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    US needs answers on Saudi journalist: Washington Post

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:58am on October 08, 2018

    The United States should ‘demand answers’ from Saudi Arabia about the disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Washington Post said late Sunday...

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    China confirms Interpol chief detained

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 10:46am on October 08, 2018

    China said on Sunday it was investigating Meng Hongwei for suspected wrongdoing after the head of the global law enforcement organisation Interpol and Chinese vice...

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    Thousands gather across Europe to back migrant rescue ship

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    Thousands of people attended rallies Saturday across Europe to show support for migrant rescue ship Aquarius, stuck in port in the French city of Marseille after Panama revoked its flag....

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    Missing toll soars to 5,000 in Indonesia quake

    Agence France-Presse . Indonesia | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    The number of people believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia’s Palu city has soared to 5,000, an official said Sunday, an indication that far more may have perished in the twin disaster than the current toll....

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    Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-N Korea summit ‘at earliest date’

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    Kim Jong Un has agreed to hold a second summit with US president Donald Trump as soon as possible, Seoul said Sunday, after Washington’s top diplomat held ‘productive’ talks on denuclearisation with the North Korean leader in Pyongyang....

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    Hundreds of dogs hound May for ‘Wooferendum’ on Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    With tails wagging and raucous barking, hundreds of dogs and their owners rallied in London on Sunday to howl for a new people’s vote on Brexit, in what organisers dubbed a ‘wooferendum march’....

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    Wife of Israeli PM goes on trial for fraud

    Reuters . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday for the first hearing in the fraud trial against her, in which she is alleged to have misused state funds in ordering catered meals....

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    Turkish police believe journalist was killed in Saudi consulate

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2018

    Turkish police believe Saudi journalist and critic Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a government source said, but Riyadh denied the claim....

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    India’s Rohingya refugees struggle with hatred, fear

    Reuters . Jammu | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2018

    Hours after Indian TV channels flashed that the country was deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, Sahidullah said he received a call from his nephew: ‘Uncle, please get us out of here. They will send us back too.’...

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    After fight that split US, Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:06am on October 07, 2018

    Conservative US judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court Saturday by a razor-thin margin in the Senate, ending months of partisan rancour over his nomination and offering Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency....