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Saudi journalist disappearance ruffles feathers in Washington

The journalist went to the building but "did not come back out", police were quoted as saying by Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency. A former newspaper ...


Turkish authorities to search Saudi consulate after dissident journalist vanishes

Sen. A demonstrator holds picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest in front of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul Friday. The issu...


Israeli firm pitched social media manipulation to Trump campaign

A top Trump campaign official requested proposals in 2016 from an Israeli company to create fake online identities, to use social media manipulation and to gat...


NK leader expresses belief in 'good program' for 2nd summit with Trump

Ms Nauert said Mr Pompeo "held productive discussions" with Kim. She added Trump "looks forward to continuing to build upon the trust established with Chairma...


Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife goes on trial for fraud

Mrs Netanyahu has also been a high profile and dogged presence alongside her husband. Mrs. Netanyahu appeared before the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court wearin...


Massive EXPLOSION at Ukrainian ammunitions depot forces THOUSANDS to evacuate

From 04:22 a 20km radius airspace closure came into effect, emergency services say. "The movement of rail and road transport is suspended". The 16km evacuat...


The cyber charges against Russian Federation: what have we learned?

The US and Western allies said this week that GRU hackers were behind cyberattacks against the US Democratic Party and its governing body, the Democratic Nat...


US adviser on Afghanistan holds talks with Pakistan

The Taliban on Monday vowed to target government security forces in upcoming parliamentary elections, as USA peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with Afghan leader...


Further Australian support following the Sulawesi quake and tsunami

A team of French rescue experts began hunting through a huge expanse of debris on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, looking for hands, f...


Syrian rebels remove heavy weapons from Idlib, Turkey says

The deal reached on 17 September between government ally Moscow and rebel backer Ankara aims to avert a massive government assault on Idlib province and adjacen...


Australia seeks to settle migrants outside major cities

While much of the vast continent is sparsely populated, Australia is growing at an annual rate of 1.6 percent - one of the highest among OECD countries. Migrant...


Israel to reduce Gaza fishing zone by one-third

At the same time, the Israeli military has announced the forced use of weapons, as protesters from the flying grenades, stones, burning tyres and other explosiv...


Limo deaths: The faces of America's worst horror crash in decade

Four sisters, two brothers and at least three young couples were among the dead. Four women were killed in that accident due to a side impact of the passenger...


Massive Irving Oil refinery explosion, fire shakes Saint John

He said there had been a problem with the refinery's diesel treating unit, which removes sulphur from diesel fuel, but it wasn't yet clear exactly what caused t...


In A Rare Attack, White Tiger Kills Japan Zookeeper

Police are investigating how the zoological park looks after the four white tigers it keeps, while labor authorities interviewed some zoo workers to see if the ...


Bellingcat investigators say second Skripal poisoning suspect identified

Amy Kellogg has the story. The second of two Russians who Britain blames for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal was named by investigative web...


Nobel Economics 2018 awarded to Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer

The youngest Nobel prize is this year celebrating its 50th anniversary. The Nobel Laureates are announced annually at the beginning of October. They are...


Turkey believes missing Saudi journalist was murdered at Saudi consulate in Istanbul

Turkish officials have said the authorities believe that Khashoggi was most likely slain inside the consulate building and that his body was later removed from ...


Dozens killed after oil tanker catches fire in DRC

An investigation was launched into the cause of the accident. A photo tweeted by the ministry showed the blackened tanker, its front bumper torn aside and its w...


'Unprecedented' Climate Action Needed To Save Planet, Dire Report Warns

At 1.5°C, around 14 per cent of the world's population will face extreme heatwaves at least once every five years, which is pretty bad but much better than th...


Collins says she put herself 'in his shoes' when considering Kavanaugh's temperament

The Senate narrowly voted Friday to limit debate on Kavanaugh's nomination, advancing it to Saturday's final confirmation vote. While her vote spurred critici...


Hillary and Bill Clinton announce speaking tour, including stop in Seattle

Some interesting notes: three of the 13 scheduled stops are in Canada and there are also stops in Pennsylvania and MI - two states that Clinton was criticized ...


China says detained former Interpol chief is focus of bribery probe

Meng's disappearance is the latest high-profile one in China, where a number of top government officials, billionaire business magnates, and even an A-list cele...


Limiting Warming to 1.5 °C Will Require Drastic Action, IPCC Says

We have just twelve years before a catastrophic environmental breakdown is inevitable, unless we radically change the way we live now. Limiting global warmin...


Trump predicts Democrats will vote for Republicans because of Kavanaugh stance

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh accepted his nomination and was ceremonially sworn in to his position on the federal bench by retiring Justice Anthony ...


