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'Rogue killers' might have killed Saudi journalist – Trump

US President Donald Trump said he believes it is possible that “rogue killers” could be responsible for the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Speaking to journalists outside the White House on Monday about Khashoggi’s disappearance, Trump said: “It sounded to me like maybe these could have been rogue killers. Who knows?” Offering the rogue killer theory, Trump cited King ...

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Riyadh threatens retaliation for 'actions' against it over missing journalist

Saudi Arabia has rejected any threats against it over the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, once again declaring its innocence and saying it will respond to any actions with “greater actions.” “The Kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it, whether by threatening to impose economic sanctions, using political pressures, or repeating false ...

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Trump vows 'severe punishment' if Saudi Arabia is behind killing of WaPo journalist Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia will face “severe punishment” if it ordered the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US President Donald Trump has warned. “There’s a lot at stake, and maybe especially so because this man was a reporter. There’s something really terrible and disgusting about that if that were the case…we’re going to get to the bottom of it and ...

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Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish officials have claimed that he ...

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Turkish TV airs VIDEO of missing journalist walking into Saudi consulate, black van leaving

A Turkish TV station has aired CCTV footage of missing dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday, with a black van later arriving and presumably taking him away. Footage of Khashoggi entering the consulate on October 2 was broadcast by private Turkish news channel 24 on Wednesday, followed by a video of a black ...

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Suspect detained in Germany over killing of Bulgaria journalist – official

Published time: 10 Oct, 2018 06:27 Edited time: 10 Oct, 2018 07:00 Another suspect linked to the slaying of Bulgarian investigative journalist Victoria Marinova has been arrested in Germany. The first man allegedly linked to the murder was earlier detained in Bulgaria. A man in his early 20s was arrested after DNA tests and other evidence linked him to the ...

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Turkish authorities to search Saudi consulate after dissident journalist vanishes (WATCH LIVE)

Turkish authorities have been given access to search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into a missing dissident journalist. Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since he entered the building last week. Read more Khashoggi, a progressive journalist who left Saudi Arabia last year, is feared dead by Turkish authorities, who claim he never left the ...

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Police detains suspect over killing of Bulgarian journalist – report

Published time: 9 Oct, 2018 10:25 Edited time: 9 Oct, 2018 10:45 A person suspected to be linked to the murder of a Bulgarian investigative journalist has been detained, Reuters reports citing a government source familiar with the investigation. The detainee allegedly holds Romanian citizenship as well as a Moldovan passport, according to unconfirmed reports in Bulgarian media. An Interior ...

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Journalist explains why US doesn't need hackers to control the world, and it's hard to disagree

‘Russian hackers’ have become the go-to bogeymen for Washington. There’s little mention of American hackers though – probably because they aren’t needed, since most of the internet is a branch of US intelligence. The US, which is now raising massive alarm over Russia’s supposed efforts to hack everything Americans hold dear, has been refusing to sign a treaty on cyberspace ...

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Protesting ‘journalist’ removed during Erdogan-Merkel joint press conference (VIDEO)

A man believed to be a journalist and wearing a t-shirt with a protest message was forcibly removed from a joint press conference held by German leader Angela Merkel and her Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The man in question is German-Turkish and wore a shirt calling for freedom for journalists, according to reports. A short video clip of the ...

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