Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia says the journalist died due to a “huge mistake” at the consulate during a “fight”

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia says the journalist died due to a “huge mistake” at the consulate during a “fight”

Jamal Khashoggi was one of the highest-profile critics of Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman. For more than two weeks, Saudi Arabia repeated the same version: that Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist who disappeared in his consulate in Istanbul on October 2, had left after carrying out some paperwork. The government finally...

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6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Canada

6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Canada

Toronto : An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck off the Canadian province of British Columbia early on Monday. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred at 10:39 pm (local time) and hit a depth of 11 km. The temblor was situated 218...

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Putin: “Islamic State took 700 hostages in Syria”

Putin: “Islamic State took 700 hostages in Syria”

The Russian leader said the hostages were of US and European nationality, adding that the Islamic State was expanding its control in territory controlled by the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday (18.10.2018) that Islamic State (IS) terrorists have captured nearly 700 hostages in areas of Syria...

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Trump says that “certainly” it seems that Khashoggi is dead

Trump says that “certainly” it seems that Khashoggi is dead

Trump’s words came after he was informed about the news of the case by Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, recently arrived from a trip to Riyadh and Ankara. The president of the United States, Donald Trump, assured this Thursday (18.10.2018) that “certainly” it seems that the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

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Conflict in Crimea: attack in university leaves at least 19 dead and Russia speaks of “mass murder”

Conflict in Crimea: attack in university leaves at least 19 dead and Russia speaks of “mass murder”

At first the authorities believed that it was a bomb attack, now they speak of a “mass murder”. At least 19 people were killed and dozens wounded in an attack at a Crimean university, a territory annexed by Russia in 2014 under the condemnation of a large part of the...

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One dead and three wounded in Gaza by Israeli bombing in response to rocket

One dead and three wounded in Gaza by Israeli bombing in response to rocket

This is the first incident of rocket fire since the serious uptick in violence in the past July and August. Since then, the UN and Egypt have tried to mediate a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel.      A Palestinian died today (17.10.2018) and three were injured in the Gaza Strip by...

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Jamal Khashoggi case: US Senator Lindsey Graham accuses Saudi Prince Salman for being a “rogue crown prince”

Jamal Khashoggi case: US Senator Lindsey Graham accuses Saudi Prince Salman for being a “rogue crown prince”

WASHINGTON: US Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican close to President Donald Trump, on Tuesday accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ordering the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and called him a “rogue crown prince” who is jeopardizing relations with the United States. Many members of the US...

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India’s Union minister M.J. Akbar filed a defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

India’s Union minister M.J. Akbar filed a defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

NEW DELHI: India’s Union minister M.J. Akbar filed a defamation suit against one of at least 10 women accusing him of sexual harassment on Monday, calling her allegations false and malicious. The lawsuit names journalist Priya Ramani as the sole accused and says that she “intentionally put forward malicious, fabricated...

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The King of Saudi Arabia and the President of Turkey discuss the case of Jamal Khashoggi

The King of Saudi Arabia and the President of Turkey discuss the case of Jamal Khashoggi

King Salman of Saudi Arabia spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, media reported from both countries.  The Saudi Press Agency and Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported that countries are considering establishing a “working group” to discuss the Khashoggi case. King Salman...

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Infuriated women to stage protest and march in Chicago over Trump’s ‘anti-woman agenda’

Infuriated women to stage protest and march in Chicago over Trump’s ‘anti-woman agenda’

CHICAGO: Energized by a bitter fight over a US Supreme Court justice nominee, thousands of women were expected to march Saturday in Chicago and cast early midterm election ballots against the “anti-woman agenda” of President Donald Trump’s administration. The protest organized by Women’s March Chicago was a sign of the...

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