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#MeToo Setback: Austrian politician convicted of libel for accusing man of sexual harassment on Facebook

Sunday  01:27,   14 october 2018
usatoday

An Austrian politician was convicted of libel after she accused a beer store owner of sending her sexual harassment messages on FacebookIn an unprecedented case, a judge at the Regional Court for Criminal Matters in Vienna ruled that Green Party... >>>

'Sleepwalking' with India's guerrillas

Saturday  18:51,   13 october 2018
bbc

Anthropologist Alpa Shah lived among them to understand why they shunned democracy to take up arms. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Eyelids... >>>

11 killed in crash of car carrying migrants in Greece

Saturday  13:51,   13 october 2018
msn

Greek police say that a car carrying migrants collided with a truck in northern Greece, killing 11 people.Ten of the victims were believed to be migrants who crossed into the Greece from Turkey. The 11th person was the car's driver and a suspected... >>>

Andrew Brunson: The pastor at the center of tensions between the US and Turkey

Saturday  13:03,   13 october 2018
cnn

Turkey described Andrew Brunson as a spy who attempted to overthrow the government in 2016. But to US officials, he was a Christian family man who was wrongfully detained. Who is Brunson, and why was he at the center of tensions between the two... >>>

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Saturday  11:52,   13 october 2018
msn

All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent... >>>

Four Maldives' election officials flee to Sri Lanka, citing threats

Saturday  11:27,   13 october 2018
reuters

Intimidation and threats drove four members of an election panel in the Maldives to flee the island nation, two officials said on Saturday, a day before its top court hears defeated president Abdulla Yameen's challenge to his election loss last... >>>

Australia says delivery of F-35 jets not disrupted by Sept. crash

Saturday  09:30,   13 october 2018
reuters

The Australian Defence Force on Saturday said its deliveries of F-35 fighter jets from the United States were still on track, despite the planes being grounded after one of the aircraft crashed in September. All U.S. and international F-35 jets made >>>

Saudi Arabia calls murder claims 'lies'

Saturday  08:54,   13 october 2018
bbc

Turkish officials say journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and killed in the Saudi consulate.Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz's denial comes 11 days after Mr Khashoggi was last seen entering the... >>>

At least 10 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

Saturday  08:30,   13 october 2018
msn

At least ten people have died and as many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday. Heavy downpours since Wednesday triggered flooding and landslides that hit some 24 villages >>>

How Chinese hackers are "costing real jobs inside America"

Saturday  08:03,   13 october 2018
cbsnews

John Carlin, the man who brought the first-ever charges against Chinese hackers, says the U.S. is not doing enough to combat cyber warfare . John Carlin, who served as assistant attorney general for national security in the Obama administration,... >>>

Australia seeks to ban schools from expelling gay students

Saturday  07:03,   13 october 2018
reuters

Australia aims to ban private or religious schools from expelling students on the basis of their sexuality, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.Debate over personal rights is growing ahead of a crucial by-election for Morrison's ruling... >>>

Israel orders immediate halt of fuel deliveries to Gaza

Saturday  05:30,   13 october 2018
aljazeera

Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has ordered an immediate halt to fuel deliveries headed to Gaza in response to what he said were attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians, his office announced on Friday. "Israel will not... >>>

China State Media Calls on U.S. to Avert ‘Full-Scale Face-Off’

Saturday  05:30,   13 october 2018
bloomberg

China denounced Trump administration accusations of election-meddling as “Sinophobia” and urged the U.S. to steer the world’s two largest economies off their collision course. In a toughly worded commentary on Friday, the official Xinhua News Agency >>>

Former ambassador "95 percent certain" Saudis killed missing journalist

Saturday  04:30,   13 october 2018
cbsnews

Jamal Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2CBS News has confirmed that Turkish officials told the U.S. they have audio and video recordings of Khashoggi's interrogation inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.... >>>

Trump will call Saudi king over missing journalist Khashoggi

Saturday  02:33,   13 october 2018
usatoday

Trump said Friday that he will call Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to discuss the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Khashoggi, a critic of the government who lived in self-imposed exile in the United States, went missing Oct. 2 after >>>