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Prince and President Escalate Battle Over Khashoggi Killing

ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey swept into Ankara’s wood-paneled Parliament on Tuesday to level his most direct attack yet against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, accusing his government of planning the “savage murder” and mutilation of the dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi. Hours later, Prince …

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Italy Is in Trouble. Here’s Why the World Should Care.

The European Union has sent the Italian budget back to Rome with a failing grade. Italian bonds are being pummeled in financial markets. Italy’s credit rating is perilously close to junk status. Bond traders and European politicians should be worried about such things. But do they really matter to ordinary …

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