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Former ambassador "95 percent certain" Saudis killed missing journalist

Saturday  04:30,   13 october 2018

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

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 >>>

UN chided over new rights council members

Saturday  01:06,   13 october 2018

Some of the 18 newly elected members of the UN Human Rights Council are criticised as rights abusers.Campaigners had urged UN member states to oppose the candidacy of the Philippines and Eritrea and said the choice of Bahrain and Cameroon raised... >>>

Flames engulf German high-speed train, all passengers evacuated

Saturday  00:30,   13 october 2018

A German high-speed train traveling from Cologne to Munich caught fire early on Friday, prompting the evacuation of all 510 passengers without injury before flames ripped through two carriages and burned them out. Mass-selling daily Bild said a... >>>

The meteoric rise of Saudi's powerful Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is now suspected of ordering the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Friday  23:06,   12 october 2018

Few people had heard of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman before his father became king in 2015. The 33-year-old crown prince, who has pushed reforms and efforts to undermine his rivals, is now suspected of ordering a dissident's... >>>

UN highlights illegal Somali charcoal trafficking to Iran

Friday  22:57,   12 october 2018

Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab rebels are profiting from the illegal trafficking of charcoal exports produced in Somalia and transiting through Iran, United Nations experts said in a report recently shared with the UN Security Council.... >>>

Macron says it's unclear who in Iran ordered French bomb plot

Friday  22:33,   12 october 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday it was not clear whether a foiled attack on an Iranian opposition group in Paris was ordered by the higher echelons of Iranian authorities."As you know Iran is sometimes divided into different factions >>>

Appeal of US student barred from entering Israel rejected

Friday  22:33,   12 october 2018

The lawyer for a U.S. student who has been barred from entering Israel because of alleged involvement in a Palestinian-led boycott movement says that her appeal to remain in the country has been rejected.Lara Alqasem has until Sunday to decide... >>>

Mother shows her black and blue bruises after shielding her baby from a horrific hail storm in Australia

Friday  20:39,   12 october 2018

Australian mother Fiona Simpson received horrific injuries from a supercell hail storm in Queensland, Australia, Thursday, as she jumped on her baby Clara to protect her from the storm which smashed in two of her car windows.Fiona Simpson from... >>>

With new initiative, Michelle Obama is on a mission to improve the education of girls worldwide

Friday  20:39,   12 october 2018

Former first lady Michelle Obama has launched an international program that aims to support groups and community leaders who work to educate girls around the world, she announced Oct. 11. The Global Girls Alliance is a collective of smaller,... >>>

4 new weapons the US Army is developing to blow a hole in Russian defenses from incredible distance

Friday  20:18,   12 october 2018

The US Army wants big guns that can eliminate targets at incredible distances. Check out the four weapons the Army wants to take the fight to Russia and other major adversaries.The goal of the Long-Range Precision Fires team is to pursue range... >>>

Five Palestinians killed in border protests: Gaza medics

Friday  20:09,   12 october 2018

Israeli forces killed five Palestinians on Friday during border protests along Gaza's border, a spokesman for Gaza's Health Ministry said.Israeli military officials said they were checking the reports, amid weekly Palestinian protests along... >>>

Brazil presidential candidates seek to soften images ahead of run-off

Friday  19:39,   12 october 2018

Two weeks before a run-off to decide Brazil's presidency, the dueling far-right and leftist candidates are trying to soften their images to appeal to polarized voters. Rejigged campaigns were launched on Friday with new TV ads from the two --... >>>

Ebola showed up in a war zone. It’s not going well.

Friday  18:42,   12 october 2018

An outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo that started in July shows no sign of stopping. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Scott Dowell, an... >>>

Hundreds of homes to stop sharing an address after 7 confusing decades

Friday  18:39,   12 october 2018

A bizarre bureaucratic mistake in cash-strapped post-war Japan left 250 homes in Gifu with but one address between themThe repercussions have been unsurprising: Cards and letters ending up at the wrong house. Pizza deliveries gone missing. Dinner... >>>