Mining sector, Morrison government on the defensive over IPCC report

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require "far-reaching and unprecedented changes", such as ditching coal for electricity to slash carbon emissions, the ...


Schoharie Limousine Crash Victims Include 18 Birthday Party Attendees

The state ordered the owner, Prestige Limousine, shut down while an investigation continues into what caused Saturday's shocking accident in Schoharie, New York...


In Latvia parliamentary election: preliminary results

But the center-left and pro-Moscow Harmony party enjoys strong support among Latvia's ethnic Russian minority, which makes up about a quarter of the country's 1...


Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

The vote on confirming Kavanaugh as an associate justice will begin at roughly 2:30 p.m. CT, and senators have been advised to be in their seats by the time the...


Kavanaugh nomination clears key Senate hurdle

The Senate was flooded by protesters in the days leading up to the vote, with activists hounding Republicans and urging them to vote against Kavanaugh's confirm...


Trump decries calls to impeach Kavanaugh as an ‘insult to American public’

Just a couple of days ago, Trump said of Kavanaugh from Egypt, where she ended her first major official trip overseas without her husband President Donald Tru...


National Hurricane Center says Michael is now a hurricane

A Tropical Storm Watch covered the area from the Chassahowitzka River to Anna Maria Island, including Tampa Bay. Current Storm surge levels are projected...


Climate change: Could changing your lifestyle really make a difference?

And right now, we're not anywhere close to the path to make it happen. We have just twelve years before a catastrophic environmental breakdown is inevitable...


Donald Trump: Sex assault claims against Brett Kavanaugh 'a hoax'

Vox: " Susan Collins says she doesn't think Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant " - "Now that Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court , some Repu...


Trump Totally Ignored Indigenous People in His Columbus Day Proclamation. Again

The celebration of Columbus Day, held on the second Monday of every October, has become growingly contested in recent years, with more USA cities choosing to ho...


Brett Kavanaugh participates in swearing-in ceremony at White House

Instead, Republicans like Susan Collins are being appluaded for being able to say with some clarity and courage that Ford's claims of assault did not go t...


Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed

Throughout his career he has been critical of authorities, frequently defending moderate Islamists and criticising Saudi foreign policy in the Middle East, part...


Congo's Dr Mukwege, Yazidi crusader Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

Opened in 1999, the clinic receives thousands of women each year, many of them requiring surgery from sexual violence. The physician Denis Mukwege , awarded ...


After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump on AF1

Rosenstein said he never pursued recording the President and denied any suggestion he advocated for Trump's removal. Rosenstein took over supervision of the...


Hope Hicks tapped to head communications for New Fox

Mr Shine resigned from Fox News a year ago as the network's handling of sexual misconduct scandals came under scrutiny, though Mr Shine himself was not accuse...


Brazil's Bolsonaro widens lead but tied with Haddad for run-off: polls

Leftist Guilherme Boulos said he feared a new military dictatorship would begin with a Bolsonaro presidency. Amaral said she was not thrilled by Bolsonaro's p...


Major fire, explosions at Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick

A "major incident" happened Monday at Canada's largest oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick, said Irving Oil Ltd., which owns and operates the plant, wit...


Fuel tank caught fire in Congo, killing 60 people

The fire spread quickly to nearby houses resulting in deaths and material damage. The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the count...


Saudi journalist feared murdered at Istanbul consulate

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose AK Party is rooted in political Islam, also supported a government in Egypt led by the Muslim Brotherhood, which Saudi ...


US first lady lands in Cairo as last stop in Africa trip

Asked about the fact that her husband would have qualified for "country shit" Haiti and african countries, she replied: "nobody told me about this and I've ne...


Far-right Bolsonaro wins 1st round Brazil vote, uncertain run-off looms

Sunday's exit polls called Jair Bolsonaro on 45 percent of votes and Fernando Haddad on 28 percent, which was proved true, considering the margin of error...


Jerusalem mayor boots United Nations agency from city

Barkat said that under his plan all UNRWA schools in east Jerusalem will be closed by the end of the current school year. In a statement, Barkat said the new ...


Trump boards plane with toilet paper stuck to his shoe

We thought the one where the president's iconic hair turned into a thing out of a nightmare because of a strong gust of air was the weirdest. Trump was overse...


Brexit deal could be agreed within weeks, European Union chief says

He said the remaining issues centred on Ireland and the border and the two talks teams needed to "lock themselves in a room to hammer out a deal" which ensured ...


Michael now a hurricane headed for Florida Panhandle

A hurricane warning is in effect for the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio and tropical storm warnings are posted for the Isle of Youth in Cuba and the coast of M...