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Sat October 20, 18

Fight at Consulate Led to Journalist's Death, Saudis Say - Sat October 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Saudi Arabia early Saturday acknowledged for the first time journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul, capping weeks of uncertainty over the fate of the Saudi government critic. more ...
Fri October 19, 18

Mexico to Offer Visas to Caravan Migrants, but Only 100 a Day - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Mexican authorities have agreed to grant humanitarian and asylum visas to a caravan of 3,000 Honduran migrants massing at the country's southern border—but the authorities also appear to be breaking up the group into smaller pieces more ...

Exports Keep China's Economy Warm, but Winter Is Coming - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
As China's economic growth weakens faster than expected and uncertainty from the trade fight with the U.S. casts a shadow over business, a surprising driver has been exports. But that may soon peter out. more ...

Europe, Asia Nations Join U.S.'s Economic Pushback Against China - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
U.S. efforts to counter China's global economic push got a boost from European and Asian countries, which also want to capitalize on Washington's fight with Beijing. more ...

Pope Francis' Handling of Sex-Abuse Cases Fractures a Catholic Stronghold - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The pope's keen instincts as a communicator have abandoned him at crucial moments, especially in Chile, where allegations have swept up 167 Catholic officials and 178 victims so far. Sex-abuse victims say he has dismissed coverup allegations and wavered on promised disciplinary action. more ...

Afghan Elections Delayed in Kandahar After Taliban Attack - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Less than a day after the assassination of one of Afghanistan's most powerful anti-Taliban leaders, the Kabul government postponed voting in Kandahar province for this weekend's crucial parliamentary elections. more ...

EU Ratchets Up Fight Over Poland's Supreme Court - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The European Union's top court ordered Poland to suspend a purge of the country's supreme court, escalating a battle over the rule of law that has split Europe between East and West. more ...

Moon's Push to Ease North Korea Sanctions Falls Flat - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
South Korea's president is trying—and so far failing—to rally European support for loosening sanctions on North Korea, a move that risks putting him at odds with the Trump administration's efforts to maintain pressure on Pyongyang. more ...

Tourists Are Boldly Going Into African Trouble Spots - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
A Gabonese gambit is at the leading edge of a trend attracting a growing list of African economies: frontier-tourism products in places that visitors often more-closely associate with conflict or instability. more ...

Radical Islamic Preacher Is Freed in U.K. - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Anjem Choudary was released from a British jail after serving half his sentence for inciting support of Islamic State, the latest in a stream of people arrested on terrorism charges who have been discharged in the U.K. over the past year. more ...

China Growth Slows to 6.5%; Finance Officials Try to Soothe Worried Investors - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
China's economic expansion slowed to its weakest pace since the financial crisis, as top financial regulators launched an extraordinary coordinated effort to calm jittery investors. more ...

Najib's Former Deputy Charged as Malaysia Graft Probes Bite - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Malaysia charged a former deputy prime minister with breaking money-laundering and corruption laws as Mahathir Mohamad's government steps up investigations into graft allegations plaguing the former administration. more ...

Trump Talks Tough, Sends Mixed Signals on Saudis - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
President Trump said Thursday that a prominent Saudi journalist is likely dead and his Treasury secretary called off plans to attend a Saudi investment conference next week, amid strains over how to react to the suspected death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. more ...

Saudi Journalist's Disappearance Reshapes Mideast Power Balance - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Just over two weeks since the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, it is already clear that the fallout has profoundly reshaped the balance of power in the Middle East and impaired U.S. leverage in the region. more ...

Powerful Afghan Police Chief Killed in Attack; Top U.S. Commander Escapes - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
One of Afghanistan's most powerful figures was killed and the top U.S. commander in the country escaped unharmed as bodyguards opened fire following a meeting. more ...

'Crimea's Columbine': Massacre Draws Comparisons to U.S. Shootings - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The death toll in a shooting-and-bombing rampage at a Crimea college campus rose to 20 as grisly details emerged about an attack that drew comparisons to school shootings in the U.S. more ...

Mattis Tries to Dial Back Confrontation With China - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held talks with his Chinese counterpart against a backdrop of confrontations over trade and other disputes between the Trump administration and Beijing in what officials said was an effort to halt the slide in defense relations. more ...

Ease or Squeeze? U.S., Seoul Split Over North Korea Policy - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Friction is growing between South Korea and the U.S. over how best to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear program, with Washington maintaining pressure and Seoul seeking to ease sanctions. more ...

From Anguished Appeal to Trump Tweet: The Doctor Who Changed U.S. Foreign Policy - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
President Trump often uses Twitter as a bully pulpit, but one tweet of his on Sept. 4 may have helped avert a massacre in Syria, says Rim Albezem, a New Jersey cardiologist who was the missive's unlikely catalyst. more ...

U.S. Closes Jerusalem Consulate Serving Palestinians - Fri October 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The Trump administration said it would merge its Jerusalem consulate responsible for relations with the Palestinians into its U.S. Embassy there, another symbolic blow to American-Palestinian relations. more ...
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