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Oil price to increase amid market volatility says investment bank

INVESTMENT bank UBS has predicted the oil price will increase in the last quarter amid continued market volatility following attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities last month.

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Israel likely had a role in Iraq airstrike that has roiled US-Iraqi relations

The US government has assessed that Israel was likely involved in a strike that took place north of Baghdad last month, a strike that has complicated America’s relationship with Baghdad, according to two US officials.

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Istanbul’s new mayor faces stiff road ahead after landslide win

Turkey’s main opposition scored a major blow against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month when it won control of Istanbul, but now faces a wounded government reluctant to relinquish power.

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EU demands UK government answers over European election ‘voting obstacles’

The European Commission has complained to the UK government over obstacles it says stopped EU citizens entitled to vote from casting a ballot in last month’s European elections.

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Racism persists in the heart of the EU

Ahead of last month’s European Parliament election, the Continent’s leaders and top-job candidates lamented at length the small number of women in high-ranking EU positions and promised to do better, pledging to work toward gender parity in the next Commission. Yet none of them even mentioned an equally great — if not worse — failure of representation: the dearth of people of color in Brussels’ corridors of power.

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UN expected to approve larger Yemen operation

The UN Security Council is expected on Wednesday to approve an expanded ceasefire monitoring mission in Hodeidah, to try and ensure Yemen’s warring parties stick to a plan agreed on last month to de-escalate the country’s war.

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Sudan Protests Death Toll Reaches 24, Panel Says

The death toll from protests in Sudan that began last month has risen to 24, the head of the Sudanese government fact-finding committee, Amer Ibrahim, said Saturday.

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Saudi Crown Prince Arrives in Egypt on Third Leg of Arab Tour

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Egypt on Monday, the third leg of his first trip abroad since the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey last month.

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Donald Trump stands by Saudi crown prince despite Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

S President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month.

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Pompeo stops in Afghanistan to seize on momentum for Taliban peace talks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday, hoping to give new momentum to peace talks with the Taliban in the wake of a brief truce last month, just as reports swirled that the militant group was ramping up violence against American and Afghan forces.

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Syrian refugees say Turkish border guards shooting at them

Abdulkarim Khalaf opened his eyes on last month to find himself lying in a hospital bed in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ayn, near the border with Turkey. When the 18-year-old tried to ask about his two cousins, nobody in the room could understand the sounds he was making, distorted by the many wounds to his face and body.

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Cyber threat is escalating in size and frequency

Almost all the speakers who attended the 2018 CyberTech conference in Tel Aviv last month hammered home the message that, as more and more devices are being connected to the internet, and with the greater use of cloud computing, the cyberattack surface is getting wider.

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No safe place for SEAsia’s Shia Muslims

n Islamic cleric in Malaysia stirred controversy last month after claiming that Shiites, members of a minority Muslim sect, pose a national-security threat and that action should be taken against them.

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Mexico recognises Honduran president as winner of disputed election

Mexico recognised Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Tuesday as the winner of last month’s election, just days after the Organization of American States called for a fresh vote to dispel widespread allegations of fraud.

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US Navy prepares to comb sea bed for crashed plane, sailors

The U.S. Navy said it will deploy deep water salvage experts to search for a transport aircraft that crashed in the western Pacific last month, killing three sailors.

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Radioactive Cloud Originated in Russia: What Might Have Caused It?

A mysterious cloud of radioactive material that hovered over Europe last month came from Russia, Russian weather monitoring data released today (Nov. 21) suggests.

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