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Trump to meet Chinese president as trade talks ‘move along’

China and the United States are locked in an increasingly bitter trade war.

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273 Afghan civilians killed in October – Report

In September, 240 civilians lost their lives and 350 injured as a result of terrorist attacks and clashes across the country.

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China birth rate set to continue decline this year: China Daily

Growing concerns about the country’s rapidly aging population prompted a move by China in 2016 to allow all couples to have a second child.

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UK’s Duchess, Kate, sees letters of relatives killed in World War 1

Three children of Kate’s great-grandfather were killed during the war.

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Istanbul prosecutor says Khashoggi was suffocated

Khashoggi’s horrific killing has escalated into a crisis for the world’s top oil exporter.

U.S. President Donald Trump with Saudi Arabia King Salman

Republican senators urge Trump to suspend nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia

The five U.S. lawmakers are led by Marco Rubio.

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Austria backs out of UN global migration pact

Hungary also backed out of the pact.

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Pakistan Supreme Court frees Christian woman accused of blasphemy

A party has launched street protests blocking roads in major cities to condemn the ruling.

U.S. may end birthright citizenship – Trump

The president’s comments came a week ahead of the highly-contested midterm elections.

Apple to unveil iPads with facial recognition

Apple introduced new iPhones and Apple Watches last month.

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Court sentences Bangladesh ex-PM to two extra years in prison

Ms Khaleda was jailed for five years in a separate case in February.Ms Khaleda was jailed for five years in a separate case in February.

Angela Merkel

Merkel to step down as German chancellor in 2021

Mrs Merkel’s leadership has withered since the 2015 European refugee crisis when she welcomed over one million refugees to Germany.

Trumps, Clintons, Obama condemn Jewish Synagogue shooting killing 11

The shooter has been arrested and charged

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Khashoggi’s friends hold vigil outside Saudi consulate in Istanbul

Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of the crown prince, disappeared after entering the consulate.

Jamal Khashoggi [Photo: Middle East Monitor]

Khashoggi’s son leaves Saudi Arabia for U.S., rights group says

Salah, the eldest son of murdered Saudi journalist and his family left the Gulf kingdom after the government lifted a travel ban.

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Japanese Journalist taken hostage in Syria released

44-year-old Jumpei Yasuda was reportedly captured by an Al Qaeda affiliate after entering Syria from Turkey in 2015.

Jamal Khashoggi [Photo: Middle East Monitor]

Erdogan says will not let those responsible for Khashoggi killing avoid justice

He said some people had been uncomfortable with him sharing evidence regarding the investigation into the killing.

Taliban Militants

Taliban bomb maker, wife, two kids killed in blast – Afghan police

The bomb had allegedly been intended to be used as a roadside bomb to target security convoys in the restive province

King Salman of Saudi

Saudi king meets Khashoggi’s family

Riyadh admitted on Saturday that the journalists died in Saudi consulate in Turkey but blamed the death on a “fistfight.”

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Riyadh must punish all Khashoggi’s ‘savage’ killers – Turkey

Turkey says pinning ”the case on some security and intelligence members” will not satisfy it or the international community.

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Actor Geoffrey Rush wipes tears in Court as he denies sex allegations

Mr Rush is to have behaved inappropriately toward a young female co-star in 2015 and 2016.

Angela Merkel

Khashoggi: Germany halts arms shipment to Saudi Arabia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel frowned upon the actions of the Saudis.

U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

The voyage risks further heightening tensions with China.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Indonesia hopes for ‘transparent, thorough’ probe of Saudi journalist, Khashoggi killing

Mr Khashoggi vanished after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

Over 50 people killed in Indian train accident

The victims were watching the fireworks during the Hindu religious festival of Dussehra when the tragedy took place.