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Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkey says

The country’s chief prosecutor has made details of the murder public for the first time.

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and his body was dismembered and destroyed as part of a premeditated plan, Turkey's chief prosecutor said Wednesday, making details of the murder public for the first time.

Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkey says
Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkey says

Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkey says

The country’s chief prosecutor has made details of the murder public for the first time.

Indonesia has ‘located’ black box from crashed plane
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Indonesia has ‘located’ black box from crashed plane

Retrieving the box will be key to unlocking why a new and advanced commercial passenger jets nosedived into the sea.
Red Dead Redemption 2 smashes entertainment opening weekend records
Technology

Red Dead Redemption 2 smashes entertainment opening weekend records

Rockstar Games’s open-world wild west game rakes in $725 million in just three days.
Netflix orders Prince documentary series
Entertainment

Netflix orders Prince documentary series

Little is known so far about the project focused on the singer, who died in 2016, other than filmmaker Ava DuVernay is involved.
Black shoppers killed in ‘racist’ US shooting to be laid to rest
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Black shoppers killed in ‘racist’ US shooting to be laid to rest

The suspect Gregory Bush allegedly told a bystander that ‘whites don’t kill whites’ after the shooting.
Thousands evacuated as typhoon Yutu strikes Philippines
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Thousands evacuated as typhoon Yutu strikes Philippines

The powerful storm follows the deadly typhoon Mangkhut, which struck six weeks ago and left more than 100 dead.
Geoffrey Rush accused of inappropriately touching actress
Celebrities

Geoffrey Rush accused of inappropriately touching actress

The testimony came as Rush is suing Sydney’s Daily Telegraph for defamation.
Nurse on trial for allegedly killing 100 patients in Germany
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Nurse on trial for allegedly killing 100 patients in Germany

Niels Hoegel, who is already serving a life term, has confessed to dozens of killings.
US first family accused of fraud over sham investment schemes
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US first family accused of fraud over sham investment schemes

It’s not the first time Trump has been accused of fraud. He agreed to pay some $25m to settle several lawsuits shortly after his election.
Latin America braces for ‘Bolsonaro effect’
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Latin America braces for ‘Bolsonaro effect’

The knock-on effect will be felt across the region in foreign policy, trade, policing and even in how political campaigns are waged, analysts said.
Weakened Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021
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Weakened Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021

‘Today, it is time to begin a new chapter,’ she told reporters at her party headquarters.
Trump blames media for ‘division and hatred’
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Trump blames media for ‘division and hatred’

A group of Jewish leaders say Trump will not be welcome in Pittsburgh until he fully denounces white nationalism.
84 dead from alcohol poisoning in Iran
World

84 dead from alcohol poisoning in Iran

The use of smuggled or bootleg liquor in the Islamic country has left nearly 1,000 dead and close to 100 killed.
SA govt sends condolences to Indonesia following plane crash
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SA govt sends condolences to Indonesia following plane crash

Authorities have not yet determined what caused the Lion Air flight JT 610 to crash.
Trump partly to blame for shooting, say Jewish leaders
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Trump partly to blame for shooting, say Jewish leaders

A group of Jewish leaders say Trump bears responsibility for the bloody assault on the Tree of Life synagogue that left 11 dead.
Leicester’s Thai boss killed in helicopter crash
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Leicester’s Thai boss killed in helicopter crash

A stream of fans already fearing the worst had laid out flowers, football scarves and Buddhist prayers outside the club’s King Power stadium.
Indonesian plane crashes into sea with 188 passengers, crew
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Indonesian plane crashes into sea with 188 passengers, crew

Authorities say the emergency services team are still searching for the remains of the plane.
Pittsburgh synagogue gunman’s name released
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Pittsburgh synagogue gunman’s name released

Forty-six-year old suspect Robert Bowers, who was taken into custody after a firefight with police, could face the death penalty after being charged with multiple counts of murder.
The German killer nurse who took himself for God
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The German killer nurse who took himself for God

The man accused of being post-war Germany’s most prolific serial killer was known to colleagues as a ‘nice guy’ who did little to raise suspicion.
Trump denounces ‘hate’ in fatal synagogue shooting
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Trump denounces ‘hate’ in fatal synagogue shooting

Trump did call for stiffer penalties and speedier justice after a gunman opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Multiple dead after shooter opens fire yelling ‘Jews must die’
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Multiple dead after shooter opens fire yelling ‘Jews must die’

Locals have been advised to stay indoors as police clear and sweep the area for any other threats.
Ousted Sri Lankan PM seeks emergency parliament session
World

Ousted Sri Lankan PM seeks emergency parliament session

Wickremesinghe insisted that he had a majority in the 225-member legislature and his sacking was illegal.
Gaza rockets hit Israel, army strikes Hamas targets in response
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Gaza rockets hit Israel, army strikes Hamas targets in response

A barrage of rockets from Gaza hit Israel overnight, the army said Saturday, with Israel retaliating with dozens of strikes in a flareup that could jeopardise truce efforts.
Bolsonaro, Brazil’s ‘Tropical Trump’ poised to win presidency
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Bolsonaro, Brazil’s ‘Tropical Trump’ poised to win presidency

Bolsonaro, 63, has built an image as a political outsider ready to rough up the establishment — no small feat given that, unlike the US president, he is a longtime politician.
US mail bombing suspect an ardent Trump supporter
World

US mail bombing suspect an ardent Trump supporter

Television footage of Sayoc in custody showed a muscular man in a sleeveless black shirt with close-cropped black hair.
US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes – official
South Africa

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes – official

The FBI boss said it was too early to publicly identify a motive for the bombing spree, while also warning there ‘may be’ further packages.

 

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