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Saudi sent 'cover-up team' to dispose of Khashoggi body: report

Saudi sent 'cover-up team' to dispose of Khashoggi body: report

Saudi Arabia deployed a chemist and toxicology expert to Istanbul after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an attempt to cover up evidence of the killing, a Turkish newspaper reported on Monday. The murder of the Saudi royal-insider-turned critic inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in...

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Khashoggi killing: sons ask Saudis to return his body

Khashoggi killing: sons ask Saudis to return his body

The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have asked Saudi authorities to return the body of their father so the family can properly grieve, they told CNN in an interview aired Sunday. Khashoggi was killed inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul by a team sent from Riyadh on October...

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Chinese village asks Dutch court to order mummy’s return

Chinese village asks Dutch court to order mummy’s return

Chinese villagers embroiled in a fight over the ownership of a 1,000-year-old mummified monk made a passionate plea last week for their idol to be returned as the case wrapped up in a Dutch court. The small eastern Chinese village of Yangchun has accused Dutch collector Oscar van Overeem of...

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Storms, floods in Sicily kill at least 10 people, 2 missing

Storms, floods in Sicily kill at least 10 people, 2 missing

Rainstorms lashing Sicily have killed at least 10 people, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said before heading Sunday for the stricken Mediterranean island. State radio said nine of those victims were in a home that was flooded by a rapidly swelling river in the countryside near Palermo....

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Meryl Streep and JK Rowling sign letter to UN over death of Jamal Khashoggi

Meryl Streep and JK Rowling sign letter to UN over death of Jamal Khashoggi

More than 100 writers, actors and activists have signed an open letter urging the UN to launch an independent investigation Meryl Streep, JK Rowling and Zadie Smith have all added their names to an open letter calling on the United Nations to investigate the death of the journalist...

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Turkey recalls Uganda envoy over ancient Greek costume 'scandal'

Turkey recalls Uganda envoy over ancient Greek costume 'scandal'

The Turkish foreign ministry Saturday recalled its ambassador to Uganda after she was photographed at a reception for Turkey's annual Republic Day wearing a dress reportedly inspired by ancient Greece. Ambassador Sedef Yavuzalp hosted the reception in Kampala for the annual October 29...

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US service member killed, another injured in Kabul

US service member killed, another injured in Kabul

A member of the U.S. armed forces was killed and another wounded in an apparent insider attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, an official said on Saturday. Debra Richardson, spokeswoman for the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission, said in a statement the attacker was a member of the Afghan...

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Pakistan: Life back to normal after protests end

Pakistan: Life back to normal after protests end

Education institutions, roads and markets reopened on Saturday across the country after the government reached an agreement with religious groups last night, an official said. "The protest has been called off after government accepted our demands and signed an agreement with our party"...

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Erdogan: Saudi Arabia still has many questions to answer about Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

Erdogan: Saudi Arabia still has many questions to answer about Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

By Recep Tayyip Erdogan The story is all too familiar: Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and a family man, entered Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 for marriage formalities. No one – not even his fiancee, who was waiting outside the compound — has ever seen him...

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Erdogan says top Saudi officials ordered Khashoggi hit

Erdogan says top Saudi officials ordered Khashoggi hit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said the order for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing came from the top levels of the Saudi government. In an opinion piece published in The Washington Post, Erdogan said Turkey knows the perpetrators are among the 18 suspects detained...

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US move to lift sanctions on Turkey 'important stage'

US move to lift sanctions on Turkey 'important stage'

A recent move by the U.S. to lift sanctions on two Turkish ministers is an important step for normalizing strained ties between the two countries, Turkey's ruling party spokesman said. Speaking after a Justice and Development (AK) Party meeting, Omer Celik said the U.S. decision to lift...

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Greek authorities break ring smuggling migrants to Italy

Greek authorities break ring smuggling migrants to Italy

Greek authorities say they have broken a criminal organization that smuggled migrants from Greece to Italy by yacht, and have arrested eight suspected members. A coast guard statement says the ring had been about to smuggle 119 people to Italy on the yacht when they were arrested early...

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Israeli official: Khashoggi death 'despicable' but Iran greater challenge

Israeli official: Khashoggi death 'despicable' but Iran greater challenge

An Israeli official on Friday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul "despicable" but said that cementing ties with Gulf states in the struggle against Iran was Israel's overriding concern. In his remarks to radio station 102 FM, Energy...

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Germany hardening line on Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi

Germany hardening line on Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi

Germany is still waiting for a transparent and credible investigation from Saudi Arabia into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and is ready to take action in light of new findings, a government spokesman has said. The spokesman, who asked not to be named, told Anadolu Agency that Germany...

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Journalist killings outside of conflict zones rising

Journalist killings outside of conflict zones rising

Killings of journalists outside of armed conflict zones are on the rise, according to reports. The recent killing of Jamal Khashoggi has put the issue squarely back into the global spotlight as the world marks Nov. 2 as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists....

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Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away: Pompeo

Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it may take "a handful more weeks" before Washington has enough evidence to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The murder has placed strain on the decades-old alliance between the United...

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China urged to move 'beyond reform rhetoric' at trade expo

China urged to move 'beyond reform rhetoric' at trade expo

European ambassadors and foreign business lobbies are calling on China to introduce "bold" and concrete market reforms at a Shanghai trade fair next week that the government touts as proof of its commitment to opening up. President Xi Jinping on Monday formally kicks off the week-long China...

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Google workers around the world protest its corporate culture

Google workers around the world protest its corporate culture

Thousands of Google employees and contractors staged brief midday walk-outs Thursday at offices across Asia, Europe and North America to protest sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace. At Google's global headquarters in Mountain View, California, hundreds of...

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