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Four top United States senators triggered an investigation on Oct. 10 into the disappearance of a Saudi journalist under a U.S. law intended to hold human rights abusers to account.
Greek police discovered the bodies of three women on Oct. 10 near the banks of the River Evros (Maritsa or Meriç) which marks the border with Turkey, and is a crossing for migrants and asylum seekers.
Five former bank workers in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, accused of lifting some 2.7 million euros worth of cash, gold and jewelry from safes, were released from pretrial custody on Thursday.
The five retired bank workers denied charges of embezzlement, among others, in their depositions to an investigating magistrate, who ordered their release.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Oct. 10 he was hopeful that Turkey would soon release an American pastor and end a two-year detention that has shaken relations between the NATO allies.
The number of political parties represented in Turkish Parliament has risen to nine.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's public mandate on "Investment Program Preparations for 2019-2021 Period," which prioritizes to preserve price stability while reducing inflation and to further strengthen fiscal discipline, was published in the Official Gazette on Oct. 11.
Riyadh. Bulgaria and Saudi Arabia still face much untapped potential in bilateral contacts in tourism and many other industries, Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova said at a meeting in Riyadh with Saudi Arabia's Assistant Minister of Economy and Planning, Khalid Al Shonaifi, quoted by the Ministry of Tourism.
Some 965,000 illicit drug pills were seized in the southern province of Adana on a Saudi Arabian cargo plane, a statement by the Adana Chief Public Prosecutor's Office said on Oct. 11.
Customers will be able to choose from among 1,500 brands, including as many as 350 local ones, Tanjug reported.
"This is no ordinary day and no ordinary store - this is a day when we are making a great step forward towards better life," Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said in Belgrade on Thursday.
Captain Andreea Oana Ardeleanu, 30, performed on Thursday at the Aeronautic Staff Training Base (BAIFPA) in Boboc, Buzau County (south-east), the assessment flight to become an instructor on the IAR 99 aircraft, thus having become the first woman pilot of the Romanian Air Force to be an instructor on a jet plane.