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President Tayyip Erdogan to issue a statement on Jamal Khashoggi

President Tayyip Erdogan to issue a statement on Jamal Khashoggi She alerted authorities after the writer did not emerge from the building. After over two weeks of near silence, Saudi Arabia has now admitted Khashoggi was killed in the consulate but the kingdom's explanations are seen even by its allies as contradictory and unsatisfying. [Full Article...]

Titanic Replica to Sail Original Planned Route in 2022

Titanic Replica to Sail Original Planned Route in 2022 But according to reports from USA Today , the $500 million project appears to be back on track. What's happening: The ship will sail from Dubai to Southampton, England, before traveling to NY 110 years after the first attempt. Although there were 2,224 passengers and crew members, the boat only had around 1,178 lifeboat seats. Delay: The ship's construction was first announced in Septembe... [Full Article...]

Canada joins chorus of countries questioning Saudi’s Khashoggi explanation

Canada joins chorus of countries questioning Saudi’s Khashoggi explanation The report further suggest that Mr. Khashoggi's online attackers were part of a broad effort dictated by MBS and his close advisers to silence critics both inside the country and outside. "There obviously was a tremendous mistake made and what compounded the mistake was the attempt to try to cover up". 'Yet, on the other, ministers are quite rightly sceptical over Saudi Arabia's ability to pro... [Full Article...]

The EU is about to take an unprecedented step on Italy

The EU is about to take an unprecedented step on Italy European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on October 19 that the next step in the process is in the hands of the Italian authorities, who have said that they plan to respond to Brussels' formal warning some time early in the new week. [Full Article...]

WaPo, NYT Rip Trump For Not Going After Saudis Now

WaPo, NYT Rip Trump For Not Going After Saudis Now Mr Mnuchin made the announcement on his Twitter account, saying the decision was made after a White House meeting with President Donald Trump and USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo . Officials from the board of cash-strapped state-owned enterprise Denel are anxious that behind-the-scenes lobbying and media pressure is pushing it into a deal with Saudi Arabia, without proper procedures bei... [Full Article...]

UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is nearly done

UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is nearly done May will use a statement in the House of Commons on Monday afternoon to declare that "95% of the Withdrawal Agreement and its protocols are now settled", highlight new agreements covering Cyprus and Gibraltar, and insist there is now "broad agreement on the structure and scope of the future relationship". [Full Article...]

A dog’s color could impact how long they live

A dog’s color could impact how long they live Overall, Labrador retrievers are still one of the longest-living dog breeds, reported another recent study . Labrador Retrievers have firmly established themselves as one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. Of the Labrador retrievers studied, 44.6 per cent had a black coat, 27.8 per cent were yellow, and 23.8 per cent were chocolate. Fortunately for non-U.K. [Full Article...]

Utah athlete killed on campus, suspect found dead

Utah athlete killed on campus, suspect found dead Fox 13 reported that, according to scanner traffic, there had been "a possible kidnapping and shooting in the area of 2200 East Red Butte Canyon Road" and there were also scanner reports "about a possible gunshot victim found in a parking lot near the medical towers, in the area of 224 Medical Plaza". [Full Article...]

Australia offers 'national apology' to child sexual abuse survivors

Australia offers 'national apology' to child sexual abuse survivors Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologised on behalf of the nation to victims and survivors of institutional child sex abuse. Morrison predecessor, Malcolm Turnbull, said in February he would offer a national apology to survivors before the end of the year. [Full Article...]

Ryanair passenger's racist rant prompts British police investigation

Mr Lawrence's video has since garnered more than 3.6 million views. It was reported that the incident started because the mother has arthritis, and the man became impatient as she waited for her to move out of the way so he could reach his window seat. [Full Article...]

