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    Saudi Arabia admits critic Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 09:35am on October 20, 2018

    Saudi Arabia on Saturday admitted that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed during a ‘brawl’ inside its Istanbul consulate, an explanation that president Donald Trump said...

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    Trump threatens to send military against immigrant onslaught

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:27am on October 20, 2018

    President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close the US-Mexican border against an ‘onslaught’ of migrants, stepping up his anti-immigrant rhetoric ahead of congressional elections....

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    Turkish police search forest for Khashoggi’s remains

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 02:01pm on October 19, 2018

    Turkish police are searching a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul and a city near the Sea of Marmara for remains of a Saudi dissident journalist who...

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    At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in Amritsar

    Reuters . Amritsar | Updated at 10:24pm on October 19, 2018

    At least 50 people were killed Friday after a train plowed into revellers gathered to watch a Hindu festival in India's northern Amritsar city, police said....

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    Turkey searches Saudi consulate again

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:11pm on October 18, 2018

    Turkish investigators searched Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul for a second time overnight looking for clues into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and senior European ministers pulled out of an investment summit in Riyadh amid global concern over the incident....

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    KSA admits Khashoggi killed amid Turkey’s search for body

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    Saudi Arabia on Saturday sacked two top aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after conceding that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, saying he died during a ‘brawl’, as Turkey vowed to release the full findings of its own investigation....

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    170 casualties as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    Nearly 170 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence on Saturday, officials said, as the legislative election turned chaotic with many polling centres opening hours late — or not at all — due to technical glitches and lack of staff....

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    Swedish Academy names new member after scandal

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 01:15am on October 20, 2018

    The Swedish Academy, the body that awards the Nobel Prize for Literature, picked an expert in ancient Nordic languages as a new member on Friday, a step towards recovering its standing after a sex scandal forced it to postpone this year’s prize....

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    Six dead in fire at Rohingya camp in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    Six Rohingya were killed early Friday after a blaze tore through an overcrowded camp for the persecuted minority in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the local fire service said....

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    Bhutan chooses new party to form govt

    Agence France-Presse . Thimphu | Updated at 12:57am on October 19, 2018

    Bhutan’s voters on Thursday gave an overwhelming victory to a new party headed by a surgeon in only the third democratic election held by the Himalayan kingdom, according to provisional results....

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