US sanctions 17 people for alleged role in killing of Jamal Khashoggi

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The U.S. announced Magnitsky Act sanctions on 17 individuals Thursday for their alleged role in the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The sanctioned individuals include Consul General Mohammed Alotaibi, who oversaw the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where Khashoggi was allegedly killed. Earlier Thursday, Saudi prosecutors said they would seek the death penalty for five… Read more »


‘Appalling’ Khashoggi audio shocked Saudi intelligence – Erdoğan

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Audio evidence related to the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi contains appalling details of the crime, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said, as he continues to pile pressure on the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. Erdoğan’s latest intervention came as the New York Times reported that a member of the Saudi… Read more »


Police in Ethiopia have discovered a mass grave containing at least 200 bodies.

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Police in Ethiopia have discovered a mass grave containing at least 200 bodies. It was found along the country’s border between the strife-torn Oromiya and Somali regions. Ethiopia’s state-affiliated media reported authorities had been investigating a former administrator of the Somali region when it made the discovery. Abdi Mohammed Omer is facing trial on charges… Read more »


Teachers Needed in Hargeisa, Somaliland, Africa

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Teachers Needed in Hargeisa, Somaliland, Africa Posted By: Abaarso School of Science and Technology <> Date: Wednesday, 7 November 2018, at 3:14 p.m. Abaarso School, featured on 60 Minutes, in the New York Times and BBC World, is a non-profit boarding high school educating the best and the brightest Somali students in the Horn of… Read more »


Four ‘invisible countries’ that could redraw the world map

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No matter where you are on the Earth’s landmass, you are almost certain to be in a country. But what makes a country a country? Agreed legal definitions are surprisingly loose, but an internationally recognised government, citizens, and the exclusive authority over a piece of land are among the universal ingredients. State, nation, country? In… Read more »


How did journalist Jamal Khashoggi die in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and who carried out the murder?

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JOURNALIST Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018. It was weeks before the Kingdom admitted to murdering the The 59-year-old Washington Post columnist. Here’s what we know about his death.   Who was Jamal Khashoggi? Jamal Khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian journalist, columnist, author and former editor-in-chief of Al… Read more »


Jamal Khashoggi’s body cut into pieces and dissolved after his murder in Saudi consulate, Turkey says

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The Washington Post, citing an unnamed Turkish official, also reported that Mr Khashoggi’s body had been dissolved using acid or another chemical agent. The grim revelation, the latest in a series made by Turkish authorities about the murder, adds further pressure on Saudi authorities. They have been accused by Turkey of stonewalling the investigation in… Read more »


Somaliland steps up push for international recognition

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The self-declared state of Somaliland is stepping up its push for international recognition, warning that the world’s continued refusal to formally accept its independence threatens to plunge the breakaway region back into armed conflict with Somalia. “We have made a lot of progress in the past 27 years and now we are recognised as a… Read more »