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Global Media Angela Merkel to halt Saudi arms sales after Jamal Khashoggi's death
Author: 0 Angela Merkel to halt Saudi arms sales after Jamal Khashoggi's death

Prosecutors are seeking statements from a total of 45 employees, CNN Turk said. TRT also published photographs showing Khashoggi entering the consulate wearing what appeared to be a black jacket, light gray short and gray trousers. As the investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi continues, Turkish police on Monday found a vehicle belonging to the Saudi consulate and bearing diplomatic plates in a private parking lot in Istanbul's Sultangazi district, where it had been parked ...

Global Media 'We don't know where the body is' - Saudi FM on Jamal Khashoggi
Author: 0 'We don't know where the body is' - Saudi FM on Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish media reports and officials say a 15-member Saudi team flew to Istanbul, laid in wait for Khashoggi at the consulate and then cut off his fingers, killed and dismembered the 59-year-old writer. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) said the Saudi ambassador should be formally expelled from the United States if an investigation shows the crown prince's involvement.

Global Media Saudi cleric slams ‘fabrications’ over missing journalist
Author: 0 Saudi cleric slams ‘fabrications’ over missing journalist

Saudi authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. More than two weeks after Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul , Saudi Arabia said late Friday that the journalist was killed in an altercation in the diplomatic facility.

Global Media New clues from 911 call emerge
Author: 0 New clues from 911 call emerge

He said Wednesday investigators believe she's alive but in danger and he urged the public to continue calling in tips. Local authorities have said investigators do not believe she ran away and they don't consider her a suspect. "I don't know that answer", Fitzgerald told reporters. Denise Closs' husband, James Closs, had answered the door. Jayme Closs was reported missing Monday after her parents were founded murdered inside their family home.

Global Media Disagreement over Northern Ireland could prolong Brexit, angering many in UK
Author: 0 Disagreement over Northern Ireland could prolong Brexit, angering many in UK

Mr Barnier said that a Brexit accord was "possible but difficult", adding he was still not certain if a deal could be reached. Tusk also said the leaders expressed their resolve to stop the flow of illegal migration. She also faces a rebellion from her parliamentary partners, Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which has threatened to vote against her government's budget if she concedes to the EU's demands over the backstop .

Global Media #MeToo Allegations: Editors' Guild Asks MJ Akbar to Drop Defamation Case
Author: 0 #MeToo Allegations: Editors' Guild Asks MJ Akbar to Drop Defamation Case

The senior lawyer referred to the sequence of events and said that Akbar has resigned from the post of Minister of State for External Affairs due to these allegations and this showed the extent of damage caused to his reputation. On Monday, he filed a defamation case against Ramani. In a country where patriarchy has deep roots and women are not encouraged to speak out, women activists said Mr Akbar's resignation sent a strong message.

Global Media Train runs over people watching
Author: 0 Train runs over people watching "Dussehra celebrations", more than 50 killed

The people had gathered near the railway tracks when an Amritsar-bound train mowed them down. Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi tweeted: "Extremely saddened by the train accident in Amritsar ". 'My deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their loved ones and I pray that the injured recover quickly'. "We are evacuating people, injured taken to the hospital", ANI quoted a Punjab Police official as saying.

Global Media Trump And Supporters Have A Massive Laugh About Assaulting Journalists
Author: 0 Trump And Supporters Have A Massive Laugh About Assaulting Journalists

Given that Trump's under fire for his reaction to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , you'd think he might take it easy on the "violence against reporters" angle. "To celebrate an attack on a journalist who was simply doing his job is an attack on the First Amendment by someone who has taken an oath to defend it", he said, referring to the amendment to the U.S.

Global Media Taliban kill powerful Afghan police chief in Kandahar
Author: 0 Taliban kill powerful Afghan police chief in Kandahar

He said Kandahar Gov. Zalmay Wesa also died after being taken to a hospital, although security officials in the capital maintained Wesa was wounded but survived. strategy of securing the southern region against the Taliban. "He was seen as crucial to the security of Kandahar , the birthplace of the Taliban where the group continued to have a presence".

