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October 17, 2018 12:00 AM FIR registered against US consulate staff member

KARACHI: The South Zone Police on Tuesday registered a case against the staff member of the American consulate after she hit and wounded a motorcyclist late on Monday night. The police had lodged an FIR No. 60/18 under sections 379 and 337 G for reckless driving and injuring a person against a female driver. According to Civil Lines SHO Arshad Janjua 1

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Istanbul thrives as Arab media hub despite Khashoggi anxiety

Istanbul, the buzzing Turkish metropolis where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago, has since the Arab Spring become a hub for Arabic-language media despite Turkey’s own reputation for eroding press freedoms. Arabic-language journalists from countries who have found refuge in the city from authoritarian regimes or war say they have been rattled 1

October 15, 2018 10:39 PM US consulate vehicle hits motorcyclist in Karachi

KARACHI: A US consulate vehicle on Monday struck a motorcyclist in Karachi causing an injury to the rider. According to reports, the accident, which took place near PIDC flyover, did not cause any serious damage except injuring the rider’s foot who was later shifted to a nearby medical facility. The passers-by encircled the US consulate vehicle which 1

October 14, 2018 9:17 AM Saudis 'reject' threats as stocks drop amid scrutiny over missing journalist

Saudi Arabia on Sunday rejected any “threats” of economic sanctions or political pressure — a day after United States President Donald Trump’s comments on the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. The statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency also warned that the kingdom will respond to any steps taken against it. This statement came after the Saudi 2 1

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish paper names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL: Turkish pro-government newspaper Sabah said on Wednesday it had identified a 15-member intelligence team it said was involved in the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was last seen a week ago entering the consulate in Istanbul to get documents related to his forthcoming marriage. His fiancée, waiting outside

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM ‘S Arabia allows consulate search over Khashoggi’

ANKARA: Saudi Arabia has agreed to let Turkish authorities search the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate after prominent journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Tuesday. "Saudi authorities said they were open to cooperation and that a search can be conducted at the consulate building," the ministry

October 8, 2018 7:37 AM 'US should demand answers from Saudi Arabia about disappearance, alleged killing of journalist'

The United States should "demand answers" from Saudi Arabia about the disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Washington Post said late Sunday — and punish the kingdom if cooperation is lacking. Khashoggi, a contributor to the Post who has been critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, vanished after an appointment 2 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey opens probe into missing Saudi journalist: report

ANKARA: Turkey has opened a probe into the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who has not been seen since he went inside the Saudi mission in Istanbul four days ago, the state-run Anadolu news agency said Saturday. Riyadh says Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, had left the consulate but Ankara says he is still inside. The news agency 1

October 5, 2018 12:00 AM Ukraine, Hungary expel consuls

KIEV/BUDAPEST: Ukraine and Hungary announced tit-for-tat expulsions of each other’s diplomats on Thursday, the latest in a series of spats between the neighbours that threatens to set back Kiev’s aspirations for European Union and Nato membership. Ukraine said it had given a Hungarian consul 72 hours to leave the country after accusing his consulate 2

October 5, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey summons Saudi envoy over Khashoggi

ANKARA: Turkey’s foreign ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia’s ambassador for consultations over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkish sources said on Thursday. They said the Saudi envoy was called in on Wednesday to clarify the whereabouts of Khashoggi, a critic of Riyadh’s foreign policy 2