammed bin Salman in the journalist’s death. In a 101-page report into Mr Read More

Bipartisan bill aims to force votes on present & future US arms deals with Saudis

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US Senators Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) and Todd Young (R-Indiana) have co-sponsored a bill to reign in President Donald Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudi Arabia while sidestepping Congress, by forcing a vote on the deals. The Republican and Democratic Senators plan to introduce a resolution, that can potentially restrict the Trump administration’s flourishing arms Read More

Russian mother sentenced to 7 years for ‘kidnapping’ own child from ‘abusive’ US husband

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Russian diplomats have vowed to defend a mother of three sentenced by a US judge to seven years in prison. The Russian-born woman left the US to take her one-year-old daughter away from her allegedly abusive American husband. Bogdana Osipova’s lingering custody battle with her former husband Brian Mobley, a US Air Force recruiter in Read More

Petrobras elects new officer to board of directors

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6/2/2019 RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Insight) — Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras reports that its board of directors, at a meeting recently, elected Mr. Roberto Furian Ardenghy for the position of chief institutional relations ffficer. Roberto Ardenghy holds a B.A. in law from the Federal University of Santa Maria and holds graduate degrees in Read More

Moderate Islamic scholars ‘to be executed by Saudi Arabia’

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By Dominic Waghorn, diplomatic editor Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Sheikh Salman al Odah, a Muslim preacher with a 14 million strong social media following, will be killed after the holy month of Ramadan say reports. Sunni Read More