Global Media Reno man flying with California Air Guard dies in Ukraine crash
Author: 0 Reno man flying with California Air Guard dies in Ukraine crash

The General Staff of Ukraine's armed forces said the two-seat Su-27UB went down in the Kmelnitskyi region. The nationalities of the victims were not immediately revealed. "It is now under investigation and we will continue to provide more information as it becomes available", it added. U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) confirmed that an American military service member was aboard the Ukrainian Air Force SU-27 that crashed.

Global Media Victims of Crimea school attack killed by gunshots
Author: 0 Victims of Crimea school attack killed by gunshots

A security camera image carried by Russian media showed him calmly walking down the stairs of the school in the Black Sea city of Kerch, the shotgun in his gloved hand. "Civilians can own only hunting rifles and smooth-bore shotguns and must undergo significant background checks", AP points out. Kerch is the landing point and namesake of a bridge that opened earlier this year to connect Crimea to Russian Federation.

Global Media Hillary Clinton: Bill Did Not Abuse His Power in Lewinsky Affair
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: Bill Did Not Abuse His Power in Lewinsky Affair

Clinton said Lewinsky was an adult when she was entangled in a sex scandal with her husband and defended his by saying he was " absolutely not " abusing his power 20 years ago when the affair took flight. Despite the surge of candidates, Mrs Clinton said sexism is still front and centre in politics. Although the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee noted that Lewinsky was an adult, the potential for sexual abuse and harassment exists even if someone is over the age of 18, said Laura ...

Global Media Australia-Indonesia relationship could be 'thrown under bus' over Israel embassy comments
Author: 0 Australia-Indonesia relationship could be 'thrown under bus' over Israel embassy comments

Netanyahu tweeted afterwards that the Australian premier had "informed me that he is considering officially recognizing Jerusalem [al-Quds] as the capital of Israel & moving the Australian embassy to Jerusalem [al-Quds]". In May, the United States moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city despite indignation throughout the Arab world and protests within the Palestinian territories, which left 60 demonstrators dead.

Global Media Trump slams Senator’s claim to Native American heritage
Author: 0 Trump slams Senator’s claim to Native American heritage

That would put the American Indian share of her DNA within a range of 1.5 percent and 0.09 percent - just like millions of other white Americans. Yesterday Warren released an entire campaign in an attempt to refute claims she faked her heritage to get ahead in her career.

Global Media One dead, 18 injured as Hurricane Leslie rams into Portugal
Author: 0 One dead, 18 injured as Hurricane Leslie rams into Portugal

National Hurricane Centre ( NHC ) said . "The meteorological system has lost intensity but gained speed". One person was killed, 28 others lightly injured and 61 homeless as Hurricane Leslie sweeped through 13 districts during the weekend, according to Portuguese Lusa News Agency on Sunday.

Global Media Nepal rescuers retrieve bodies of 9 climbers
Author: 0 Nepal rescuers retrieve bodies of 9 climbers

A group of South Korean climbers and their guides have died on Nepal's Mount Gurja after a violent snowstorm hit their camp. The record-breaking climber Kim Chang-ho was among those killed in Nepal's worst climbing accident for two years.

Global Media People in Charlottesville Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day
Author: 0 People in Charlottesville Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

The celebration of Columbus Day, held on the second Monday of every October, has become growingly contested in recent years, with more USA cities choosing to honor the nation's indigenous people with their own day, which has been recognized by the United Nations since 1994.

Global Media Possible Faulty Part Prompts Pentagon to Ground F-35s
Author: 0 Possible Faulty Part Prompts Pentagon to Ground F-35s

For the F-35, it's not clear yet how many jets will be grounded for the long term. "During this mission the F-35B conducted an air strike in support of ground clearance operations, and the strike was deemed successful by the ground force commander", said a Marine Corps statement confirming the strike.

Global Media Air India flight hits compound wall at Trichy Airport, all passengers safe
Author: 0 Air India flight hits compound wall at Trichy Airport, all passengers safe

The passengers were shifted to another aircraft at Mumbai to travel to Dubai. The plane rushed down the Trichy airport runway at a speed of 250-290 km per hour and nicked the boundary wall before it was up in the air. Following this, however, the flight was diverted to Mumbai where it landed safely . The pilot in command has 3,600 hours of flying experience on the Boeing 737 , including 500 hours as a commander and the first officer has about 3000 hours of experience on the Boeing 737.

