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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi explanation credible

DUBAI/WASHINGTON/GLENDALE Ariz. (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Friday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and said it had fired two senior officials over the incident, giving an account that U.S. President Donald Trump said was credible. Learn More


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Israeli forces wound 130 Palestinians at Gaza border protest

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot and wounded 130 Palestinians during protests near the Gaza Strip border on Friday, the enclave's Health Ministry said. More »


Migrant caravan streams out of Guatemala, halted by Mexican police

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Hundreds of members of a caravan of migrants who had crossed Guatemala tried to breach the Mexican border on Friday, as Mexico vowed to tackle the convoy that U.S. President Donald Trump says must be stopped before it reaches the United States. More »


WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms: lawyer

QUITO (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has filed a lawsuit in Ecuador against new terms of asylum in the Andean country's London embassy that require him to pay for medical bills and phone calls and clean up after his pet cat, his lawyer said on Friday. More »


Next summit for Trump, North Korea's Kim likely after first of year: senior U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The next summit meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to happen early next year, a senior administration official said on Friday. More »


At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

AMRITSAR, India (Reuters) - A commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said, making it India's worst rail disaster this year. More »


Macedonian parliament approves country's name change

SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonia's parliament on Friday approved a proposal to change the country's name, bringing a decades-old dispute with Greece one step closer to being resolved. More »


Eyed in Middle East; Australians vote in by-election, government's majority at stake

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Voting began in a Australian by-election on Saturday that could determine how long Scott Morrison's two-month-old premiership lasts, with the outcome keenly watched in the Islamic world after Morrison's brazen bid to woo Jewish voters. More »


Afghans set to vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghans vote on Saturday in parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organization, allegations of corruption and the threat of violence after decades of war. More »


British royals give gift of dignity to Australia's war dead

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, brought the gift of dignity to Australia's war veterans on Saturday, laying a wreath for those who died at an Anzac war memorial. More »


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