Vintage WWII plane crashes on freeway, bursts into flames

Rushing said the pilot, whom he identified as Rob Sandberg, was able to get out of his plane. Officials initially shut down all lanes near Liberty Canyon Road before reopening the fourth and fifth lanes on the northbound side and the third, fourth and fifth lanes on the southbound side at around 4:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers, Including Coffman, Doubtful Of Saudi Arabia’s Explanation Of Khashoggi’s Death

Lawmakers, Including Coffman, Doubtful Of Saudi Arabia’s Explanation Of Khashoggi’s Death Nebraska GOP Sen. Ben Sasse said in a separate interview on the same program that the United States needed to look at a wide range of responses to Saudi Arabia , including potentially cutting arms sales to the kingdom. Turkish investigators are still searching for Khashoggi's body, which they believe was cut into pieces after he was killed. It also contradicted leaked information from unnamed Tur... [Full Article...]

The EU has officially rejected Italy’s draft 2019 budget - ANZ

The Italian government, which includes the anti-EU League party, will have three weeks to respond to Tuesday's decision by the European Commission with revisions of its proposal or ignore the commission's warnings. The budget proposal rattled Brussels and the markets with its plan to increase overall spending, instead of cutting it, and forecasting a public deficit of 2.4 percent of GDP in 2019. [Full Article...]

Trump says he is not satisfied with Saudi handling of Khashoggi death

Trump says he is not satisfied with Saudi handling of Khashoggi death He changed his tone once again late this week, raising the prospect of sanctions against Riyadh. It follows a twist in the case in which Saudi officials confirmed Khashoggi's death, claiming he died after getting into a fight at the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2. [Full Article...]

Stacey Abrams' campaign defends her participation in 1992 Georgia flag burning

Stacey Abrams' campaign defends her participation in 1992 Georgia flag burning Abrams is "the most radical liberal to ever run for governor". A 1992 photo of Stacey Abrams , who is now the Democratic candidate for governor in Georgia, has resurfaced , showing Abrams ― who was in college at the time ― at a protest where students burned what was then Georgia's state flag. [Full Article...]

Priest who filed plaint against Franco Mulakkal found dead

Priest who filed plaint against Franco Mulakkal found dead Paul's convent in Dasuya had found the father unresponsive when they knocked on his door. Meanwhile, family members of Father Kuriakose have alleged foul play in his death . Father Kuriakose has taught me and he was part of our parish as well. "Earlier he was absolutely well but was in fear since Franco Mulakkal came out on bail". [Full Article...]

Trump on Missing Saudi Journalist: 'Bad Stories' Going Around

Trump on Missing Saudi Journalist: 'Bad Stories' Going Around On Friday, Prince Mohamed Bin Salman said the Saudi authorities would allow Turkey to investigate their consulate in Istanbul , as reports from the two countries on the conditions of his disappearance are contradictory. He began to contribute opinion pieces to The Washington Post that were critical of bin Salman's policies, including his consolidation of power. Mohammad al-Otaibi, the Saudi... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia offers Pakistan $3 bln in support plus deferred oil payments

Saudi Arabia offers Pakistan $3 bln in support plus deferred oil payments Fawad Ahmed, and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Mr. Abdul Razaq Dawood, and Chairman BOI Mr. Haroon Sharif. "We are speaking to the International Monetary Fund and friendly governments to help us get through this hard phase", he said, adding that there is a tough period ahead for the country. [Full Article...]

Parties contest final results of Kurdistan election following winners' approval

Parties contest final results of Kurdistan election following winners' approval The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has won the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) parliamentary elections held on September 30, the election commission confirmed yesterday. Mohammed said Gorran was considering whether to boycott parliament. "Gorran Movement has rejected the results and it has not made a final decision yet". [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau signals Canada could freeze Saudi arms export contract

Justin Trudeau signals Canada could freeze Saudi arms export contract Turkish sources say authorities have an audio recording purportedly documenting the killing of the 59-year-old. Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman poses upon his arrival at the Elysee Presidential palace on April 10, 2018 in Paris. [Full Article...]


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