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    US lawmakers blame Saudi crown prince

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:10am on October 23, 2018

    Top US lawmakers turned their ire on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday and said they believed he ordered the killing of Saudi...

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    Hariri says he is still working to form govt

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 01:08am on October 23, 2018

    Efforts to form a new Lebanese government after months of negotiation remain ‘on their way to a solution’, prime minister designate Saad al-Hariri said on...

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    Turkey says Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate savagely planned

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:34pm on October 22, 2018

    Turkey on Monday said that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was ‘savagely planned’ as pro-government media published new claims...

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    Two children die after migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 05:45pm on October 22, 2018

    Two children died after a boat carrying migrants sank just 50 metres off Turkey's western coast near Bodrum early on Monday, the coastguard said.Seventeen people...

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    Saudi calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:51am on October 22, 2018

    Saudi Arabia on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a ‘huge and grave mistake,’ but sought to shield its...

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    Saudi account of Khashoggi’s death meets growing scepticism

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2018

    Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world...

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    Punishment of Khashoggi killers demanded

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:07am on October 21, 2018

    The UN chief, Britain’s foreign ministry and media groups on Saturday called for the punishment of those who ordered and carried out Saudi journalist Jamal...

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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...

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    Saudi crown prince: reformer or authoritarian?

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Updated at 05:38pm on October 20, 2018

    Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman has shaken up the ultraconservative oil superpower with economic, social and religious reforms since becoming...

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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...