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Source: CBS News

The mystery of Jamal Khashoggi

Today 03:19 GMT

It began with a mysterious disappearance: Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian citizen and U.S. resident, went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, 12 days ago.

Turkish officials told journalists they believe Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate – and the culprits, they think, were the members of a 15-man Saudi team that arrived that day, and left in the evening, reports correspondent Holly Williams.

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Source: BBC

Dubious Apple Watch link to journalist 'killing'

Today 10:52 GMT

There is a story going around that Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist missing presumed killed, recorded exactly what happened inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate on his Apple Watch.

It seems far more likely that they have other means of detecting what foreign diplomats are up to and the Apple Watch story is just useful cover.

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Source: DW

Somalia marks anniversary of Mogadishu bombing with execution

Today 10:52 GMT

Hassan Adan Isak was sentenced to death by firing squad by a court in the Somali capital on the anniversary of last October's truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people.

We had been trailing the car bomb before it was detonated but it sped through a traffic jam and unfortunately reached the site," said Abdullahi Sanbalolshe, Somalia's former intelligence chief. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Security officials have admitted they had advance warning about an attack but had no idea about the large amount of explosives it carried.

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Source: The Guradian

Salvadorans await justice in civil war killings as one of its first victims sainted

Sunday 23:41 GMT

As Salvadorans celebrate his canonization, pride and joy are tempered with anger and pain: 75,000 people were killed during the civil war, the majority at the hands of the US-backed Salvadoran military.

“We still haven’t seen justice in any way,” said Mar?a Irma Orellana, 64, whose sisters and two brothers were killed during the civil war. Prosecutions have moved slowly and there have been no convictions in a Salvadoran court.

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Source: Washington Post

The Latest: Mourners hold funerals for 7 killed in Gaza

Saturday 21:50 GMT

The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local):. Palestinian mourners across the Gaza Strip have held funerals for seven protesters killed a day earlier.

Four of the seven were killed in a single incident when they breached the Israeli side of the fence and approached an army post, the Israeli military said.

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Source: Fox News

Mourners pack funeral for 8 of 20 killed in New York limousine crash

Sunday 19:59 GMT

Hundreds of mourners packed an upstate New York church Saturday for the funeral of four sisters and four other family members who died in a limousine crash last weekend that killed a total of 20 people.

Authorities continue to investigate the cause of the crash while prosecutors have charged the operator of the limo company, Nauman Hussain, with criminally negligent homicide, saying he allowed an improperly licensed driver to operate an "unserviceable" vehicle.

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Source: DW

Nepal storm kills climbers attempting Himalaya peak

Saturday 21:50 GMT

Despite not being as high as other Himalayan mountains in Nepal, Mount Gurja has seen only a fraction of the climbers of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest.

Eight climbers from a South Korean expedition to climb Mount Gurja in Nepal have died and one remains missing, officials said on Saturday. Nepalese authorities said a storm had struck the group of climbers at the base camp of Mount Gurja, a 7,193-meter (23,599-foot) mountain in the Annapurna region.

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Source: DW

New Saudi airstrike hits bus carrying civilians in Yemen

Sunday 19:59 GMT

A bus full of civilians was destroyed when the Saudi–led coalition targeted Houthi rebels in Yemen's port city of Hodeida.

The attack presumably targeted a Houthi rebel checkpoint in the city's Jebel Ras area, but instead destroyed a bus full of civilians, medical sources said. At least 17 people were killed and 20 injured in a Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen's Hodeida on Saturday.

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Source: CBS News

Funeral held for 8 family members killed in New York limo crash

Sunday 19:59 GMT

Mourners at a funeral for four sisters and their family members killed in a New York limousine crash were assured Saturday that their loved ones can still see their tears and feel their heartache.

Thousands came together for a candlelight rally by the Mohawk River on Monday night, and thousands more attended calling hours Friday evening for the sisters and their family members.

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Source: DW

Deadly blast hits female candidate's rally in Afghanistan

Sunday 16:19 GMT

On Saturday, the Taliban confirmed their delegation met US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Qatar to discuss "ways of finding a peaceful end to the occupation of Afghanistan."

At least 14 people were killed over 30 wounded when a motorcycle laden with explosives blew up during a campaign rally in Rustaq, north Afghanistan, on Saturday. The Taliban had decried the upcoming parliamentary vote and several politicians have recently been killed.

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Source: Fox News

‘Killer’ tiger hunt: Trackers use Calvin Klein scent in desperate attempt to catch big cat

Saturday 16:21 GMT

Ordeñana, who has used Calvin Klein Obsession in an attempt to lure jaguars in Nicaragua, says that scent baits can pose challenges.

Citing officials, The New York Times reports that rangers plan to use Calvin Klein Obsession to lure the tigress, who has killed 13 people over the last two years. Accompanied by her two cubs, the tiger, known as ‘Avni’ or T-1, has terrorized people living around the central Indian town of Pandharkawada.

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Source: Global News

India may use Calvin Klein cologne to lure a man-eating tiger — here’s why

Saturday 13:36 GMT

Wildlife officials in India are desperately trying to catch a tiger that is thought to have killed more than a dozen people — and may use a popular cologne to help stop the bloodshed.

The booming tiger population has occasionally brought the animals into conflict with the 1.3 billion humans who live in India.

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Source: CBS News

Michigan man charged in wife's 1975 killing, based mostly on circumstantial evidence

Saturday 13:36 GMT

Prosecutors charged a Michigan man Thursday with killing his wife 43 years ago in Wisconsin based largely on witnesses saying he seemed unhappy in their marriage, her comments to neighbors that she thought he was going to kill her and other discrepancies in his story.

The cold case detectives conclude that Carol Jean's death meant a number of gains for Pierce, including a pension unencumbered by marriage, most of the couple's important belongings, sole possession of the couple's retirement land in Michigan and a new girlfriend.

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Source: DW

Can anyone believe what Duterte says?

Friday 21:53 GMT

When politicians can say everything and mean nothing, trash-talking strongmen like Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte are the result.

On whether Duterte had killed people, as Duterte himself has boasted of, Panelo told Tim Sebastian: "Yes, but out of self-defense.

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Source: Global News

10 migrants, one trafficker killed in Greece highway collision

Sunday 12:39 GMT

The car wasn’t traveling on the highway connecting Thessaloniki to the Turkish border but on an older road, because there are more police roadblocks on the highway.

Police said the car in which the migrants were packed had another vehicle’s license plates and is suspected of having been used for migrant trafficking. The car hadn’t stopped at a police checkpoint during its journey, but it wasn’t immediately clear how close to the site of the crash that it happened.


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