Day: November 1, 2018

Turkish prosecutor: Khashoggi strangled immediately at Saudi consulate

A Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday evidence indicates that slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled almost as soon as he walked into a consulate in Istanbul this month. Irfan Fidan, Istanbul’s chief prosecutor, said a Saudi “hit team” at the government building ultimately dismembered the dissident writer with a bone saw. Fidan […]


Trump suggests up to 15,000 troops could deploy to border

President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters his administration could send between 10,000 to 15,000 troops to the Southwest border, echoing Pentagon comments Tuesday that the Defense Department expects to send more than the 5,200 deployed this week. Speaking to reporters outside the White House, Trump denied suggestions that the […]

India’s fast-bowling stock looks exciting and so does Khaleel: Arun

Thiruvananthapuram : India’s bowling coach Bharat Arun Wednesday said the team’s fast-bowling strength has never been more “exciting” with new find Khaleel Ahmed being the latest addition to the stocks. “We have a very good fast bowling quartet. And also, the bench strength is very exciting,” Arun said ahead […]

Australian nun who angered Duterte to leave Philippines

Manila : An Australian nun who battled a government bid to expel her from the Philippines after she angered President Rodrigo Duterte, said Wednesday she will leave rather than face certain arrest and deportation. Sister Patricia Fox’s abrupt announcement came because immigration authorities refused hours earlier to extend her […]

Demonetisation exposed urban naxals: BJP think tank

New Delhi :Ahead of polls in BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh, the party’s think-tank released a study Wednesday, claiming the Modi government’s “bold decision” of note-ban broke the “backbone of left wing extremists” in the state and “unmasked urban naxals”. Elections in Chhattisgarh will be held in two phases on November […]

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