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October 29, 2018 4:12 AM Netanyahu Presses to Build Relations in Gulf States

Israeli prime minister’s trip to Oman reflects effort to shift Mideast narrative toward security against regional threats like Iran and away from Palestinians TEL AVIV—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to Oman marked a new chapter in his effort to strengthen ties with Gulf Arab nations and shift the conversation from Palestinian issues 61

October 26, 2018 9:56 PM Israeli Leader Visits Oman’s Ruler in Sign of Improving Relations

Netanyahu and Sultan Qaboos meet for the first time to discuss regional stability TEL AVIV—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a surprise visit to meet Oman’s ruler this week to discuss regional issues, the first official summit between the leaders and a sign of improving relations between Israel and the Arab Gulf states. Mr. Netanyahu returned 63

October 25, 2018 10:51 PM Brazil's Haddad makes final push to win over Lula's backers

Employees of the Regional Electoral Tribunal carry boxes containing electronic voting machines that will be used in the second round of the Brazilian elections, at an electoral control center, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Brazilians return to the polls on Oct. 28 for the second round of voting. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) Brazil's 96

October 25, 2018 1:48 PM Rice balls for Japan hostage as he returns home from Syrian 'hell'

TOKYO (Reuters) - A 44-year-old Japanese freelance journalist returned home on Thursday to rice balls cooked by his mother but an uncertain future more than three years after militants in Syria captured him in what he described as a physical and mental “hell”. Jumpei Yasuda, who quit his job as a reporter on a Japanese newspaper to cover the Iraq war in 2003, arrived 84

October 22, 2018 7:10 PM Italy's buoyant League ousts left in northern provincial vote

ROME (Reuters) - The right-wing League has won control of the northern Italian province of Trento, ousting the center-left coalitions that have ruled for decades, in the latest breakthrough by the anti-immigrant party. The League’s junior health minister Maurizio Fugatti was elected provincial governor on Monday with almost 47 percent of the vote, backed 81

October 22, 2018 12:39 PM China’s New 34-Mile Bridge to Link Up 70 Million People in Planned Megalopolis

Six-lane crossing is 20 times the length of Golden Gate Bridge HONG KONG—The world’s longest sea bridge is set to open on Tuesday, snaking 34 miles across China’s Pearl River estuary to form a pillar of Beijing’s plan to merge 11 cities in its southern region into one megalopolis. At 20 times the length of California’s Golden Gate Bridge, the six-lane 58

October 21, 2018 5:36 PM No arms for Riyadh while Khashoggi questions remain: Germany's Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will not export arms to Saudi Arabia while the current uncertainty over the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi persists, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. Campaigning for her party in a regional election, Merkel repeated to a news conference her earlier condemnation of Khashoggi’s killing, which Saudi Arabia admitted 79

October 21, 2018 4:30 AM Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

President Donald Trump speaks to media before boarding Air Force One at Elko Regional Airport, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Elko, Nev., after a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ELKO, Nevada – President Donald Trump says he will exit a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the former Soviet Union. He says Russia is violating 68

October 20, 2018 10:06 PM Factbox: What to watch out for in Poland's local elections

WARSAW (Reuters) - Voters in Poland will cast ballots on Sunday in a local election likely to earn the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party more influence over regional affairs. - Voting for regional assemblies, mayors and councils starts at 7 a.m. local time (0500 GMT) and closes at 9 p.m. (1900 GMT). Exit polls are expected out shortly after 91

October 20, 2018 4:18 AM Migrant Caravan Crosses Mexico’s Southern Border

Nation’s police hold at bay in a standoff the group fleeing violence-prone Central America for the U.S. TECUN UMAN, Guatemala—A caravan of several thousand Honduran migrants on their way to the U.S. breached Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala on Friday, but were held at bay by hundreds of Mexican police in a tense standoff, deepening a regional 59