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    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi most likely dead: Trump


    The US President spoke hours after getting an update from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his emergency talks in Saudi Arabia and...

    The US President spoke hours after getting an update from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his emergency talks in Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

    John Kelly, John Bolton heard in shouting match outside Oval Office


    President Donald Trump's chief of staff and his national security adviser engaged in a profanity-laced argument outside the Oval...

    President Donald Trump's chief of staff and his national security adviser engaged in a profanity-laced argument outside the Oval Office.

    UK to probe poisonous genetic legacy of nuclear test 'guinea pigs'


    Studies found high rates of birth defects among children and grandchildren of British veterans exposed to nuclear weapons tests in Australia in the 50s and...

    Studies found high rates of birth defects among children and grandchildren of British veterans exposed to nuclear weapons tests in Australia in the 50s and 60s.

    US to move Palestinian consulate general services to Jerusalem embassy


    The US will combine its consulate general, which serves Palestinians, with its new embassy in Israel to create a single diplomatic mission in...

    The US will combine its consulate general, which serves Palestinians, with its new embassy in Israel to create a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem.

    Picture Editor's Choice, October 19, 2018


    The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture...

    The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

    Canada seeks Australia's help on trade war, but US and China not invited


    Canada is pushing to strengthen dispute resolution and modernise the WTO and has invited Australia, among others, to a meeting dubbed the "save the WTO...

    Canada is pushing to strengthen dispute resolution and modernise the WTO and has invited Australia, among others, to a meeting dubbed the "save the WTO summit".

    US intelligence casts doubt on Saudi prince’s denials


    US intelligence officials think Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is culpable in the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal...

    US intelligence officials think Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is culpable in the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

    NASA experts trash Australian claims to have found earth's oldest life


    US astrobiologist says structures found in 3.7-billion-year-old Greenland rock don't have biological origin but Australian geologists are sticking to their...

    US astrobiologist says structures found in 3.7-billion-year-old Greenland rock don't have biological origin but Australian geologists are sticking to their guns.

    Hillary Clinton unharmed after parking-garage crash


    Hillary Clinton appears to have been unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a...

    Hillary Clinton appears to have been unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash.

    Khashoggi case shows faltering US clout in Middle East


    The more the United States attempts to inflict its will on often increasingly autocratic governments, the more they simply turn...

    The more the United States attempts to inflict its will on often increasingly autocratic governments, the more they simply turn elsewhere.

    US official charged with Russia probe leak


    A US Treasury Department official has been charged with leaking confidential documents relating to US President Donald Trump's former campaign...

    A US Treasury Department official has been charged with leaking confidential documents relating to US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief.

    Gruesome details of Khashoggi killing on audio, Turkish official says


    His killers were waiting when Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago, according to Turkish...

    His killers were waiting when Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago, according to Turkish officials.

    Smoke forces Melania Trump's plane back to military base


    First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia...

    First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia hospital.

    Turkey expects to search Saudi consul home over Khashoggi slaying


    Turkey hopes to enter the Saudi consul's residence in Istanbul in connection with the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey's foreign minister says after meeting US Secretary of State Mike...

    Turkey hopes to enter the Saudi consul's residence in Istanbul in connection with the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey's foreign minister says after meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

    Teenager goes on deadly rampage at Crimea college


    At least 20 people are dead and dozens injured after a student in a hoodie pulled out a shotgun and opened fire at the vocational school in...

    At least 20 people are dead and dozens injured after a student in a hoodie pulled out a shotgun and opened fire at the vocational school in Crimea.

    Secret documents show plan to move Julian Assange to Moscow


    Ecuador’s parliament has released previously secret documents revealing elements of a plan to move Julian Assange to Moscow – a plan apparently thwarted by the UK...

    Ecuador’s parliament has released previously secret documents revealing elements of a plan to move Julian Assange to Moscow – a plan apparently thwarted by the UK government.

    Gaza rocket hits home in Beersheba, Israeli military strikes back


    The rocket attack on Beersheba was the first in months and the first to hit an Israeli home there since the 2014 summer war between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas...

    The rocket attack on Beersheba was the first in months and the first to hit an Israeli home there since the 2014 summer war between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.

    Moving embassy to Jerusalem could spark peace process


    A potential positive result of Australia and other countries moving their embassies to Jerusalem is that it places pressure on the Palestinians to finally return to the negotiating...

    A potential positive result of Australia and other countries moving their embassies to Jerusalem is that it places pressure on the Palestinians to finally return to the negotiating table.

    Taking the M out of the DMZ: Koreas to make border safe for tourism


    The village of Panmunjom, also known as the Joint Security Area, lies inside the Demilitarised Zone, a buffer zone 2.5 kilometres wide that has divided the Korean Peninsula since the Korean War was halted in a truce in...

    The village of Panmunjom, also known as the Joint Security Area, lies inside the Demilitarised Zone, a buffer zone 2.5 kilometres wide that has divided the Korean Peninsula since the Korean War was halted in a truce in 1953.

    Canada opens the door wide to legal marijuana


    Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana...

    Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace.

    Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying, says Turkish official


    Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said on...

    Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said on Tuesday.

    Ex-KKK leader David Duke offers support for Jair Bolsonaro


    The right-wing front-runner in Brazil's presidential race rejected support from supremacist groups after reportedly receiving praise from David...

    The right-wing front-runner in Brazil's presidential race rejected support from supremacist groups after reportedly receiving praise from David Duke.

    'We are not criminals': The 'March of the Migrants' reaches Guatemala


    The group of between 1600 and 2000 people fleeing poverty and violence in Honduras marched into Guatemala, twice pushing past police sent to stop...

    The group of between 1600 and 2000 people fleeing poverty and violence in Honduras marched into Guatemala, twice pushing past police sent to stop them

    Nigerian oil pipeline fire kills dozens


    The state oil company said the fire had been caused by vandals who breached the...

    The state oil company said the fire had been caused by vandals who breached the pipeline.

    Turkish police leave Saudi consulate in Istanbul after nine hours


    Turkish police investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi spent more than nine hours in the consulate, but not before the cleaners came...

    Turkish police investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi spent more than nine hours in the consulate, but not before the cleaners came in,

    ‘How can you call us monkeys?' Kenyans say Chinese bring racism


    Before last year, Richard Ochieng', 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand. Then he started working for a Chinese...

    Before last year, Richard Ochieng', 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand. Then he started working for a Chinese company.

    Painting in White House shows Trump having a Diet Coke with Lincoln


    Previously spotted in Washington, DC gift shops and jigsaw puzzle boxes, a fantasy print of Donald Trump entertaining Abraham...

    Previously spotted in Washington, DC gift shops and jigsaw puzzle boxes, a fantasy print of Donald Trump entertaining Abraham Lincoln.

    Donald Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface' after winning law suit


    A US federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from adult film actress Stormy Daniels in which she claimed that President Donald Trump defamed...

    A US federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from adult film actress Stormy Daniels in which she claimed that President Donald Trump defamed her