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Saudi king backs political solutions in Yemen, Syria

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

RIYADH (AA): Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Monday reiterated support for reaching political solutions to the conflicts in Yemen and Syria. In a speech to the Shura Council, a top advisory body, the monarch said the oil-rich kingdom would continue its efforts to resolve regional crises. “Our stand with Yemen was not an option…

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Nissan’s chairman arrested in Japan for alleged financial misconduct

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

YOKOHAMA (AFP): Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, a dramatic fall for a charismatic leader hailed for rescuing the Japanese carmaker from close to bankruptcy. Ghosn is also chairman and chief executive of Nissan’s French partner Renault and…

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Khashoggi case: Germany slaps travel ban on 18 Saudis

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

BERLIN (AA): Germany on Monday imposed a travel ban on 18 Saudi citizens over their suspected involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “These individuals are the members of a 15-man team and three others suspected of taking part in this plan,” Christofer Burger, deputy spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, told a news conference…

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