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Trump asked to determine Saudi prince's 'role' in Khashoggi murder
November 21, 2018
The US president is asked to determine whether the crown prince was involved in the Khashoggi murder.

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Trump and land fears boost South Africa's white right 'state'
November 21, 2018
When U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to investigate large scale killings of white farmers in South Africa and violent takeovers of land, Pretoria said he was misinformed. Elsewhere, there was quiet satisfaction.
In Papua New Guinea shanty-towns, residents question APEC legacy
November 21, 2018
Barely a five-minute drive from the $50 million conference venue for the just-concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea's capital, a makeshift squatter settlement is tucked away from visiting world leaders.
Kenyan police say gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer, wound five in attack on coast
November 21, 2018
Kenyan police said on Wednesday unidentified gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer in the coastal region of Kilifi during an attack in which five people were wounded, the first time a foreigner has been abducted in Kenya in several years.
Police harassment of Chinese reporter sparks anger and apology
November 21, 2018
A Chinese environmental journalist's account of police harassment while reporting on a chemical spill has sparked widespread condemnation online and an apology from the police.
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Desperate Venezuelans Dig Up Paradise in Search of Gold
November 21, 2018
The indigenous Pemon people have long served as stewards of the national park that holds the world’s highest waterfall. Now Venezuela’s economic distress has pushed them into digging for gold in vast open-pit mines.
Megyn Kelly Nears Deal to Leave NBC News With Entirety of $69 Million Contract
November 21, 2018
Megyn Kelly is nearing a deal with Comcast Corp.’s NBC News to walk away with the full value left on her three-year, $69 million contract with the network, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Federal Resources Are Paying Undercover Informants in the Migrant Caravan: Report
November 20, 2018
According to NBC News, the Department of Homeland Security is monitoring group text messages and paying undercover informants.
Trump Says He Stands With Saudi Arabia Despite Khashoggi Murder
November 20, 2018
The CIA reportedly determined with high confidence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had knowledge of the killing.
There’s yet Another Sticking Point in the Brexit Deal: Gibraltar
November 20, 2018
The Spanish government is angry that a previously agreed side deal is missing from the Brexit draft.
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WORLD • Markets
Safe haven dollar firms on global slowdown fears, trade tensions
November 21, 2018
The dollar steadied against its major peers on Wednesday amid escalating concerns over slowing global growth and the U.S.-China trade war.
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Safe haven dollar firms on global slowdown fears, trade tensions
November 21, 2018
The dollar steadied against its major peers on Wednesday amid escalating concerns over slowing global growth and the U.S.-China trade war.
Gold inches down as safe haven demand lifts dollar
November 21, 2018
Gold prices slipped on Wednesday on the back of a stronger dollar amid concerns over issues such as U.S.-China trade and Brexit.
Oil bounces by $1 per barrel after 6-percent plunge, but outlook still weak
November 21, 2018
Oil prices saw an advance of around $1 per barrel on Wednesday after plunging by more than 6 percent the previous day, lifted by a report of a surprise fall in U.S. commercial crude inventories as well as record Indian crude imports.
Asia markets mostly lower as investors trade cautiously after Wall Street slump
November 21, 2018
Major indexes in Australia, Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong declined amid shaky investor confidence following overnight declines in U.S. stocks. 
Dollar rebounds from 2-week low as risk sentiment worsens
November 20, 2018
The dollar rallied from a two-week low on Tuesday as a sell-off in world stock markets spurred safe-haven bids and investors worried about slowing global growth. 
Gold eases within tight range as dollar firms
November 20, 2018
Gold inched lower on Tuesday, pressured by a slight uptick in the dollar and held a narrow range in light trade ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.
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WORLD • Economy
Global markets retreat as tech rout spreads
November 21, 2018
Big five ‘Faang’ stocks have now shed more than $1tn in value since recent highs
Global markets retreat as tech rout spreads
November 21, 2018
Big five ‘Faang’ stocks have now shed more than $1tn in value since recent highs

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WORLD • Opinion
Capitalizing on Africa’s Demographic Dividend
November 20, 2018

With as many as 20 million young people poised to join the workforce every year for the next three decades, Africa has an opportunity to shift the balance of local and global growth with a purpose: jobs. But it is far from inevitable that it will do so.

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letters: Should Democrats Stick With Pelosi?
November 20, 2018
One reader urges older Democrats to step aside, while two others hope that the former House speaker will be the next one, too.
letters: When Trump Acts Juvenile, Just Ignore Him!
November 20, 2018
One reader urges the media to spend a few weeks ignoring the president’s “peccadilloes.” Another chides The Times for a scientific lapse.
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