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Jamal Khashoggi. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 22, 2018, 06.53 PM (IST)

Pakistan says will open Kartarpur Corridor for Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary

Pakistan said Thursday that it would open the Kartarpur corridor for Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary. "Pakistan has already conveyed to India its decision to open Kartarpura Corridor for Baba Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary," Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi tweeted Thursday. 

CIA has recording of Saudi Crown Prince Salman saying 'silence Khashoggi': Turkish news website

The CIA has a recording of a phone call in which Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave instructions to "silence Jamal Khashoggi as soon as possible", Turkish news website Hurriyet Daily News said on Thursday.

Nissan board sacks Carlos Ghosn as chairman: Media

Nissan board members have sacked disgraced Carlos Ghosn as chairman, local media reported Thursday, which would be a spectacular fall from grace for the once-revered boss whose arrest for financial misconduct stunned the car industry and the business world.

EU, UK agree draft on 'ambitious' post-Brexit ties

The EU and Britain on Thursday agreed a draft declaration laying out plans for "ambitious, broad, deep and flexible" relations after Brexit, setting the stage for the divorce to be finalised at a weekend summit.

Wife of UK scholar jailed in UAE blames London

The wife of a British scholar who was sentenced to life for spying in the United Arab Emirates accused the Foreign Office on Thursday of ignoring her pleas for help.