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Washington Post publisher calls Saudi announcement on Khashoggi a 'coverup'

CNN - 1 hour ago
New York (CNN) The Washington Post says Saudi Arabia's announcement about the death of contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi is not an explanation at all, but a "coverup." And the Post...

Trump confirms US will withdraw from key arms control treaty

The Hill - 2 hours ago
President Trump · Donald John TrumpCorker: US must determine responsibility in Saudi journalist's death Five takeaways from testy Heller-Rosen debate in Nevada Dem senator calls for US...

Thousands in a migrant caravan wait to cross the Guatemalan-Mexican border amid sweltering heat

CNN - 1 hour ago
Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico (CNN) Thousands of Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence packed a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico in sweltering heat Saturday as part of a politically...

'People's Vote' March on Brexit Draws Thousands to Streets of London

New York Times - 3 hours ago
LONDON — Thousands of Britons took to the streets of Central London on Saturday for a “People's Vote” march, demanding that the government call a new referendum on Britain's exit from...

Amritsar: At least 59 dead as India train mows down crowd

BBC News - 8 hours ago
At least 59 people have been killed and dozens more injured by a train running into a crowd near Amritsar in India's northern Punjab state. The victims were standing on the railway tracks...

Exclusive: US weighs new warship passage through Taiwan Strait

Reuters - 18 hours ago
SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering a new operation to send warships through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials tell Reuters, a mission aimed at ensuring free passage...

Afghans vote in parliamentary elections under threat by Taliban

Washington Post - 10 hours ago
KABUL — The best thing that can be said about Afghanistan's parliamentary election Saturday was that it took place at all. Beyond that, the eagerly awaited and long-postponed poll — the first...

African billionaire returns home unharmed after release by kidnappers

police - 9 hours ago
DAR ES SALAAM/NAIROBI (Reuters) - Africa's youngest billionaire, snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, has returned home unharmed after being released by his...

Sweden Indicts Woman Who Tried to Block Afghan Man's Deportation on Flight

New York Times - 7 hours ago
STOCKHOLM — Swedish prosecutors have indicted a woman who in July staged a standoff to prevent the deportation of a rejected asylum seeker to Afghanistan by refusing to take her seat on the flight....

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Khashoggi killing: Trump 'not satisfied' with Saudi account

BBC News - 29 minutes ago
US President Donald Trump says he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr...

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear arms treaty with Russia

The Guardian - 55 minutes ago
Experts warn of 'most severe crisis in nuclear arms control since the 1980s' as Trump confirms US will leave INF agreement. Julian Borger in Washington and Martin Pengelly in New York. Sat 20...

Africa's Youngest Billionaire Is Freed After Abduction in Tanzania

New York Times - 7 hours ago
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Africa's youngest billionaire, who was abducted over a week ago outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, has returned home safely, the family conglomerate that he runs said...

36 killed in attacks as violence mars Afghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years

ITV News - 2 hours ago
Afghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years have been marred by violence, with a multitude of attacks leaving at least 36 people dead. Among those killed were 27 civilians, eight...

Amritsar train accident: Dussehra event organisers did not have permits, say cops

Economic Times - 4 hours ago
As a blame game played out over the Dusshera tragedy here, the police admitted they gave the organisers a no-objection certificate but said the event where a train mowed down at least 59 revellers...

Anjem Choudary shunned by imams who say he's not welcome at scores of mosques

Telegraph.co.uk - 1 hour ago
Anjem Choudary, the Islamist hate preacher, has been told he is not welcome at scores of mosques across London following his release from prison, the Telegraph can reveal. The 51-year-old, who was...

Thousands in a migrant caravan wait to cross the Guatemalan-Mexican border amid sweltering heat

CNN - 1 hour ago
Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico (CNN) Thousands of Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence packed a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico in sweltering heat Saturday as part of a politically...

Name change approved in Macedonia, easing NATO membership

SFGate - 2 hours ago
SKOPJE, Macedonia — Lawmakers in Macedonia have backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO. The session was delayed for more than 10...

Horrified shudder runs through the Liberal Party in wake of Wentworth humiliation

NEWS.com.au - 30 minutes ago
THE great shudder running through the Liberal Party today is not just because it has lost a seat it had owned for 117 years. It is also because of the realisation it now is stuck with a prime...

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