Global Media Cyclone Titli kills nine in AP, Odisha
Author: 0 Cyclone Titli kills nine in AP, Odisha

Gopalpur: Cyclone Titli made its landfall on Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast early this morning, bringing with it heavy rain and winds gusting at 140-150 kmph. Andhra Pradesh State Transport Corporation suspended its bus services as uprooted trees blocked roads at several places. Coconut plantations, banana and mango trees were the worst hit in the "very severe" cyclonic storm, according to a preliminary report prepared by the SDMA.

Global Media Suspect held in Germany over brutal killing of Bulgarian journalist
Author: 0 Suspect held in Germany over brutal killing of Bulgarian journalist

Bulgarian interior minister Mladen Marinov insisted on Monday there was no evidence to suggest the killing was linked to Ms Marinova's work. Bulgaria's prosecutor general, Sotir Tsatsarov, named the suspect as Severin Krasimirov. However, Marinova recently interviewed two Romanian journalists who were investigating politicians and businessmen for alleged corruption of European Union funds.

Global Media New finance minister Mboweni faces same old problems
Author: 0 New finance minister Mboweni faces same old problems

Ramaphosa made the announcement from Tuynhuys in Parliament. The office of the Public Protector said on Tuesday it would look into a complaint by the main opposition Democratic Alliance party about the investment, carried out when Nene was chairman of the fund and deputy finance minister.

Global Media Bellingcat investigators say second Skripal poisoning suspect identified
Author: 0 Bellingcat investigators say second Skripal poisoning suspect identified

The website said it discovered Mishkin's real identity after obtaining a scanned copy of his passport. Mishkin was said to have made repeated trips to Ukraine and had even stated the GRU headquarters as his home address. The group said it would provide forensic evidence and other information it used to conclude Petrov was Mishkin on Tuesday. In reaction to Bellingcat's latest report , British police said they would not comment on speculation regarding the real identities of those ...

Global Media NY limousine crash kills 20 people
Author: 0 NY limousine crash kills 20 people

Witnesses described a horrific scene following the crash, with people screaming and several bodies on the ground. Family members said the group was doing a tour of local breweries at the time of the crash. Also killed in the crash were three of the women's husbands: Axel Steenburg, Adam Jackson and Rob Dyson. Just last week, Karina Halse was laughing with her sister, Amanda Halse, at a plant shop in Vermont.

Global Media Former first daughter Barbara Bush ties the knot in Kennebunkport
Author: 0 Former first daughter Barbara Bush ties the knot in Kennebunkport

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine - Former first daughter Barbara Bush has gotten married. "And at one point we were all praying and Poppy ran and nearly tackled Barbara and gave her a huge hug". Without commenting on how she felt in that moment (and as an NBC News employee, not revealing who she voted for, unlike her sister), Jenna told The New York Times nearly a year later, in October 2017, "This moment, as a mother, feels a little frightening, because I'm nervous to have the TV on to hear some ...

Global Media Manhunt after two Israelis killed at West Bank factory
Author: 0 Manhunt after two Israelis killed at West Bank factory

The businesses operated at the Barkan Industrial Park employ a total of around 7,000 workers, half of them Israeli Jews and the other half Palestinian Arabs. The woman who was killed in the attack was identified as Kim Levengrond Yehezkel , 28, from Rosh Ha'ayin, and the man was named as Ziv Hajbi , 35, from Rishon Lezion.

Global Media Mrs Trump wraps up Africa solo tour
Author: 0 Mrs Trump wraps up Africa solo tour

Melania Trump also visited a children's orphanage in Nairobi and was went to the National Theatre where she saw children performing. In August, the White House announced the first lady would be visiting Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt to highlight programs successfully teaching children life well-being skills as part of her BE BEST campaign .

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Michael Could Turn Into 'Devastating' Hurricane Before It Hits Florida

Tropical Storm Watches and Hurricane Watches have been issued for portions of the Gulf Coast from Alabama-Mississippi border to Tampa Bay, Florida . Michael is the 13th named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, according to hurricane centre spokesman Dennis Feltgen. "This storm will be life-threatening and extremely unsafe".

Author: 0 Pompeo: 'Significant progress' in denuclearization talks with North Korea

He also urged the administration to stop selling arms to neighboring Taiwan , which China views as its territory. The Trump administration last month hit China with tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products, and Beijing retaliated by imposing tariffs on $60 billion worth of United States goods.

