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Dominic Evans

Saudis to Davos: Move on from Khashoggi, let's do business

Jan 24 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland If you somehow missed the news about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents and the global outcry that ensued, you might think Saudi Arabia is the darling of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Afghanistan's CEO says U.S. has reassured on troop pullout

Jan 23 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland The United States has assured Afghanistan's government that any U.S. troop pullout would not affect the combat abilities of remaining forces, Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said on Wednesday. | Video

Turkish economy softening but no sign of contraction now, Finance Minister says

Jan 23 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland Turkey's economic growth has softened but government moves to cut tax and accelerate the transfer of billions of lira to the Treasury mean Ankara currently sees no recession or negative growth, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said.

Saudi Aramco eyes multi-billion-dollar U.S. gas acquisitions: CEO

Jan 22 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland Saudi Aramco, the world's top oil producer, is looking to acquire natural gas assets in the United States and is willing to spend "billions of dollars" there as it aims to become a global gas player, the company's CEO said on Tuesday.

Trump support for Saudi prince leaves Turkey with tough choices

Nov 29 2018

ISTANBUL Eight weeks since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, U.S. President Donald Trump's unwavering support for the kingdom's powerful crown prince has left Turkey in a bind. | Video

Saudi Arabia opens up consulate after journalist vanishes

Oct 06 2018

ISTANBUL Saudi Arabia's consul in Istanbul opened up his mission on Saturday in an effort to show that prominent Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished four days ago, was not on the premises and said that talk of his kidnapping was baseless.

Fate of jihadists will make or break Idlib peace plan

Sep 18 2018

ANKARA The Russian-Turkish agreement to avert a Syrian government offensive against Idlib hinges on the response of jihadist fighters in the region and could unravel quickly if Moscow and Ankara cannot jointly impose their plan on the Islamist groups.

Fate of jihadists will make or break Idlib peace plan

Sep 18 2018

ANKARA The Russian-Turkish agreement to avert a Syrian government offensive against Idlib hinges on the response of jihadist fighters in the region and could unravel quickly if Moscow and Ankara cannot jointly impose their plan on the Islamist groups.

Lira-Krise und Streit mit Trump fordern Machtmensch Erdogan

Sep 06 2018

Istanbul Recep Tayyip Erdogan wähnt sich im Krieg: Der seit seinem Wahlsieg im Sommer mit weitreichenden Vollmachten ausgestattete Präsident der Türkei beschuldigt seinen US-Gegenspieler Donald Trump, einen Wirtschaftskrieg gegen sein Land angezettelt zu haben.

Analysis: Erdogan has limited options to save Turkey from financial crisis

Sep 05 2018

ISTANBUL After 15 years in power as prime minister and president, Tayyip Erdogan faced down a weak opposition in June elections that swept away any checks and balances to the unchallenged rule he wanted. In Turkey he appears lord of all he surveys.

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