Pakistani finance minister Asad Umar on Saturday warned the country was fast heading towards bankruptcy. During a meeting with Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Wednesday, he said the people of Pakistan were proud of Saudi Arabia as it always helped Pakistan through hard times, adding that the generosity of the Saudi government should never be forgotten.
Oil fell towards $75 a barrel to its lowest since late August on Wednesday, pressured by concern that demand is weakening and supply ample even as US sanctions loom on oil exporter Iran. Iran's minister of petroleum says Saudi Arabia has submitted to U.S. pressure, violating an OPEC agreement reached in June not to raise its production.
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Saudi Arabia claimed Saturday that Khashoggi , 59, accidentally died in the consulate after an altercation with a team that was sent to negotiate his return. Turkish investigators have released security camera images showing that a Saudi body double was used in the attempted cover-up of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi .
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Numerous details in the Saudi story were also provided anonymously. Here are some of the questions the story lines raise. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who is traveling in the region, said the Saudi explanation was a "good first step but not enough".
According to the woman's 53-year-old daughter, the argument started because her mother, who was returning from a holiday created to cheer her up on the one-year anniversary of her husband's death, has arthritis and took some time to move out of the way so the man could reach the window seat.
Honduran migrants taking part in a caravan heading to the US rest as they arrive at the border crossing point with Mexico, in Ciudad Tecun Uman, Guatemala , on October 19, 2018. 19, 2018. The Mexican government also released handout video of migrants on a bus being told by an official that they would be assisted in being processed for any asylum claims they may have.
According to a statement by the presidential press office, Erdogan and Trump agreed on the Khashoggi case need to be cleared up with all aspects. After two weeks denying any involvement in the 59-year-old's disappearance, Saudi Arabia on Saturday said Khashoggi, a critic of the crown prince, died during a fight in the building.
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Speaking to reporters in Rome , EU budget chief Pierre Moscovici said the EU Commission and many other EU nations are anxious by Italy's spending plans, which will see the country's budget deficit rise to 2.4 percent of GDP, three times higher than agreed upon by the previous government.
Nancy Sparks, managing director at delivery service company FedEx, said in 2015 that under the UPU's rate structure, "the haves pay the have nots". The move would escalate a trade dispute with China. Companies like San Francisco-based Wish.com could suffer if the USA withdraws. Poor and developing countries are assessed lower rates than wealthier countries, an arrangement that has benefited China.
That's its weakest quarterly growth since the depths of the global financial crisis in early 2009 and below economists' expectations of 6.6%. As it is, soaring corporate and local-government debts are threatening the long-term health of the world's second-largest economy .
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The country made the decision to cut its oil imports long before USA sanctions against Iran take effect in November 4. "While the correlation between oil and equities tends to come and go, the relationship has been strong of late as the oil complex has been able to put some seemingly bullish geopolitical developments on hold for now while focusing, instead, upon some significant loosening in global oil balances", Jim Ritterbusch, president of Ritterbusch and Associates, said in a note.
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Turkish sources have told the Reuters news agency the authorities have an audio recording indicating Khashoggi , a U.S. resident who wrote columns for the Washington Post , was killed. "I think we'll be making a statement, a very strong statement", Trump said. As the USA toughened its response to Khashoggi's disappearance , Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pulled out of a major Saudi investment conference Thursday amid global pressure.
Canada is the first G7 country (economically dominant countries that include France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States) to fully legalize recreational marijuana . Scroll through to see the drinks companies that have already expressed an interest in the sector . "It's not fair to expect the government to deliver everything perfectly Day 1 when this is a huge transition", said Ian Dawkins, president of the Cannabis Commerce Association of Canada.
The deficit is equivalent to 3.9 per cent of GDP, up from 3.5 per cent in the 2017 fiscal year, according to the report . So far, however, the trend is pointing in the opposite direction, according to the budget report. The government ran a $779 billion deficit in the fiscal year that ended September 30, the Treasury Department said Monday. The government's financial year runs from October to September, unlike calendar years that begin in January.
The jackpots for the nation's two largest lottery games continue to grow. There were some big winners Wednesday night, though, including one ticket sold in Florida worth $2 million because it matched five numbers and the Power Play. They're stuck at a miserable one in 302.5 million. For comparison, MI players bought 3.8 million tickets for Tuesday night's drawing - with 2.6 million purchased on Tuesday alone - when the jackpot was $667 million.
The Washington Post published Khashoggi's final column in which he pleads for press freedom throughout the Arab world. "I want to find out what happened, where is the fault, and we will probably know that by the end of the week", Trump later told reporters.
Mnuchin has been facing calls to cancel his plans to attend after Khashoggi vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The Saudi journalist's Turkish colleagues and several Turkish officials have voiced concerns that he was murdered in the consulate. According to Yeni Safak , Saudi Arabia's consul to Istanbul, Mohammed al-Otaibi, can be heard on one tape saying during Khashoggi's torture: "Do this outside.
These stores have been encouraged to shut down and apply for a license to sell or risk being shut out of the legal market. Though Nova Scotia has established a government monopoly on cannabis sales, the newly opened stores do not have the high-strength extracts that Enns has spent years providing for many of his patients, including people with cancer.
It is said the meeting was coordinated by NITI Aayog and it focussed on challenges posed by volatile oil prices and the U.S. sanctions on Iran that come into effect from 4 November. "Prime Minister Modi made a strong case for a partnership between the producers and consumers in the oil market as it exists in other markets", the statement said.
The president said the truth would come out "by the end of the week". The timing of the transfer, first reported by the New York Times , raised questions about a potential payoff as Riyadh seeks to manage the blowback over allegations that Saudi agents were responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance.
Audi has been fined €800 million (around £700m) as part of a settlement with German prosecutors investigating breaches of diesel emissions rules. Volkswagen said Tuesday it accepted the fine imposed by German prosecutors, waving its right to appeal.
In a climate-addled world where staple crops such as wheat, corn, soybeans and rice are predicted to decline in yield and nutritional value, pressure will likely mount to use barley as a source of food rather than to make brew. Instead, a new study says beer prices could double, on average, because of the price of malted barley, a key ingredient in the world's favorite alcoholic drink.
The sale of legal recreational marijuana has begun in Canada , making it the second country with a nationwide legal pot market. Uruguay was first was the first country to legalize marijuana. Trudeau told reporters that parents will play a role in talking to their kids about the drug and repeated his oft-stated view that a regulated market for marijuana - a pillar of his 2015 election campaign - will keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian kids and combat the flourishing black market.
USA light crude oil CLc1 was up 30 cents at $72.22. "Shale oil production continues unabated in the United States", said Carsten Fritsch, commodities analyst at Commerzbank. In a conference call with reporters in Luxemburg after his travel to India for talks on the Iranian oil issue, the Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told reporters that their goal remains getting countries importing oil from Iran to zero as quickly as possible.