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October 17, 2018 1:30 PM U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Turkish leaders on missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi

ANKARA, Turkey — A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. The report by Yeni Safak adds to the ever-increasing 59

October 17, 2018 4:14 AM Mike Pompeo Says Saudis Promised a 'Transparent' Probe Into Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

(ANKARA, Turkey) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won’t spare anyone, including royals. Pompeo told journalists Wednesday morning before flying to Turkey that the kingdom promised a “transparent investigation.” Pompeo said: “They made a commitment 50

October 16, 2018 12:57 PM Pompeo Arrives in Riyadh Amid Crisis Over Missing Saudi Journalist

U.S. diplomat is meeting King Salman and the crown prince in what could pave the way for a joint public response to the crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday for meetings with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aimed at resolving an escalating diplomatic crisis over the suspected death of a prominent 49

October 14, 2018 6:24 PM Britain and EU pause Brexit talks until Wednesday summit: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British and EU negotiators called a pause in their talks on a Brexit deal on Sunday and will wait for the outcome of a summit mid-week before any resumption, four EU sources told Reuters. “Despite constructive and intensive negotiations, several key issues remain unresolved,” one senior EU diplomat said. “No further negotiations 61

October 13, 2018 1:59 PM The Latest: Freed American pastor on 'final leg home'

Pastor Andrew Brunson, center, and U.S. Charge d'Affaires Jeffrey Hovenier, left, arrive at Adnan Menderes airport for a flight to Germany after his release following his trial in Izmir, Turkey, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave Turkey 68

October 13, 2018 12:11 AM US diplomat death in Madagascar being ruled a homicide; suspect in custody, officials say

Kevin Webb, who was a human resources officer assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar (pictured) since July 2017, was found dead in his apartment on Sept. 22 in the capital city. ( The death of a U.S. diplomat at an apartment near the American Embassy in Madagascar is being investigated as a homicide, officials said. Kevin Webb, who was a human 183

October 7, 2018 11:41 AM Pompeo, Kim agree to second U.S.-North Korea summit 'as soon as possible': South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed to arrange a second summit between the two countries as soon as possible, South Korea’s presidential office said on Sunday. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in met Pompeo after the top U.S. diplomat’s trip to Pyongyang earlier in the day, which included a meeting 68

September 29, 2018 4:50 PM North Korean foreign minister says country will never disarm nuclear weapons without trust in US

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho addressed the United Nations General Assembly Saturday. (United Nations) North Korea says it will never disarm nuclear weapons if it can’t trust Washington. “Without any trust in the U.S., there will be no confidence in our national security and under such circumstances there is no way we will unilaterally disarm 211

September 25, 2018 12:26 PM US diplomat found dead in Madagascar

An investigation is under way after a US foreign service officer was found dead in Madagascar, the US state department says. The unnamed officer was found at their residence overnight on Friday, a statement said. A suspect is in custody and both US and Madagascan officials are investigating, it added. A man was caught trying to jump over the fence while 38

September 25, 2018 1:57 AM A U.S. Diplomat Was Found Dead at Home in Madagascar

(WASHINGTON) — The State Department says the death of an American diplomat in Madagascar is being investigated by U.S. and local authorities. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the foreign service officer was found dead inside the officer’s residence in the capital of the Indian Ocean nation off the East Coast of Africa. Nauert says the department 60