Saudi Arabia swapping assets for freedom of some held in graft purge: sources

BEIRUT/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi authorities are striking agreements with some of those detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to hand over assets...

Lebanon’s Hariri to fly to Paris within 48 hours: source close to Hariri

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri is expected to leave Saudi Arabia for France within 48 hours, before flying home to Beirut to...

Lebanon accuses Saudi Arabia of holding its PM hostage

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s president on Wednesday accused Saudi Arabia of holding hostage prime minister Saad al-Hariri along with his family - the...

Japan’s PM says North Korea still developing missiles despite launch pause

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday said an almost two-month pause in North Korean missile tests was no indication...

Non-secessionist solution to Catalan crisis possible, says ex-leader

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s deposed president said he might consider a solution to Spain’s political crisis that did not involve the region’s secession,...
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Macron is popular – at least when he’s imprisoned in a snow globe

PARIS (Reuters) - His ratings may be down, but snow globes containing pictures of French President Emmanuel Macron are flying off the shelves...

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White House seeks $44 billion hurricane aid, far short of requests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those...