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We are Jamal Khashoggi’s daughters. We promise his light will never fade. - 12/02/2018

Jamal Khashoggi was a complex man, but to us, his daughters, he was simply “Dad.” Our family has always been proud of his work, and we understood the awe and grandeur with which some people viewed...

NASA spacecraft lands on Mars after 484-million-kilometre journey - 11/27/2018

Washington/Los Angeles -By Gretel Johnston and Eliyahu Kamisher, - The NASA spacecraft InSight landed on Mars on Monday, becoming the first probe from the US civilian space programme to land on the...

Tigress blamed for 13 deaths in India shot after three-month search - 11/03/2018

New Delhi - By Siddhartha Kumar, – A tigress believed to be responsible for the deaths of 13 people in western India was shot dead after an elaborate hunt involving forest guards and sharpshooters,...

Saudi king meets slain journalist's family as Turkey demands answers - 10/23/2018

Istanbul/Riyadh - By Amr Mostafa and Ergin Hava, - Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince have received members of the family of murdered dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Turkey added to global...

More Kavanaugh allegations aired as Ford agrees to testify in Senate - 09/24/2018

Washington - By Peter Voskamp, - As the US Senate's Judiciary Committee prepares to hear testimony from a woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by the president's pick for a Supreme Court...

Florence begins strike on US coast with powerful wind, rainfall - 09/14/2018

Washington - By Gretel Johnston,- Hurricane Florence's powerful winds began battering North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday, as the south-eastern US region braced for the massive storm.   The...

Weakened storm turns away from Hawaii as islanders cope with flooding - 08/25/2018

Washington - Tropical Storm Lane began spinning westward on Saturday towards the open ocean after dumping heavy rain on the Hawaiian Islands, leaving behind major flooding on the Pacific...

Lira falls to record lows as US tariffs kick in - 08/13/2018

Singapore/Washington - The Turkish lira plunged to record lows on Asian markets on Monday, a continuation of Friday's plunge of more than 20 per cent against the dollar.   The currency was at...

History-seeking Croatian discus queen Perkovic in a league of her own - 08/10/2018

    Croatia's Sandra Perkovic has completely dominated women's discus throwing over the past years and can now become the first athlete to win five European titles in one event....

Italy's Salvini: All rescued sea migrants must be returned to Libya - 07/16/2018

Rome - The "only solution" to Europe's migration crisis is to return to Libya all migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, Italy's Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says.   "The...
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