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Khashoggi, who wrote critically of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in columns for The Washington Post , had been living in self-imposed exile before he was killed and dismembered inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by Saudi agents. The chief of immigration police Surachate Hakparn said "the Saudi Arabia embassy contacted the immigration police... and said that the girl had run away from her parents and they feared for her safety".
  • Kurdish fighters withdraw from Manbij: Syria

    Kurdish fighters withdraw from Manbij: Syria

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    President Trump defends his decision to begin troop withdrawal from Syria amid the administration's success in the fight against the Islamic State group. They will not, however, abandon the Kurds, he added, reasoning that the Kurdish forces fight better when they have U.S. fire power backing them up.
  • No deal to end shutdown; Trump says 'could be a long time'

    No deal to end shutdown; Trump says 'could be a long time'

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    Trump is now insisting that Congress appropriate $5.7 billion for that project, while Democrats want a short-term spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security and full-year funding for the other affected agencies while funding for the wall is negotiated separately.
  • New Brazil President Bolsonaro takes aim at crime, corruption

    New Brazil President Bolsonaro takes aim at crime, corruption

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    Supporters of the Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro , gather next to the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia , on December 31, 2018, on the eve of his inauguration ceremony. "As a clear sign of that diplomatic shift, Bolsonaro plans to move the Brazilian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, breaking with Brazil's traditional support for a two-state solution to the Palestinian issue".
  • Sabarimala: Bindu, Kanakadurga entered temple, confirms Kerala CM Vijayan

    Sabarimala: Bindu, Kanakadurga entered temple, confirms Kerala CM Vijayan

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    Mr Vijayan's government supports the court verdict allowing women to enter the temple. Organisers say as many as 3 million women joined what they are calling the " women's wall ". Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has confirmed that women have entered the Sabarimala shrine. Two women devotees, below the age of 50 years, entered the Sabarimala temple on early Wednesday morning.
  • Brazil’s leftist parties to boycott Bolsonaro’s inauguration

    Brazil’s leftist parties to boycott Bolsonaro’s inauguration

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    Notably, the embassy move was not discussed during the first meeting of the two leaders, despite Netanyahu's plans to raise this issue during their talks. He said that for his country to overcome obstacles, "we need good allies, good friends, good brothers , like Benjamin Netanyahu". "We want to be your partners in this effort, we think our cooperation can give both our people tremendous benefits - in the economy, employment, security, agriculture, water, industry, in every domain of human ...
  • Houston Mother Speaks Out After Daughter Killed Outside Walmart

    Houston Mother Speaks Out After Daughter Killed Outside Walmart

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    Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez identified the shooter as "a white male, 40s, a beard", in a Twitter post . "She's not talking.' I turned around and my 7-year-old was shot in the head", Washington said. Three other girls were in the auto, but it wasn't immediately clear if they also are related to the woman, who authorities say was shot in the arm.
  • China court orders retrial for Canadian charged with drug smuggling

    China court orders retrial for Canadian charged with drug smuggling

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    Canada's government said this week it had been following the case for several years and providing consular assistance, but could provide no other details, citing privacy concerns. China severely punishes those caught smuggling or trafficking drugs, including foreigners. Her arrest was announced shortly after the detention of two other Canadian nationals - former diplomat Michael Kovrig , employed by think tank International Crisis Group, and Michael Spavor, a consultant on North Korea.
  • UAE foreign ministry reopens embassy in Syrian capital

    UAE foreign ministry reopens embassy in Syrian capital

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    The decision to reopen the embassy follows months of increased diplomatic engagement between Damascus and Arab countries. In an official statement, UAE's foreign minister said: "The step confirms that the UAE government is keen to restore relations between the two brotherly countries back to normal".
  • Egypt tourist bus bombing leaves two dead, several injured

    Egypt tourist bus bombing leaves two dead, several injured

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    According to officials, the explosion occurred at 6:15PM local time when the bus passed a section of wall used to hide the device from motorists and pedestrians. Without advising authorities, the bus deviated from the route established by the interior ministry for vehicles bringing visitors to Giza , Madbuli said.