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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.

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Health Care remains top issue for U.S. voters as midterm elections approach – Poll

The country’s midterm elections hold in November.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Turkey expects results of Saudi Journalist, Khashoggi, probe ‘soon’

Mr Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

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China announces elimination of poverty in another 85 counties

This is the largest number of counties to shake off poverty since China vowed in 2015 to win the tough battle against poverty.

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Afghan lawmaker, four others killed in Taliban blast ahead of elections

Mr Qahraman is reportedly the 10th candidate killed in the past two months with two more abducted and four wounded by hard line Islamist militants.

Rescue efforts after explosion in Crimea

Explosion in Crimea college kills 13

About 50 people are also feared injured in the explosion.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Pompeo says Saudis committed to probe into journalist’s disappearance

Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since prominent Saudi journalist went missing.

Iran MAP

10 Iranian security personnel kidnapped at border with Pakistan

A separatist claims it had seized the personnel as revenge for the oppression of Sunni Muslims.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman

Khashoggi’s disappearance: Saudi Govt appreciates supporting nations

Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have sided with Saudi Arabia.

Donald Trump

Trump slams senator’s claim to Native American heritage

Senator Elizabeth Warren released a DNA test to support her claim to Native American heritage.

The wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia lies next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the bomb that killed reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia exploded Monday afternoon as she left her home in a town outside Malta's capital, Valetta. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud) (Image Rene Rossignaud/AP)

Malta says $1.2 million bounty for journalist’s killer still on offer

Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, who wrote an anti-corruption blog, was killed on October 16, 2017 by a car bomb.

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France detains six people over shooting spree, hostage-taking

A petty criminal turned Islamist terrorist killed four people in a series of attacks.

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Dollar rises on firmer U.S. yields; Yuan struggles

The dollar has pinned the Chinese yuan to a two-month low.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Khashoggi: Google withdraws from Saudi conference

Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since prominent Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, went missing.

Angela Merkel

German deportations to other European countries tripled in 2018

In 2017, that figure stood at 153 people deported on seven deportation flights

Facebook

Facebook to ban misinformation on voting in upcoming U.S. elections

The latest move addresses a sensitive area for the company, which has come under fire for its lax approach to fake news reports.

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Blast injures five children in Afghanistan

Violence has been on the rise as Afghan security forces struggle against a surge in attacks by militants.

France President, Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President, Donald Trump

France pledges to help North Korea denuclearise

France says it could play a role in the dismantling of nuclear warheads if it sees Pyongyang’s commitment.