Global Media Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Says He Loves Working With Donald Trump
Author: 0 Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Says He Loves Working With Donald Trump

I really like working with him and we have achieved a lot in the Middle East, especially against extremism, extremist ideologies, terrorism and Daesh.We have huge investments between both countries. Prasad, the institute's head of advocacy. So we export as much as two barrels for any barrel that disappeared from Iran recently. Saudi Arabic is now pumping about 10.7 million barrels per day and can add a further 1.3 million bpd of production "if the market needed that", Prince Mohammed said.

Global Media Shahbaz Sharif arrested by NAB
Author: 0 Shahbaz Sharif arrested by NAB

He will be kept in a highly-secured lock-up inside the NAB Lahore office until his appearance in court, according to Dawn online. President Shehbaz Sharif was arrested by the country's anti-corruption body on Friday in a Rs 14 billion housing scam case.

Global Media Saudi Journalist Killed, Dismembered at Consulate in Istanbul
Author: 0 Saudi Journalist Killed, Dismembered at Consulate in Istanbul

We begin with a developing story from here in Turkey where officials reportedly believe a prominent Saudi journalist has been murdered inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan's adviser Aktay, who is also a friend of Khashoggi, told Reuters that Turkish authorities believed the group of 15 Saudi nationals were "most certainly involved" in his disappearance.

Global Media Russian agents hacked OPCW a week after Douma attack
Author: 0 Russian agents hacked OPCW a week after Douma attack

In scenes reminiscent of a Cold War spy novel, Dutch security services said they had expelled four Russian GRU agents in April after they attempted a cyber-attack on the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, from a vehicle parked in a nearby hotel.

Global Media Interpol chief goes missing
Author: 0 Interpol chief goes missing

On Friday, the French police started an investigation after the Meng's wife reported that he was missing , unidentified police officials told Reuters . He was elected Interpol president in November 2016, the first Chinese to take up the post , and is scheduled to serve until 2020. What is the full Interpol statement? According to reports in Chinese media, "Meng's position at China's Ministry of Public Security as a vice-minister had become untenable, as he lost his seat on its ...

Global Media The Head of Interpol Is Missing After a Trip to China
Author: 0 The Head of Interpol Is Missing After a Trip to China

Meng Hongwei's wife reported Friday that she had not heard from her 64-year-old husband since the end of September, when he left Lyon , France , where Interpol is based, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to provide details of an ongoing investigation.

Global Media Twitter reacts to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen moment
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen moment

After proving herself far from being twinkletoes during a tour of Africa, she made a decision to shimmy in on stage with Abba's Dancing Queen playing on the speakers during a Conservative Party conference. Someone else commented: "WHAT THE HELL JUST HAPPENED?!?!?!" It's not the first time she's tried to poke fun at her own dance moves, either. Her speech was aimed at providing an upbeat vision for Britain post-Brexit - and after eight years of austerity.

Author: 0 DOJ charges seven Russian officials for hacking doping critics

The indictment says the hacking was often conducted remotely. On 13 April they parked a auto outside OPCW building and at that point Dutch counter-terrorism officers intervened to disrupt the operation and the four GRU officers were ordered to leave the country.

Global Media Boris Johnson calls on Prime Minister to `chuck Chequers´
Author: 0 Boris Johnson calls on Prime Minister to `chuck Chequers´

In her first Conservative conference speech as leader in 2016 she railed against global elites, while her election manifesto rejected "untrammelled free markets". Johnson, who left the government during the summer over his opposition to May's Brexit plans and is the bookmakers' favorite to replace her, has declined to say whether he would challenge her for the leadership.

Author: 0 MA politicians react to Trump mocking Christine Blasey Ford at rally

I don't know, upstairs, downstairs, where was it? Flake had initially said he would vote for Kavanaugh after last week's hearings. In a one-man re-enactment of her testimony, with his voice alternating between inquisitor and an impression of Ford , Trump challenged the veracity of the testimony that has paused Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation process.

Author: 0 Flake says Trump's mocking of Ford 'appalling'

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers are scolding the Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to contact Ford about her claim the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted when they were teenagers in the 1980s. He said of Kavanaugh: 'a man's life is in tatters. President Trump said that if Kavanaugh did lie to Congress, then "that would not be acceptable", but the White House has said the administration does not feel that Kavanaugh lied under oath.

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