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Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow Saudi critics keep going missing Saudi Arabia has blamed the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on a “rogue operation”, giving a new account of an act that sparked a global outcry. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News “the murder” had been a “tremendous mistake” and […]

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President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

Image copyright EPAImage caption Russia denies building missiles that violate the accord The US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, President Donald Trump has confirmed. Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said Russia had “violated” the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. The deal banned ground-launched medium-range missiles, with a range of […]

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudi Arabia says journalist killed in fight

Image copyright AFP/GettyImage caption This is the first time Saudi Arabia has admitted the death of Jamal Khashoggi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reported quoting an initial probe. It said deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to Crown […]

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Scientists prepare for expedition to the world’s deepest depths

(Reuters) – For the first time, humans will visit the deepest part of each of the five oceans, plunging to the sea floor using a two-person craft designed to withstand the intense pressures more than 5.5 miles (9 km) below the surface. The project, known as Five Deeps Expedition, will use a special submersible vehicle […]

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Speculators pare U.S. 10-year T-note net shorts before Fed minutes

(Reuters) – Speculators’ net bearish bets on U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures fell a tad earlier this week before Federal Reserve’s release of minutes from its policy meeting last month, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The Treasuries market had stabilized earlier this week from heavy losses in the previous two […]

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ZF takes 35 percent stake in autonomous driving specialist ASAP

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen said on Friday it acquired a 35 percent stake in ASAP, a Germany-based maker of software and testing systems for autonomous driving applications and electric vehicles. ASAP specializes in car-to-x communication, human-machine interfaces and electronic architecture and last year generated sales of 84 million euros. It employs […]

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