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One Killing, Two Accounts: What We Know About Jamal Khashoggi’s Death

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Eighteen days after the dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, his government has finally laid out its narrative of what happened. President Trump appears to [...]
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Mexico’s President-elect Rethinks His Campaign Promises

Mexico City — Winning Mexico’s presidency this summer did not slow down Andrés Manuel López Obrador: three months into his transition, he is traveling across the country to thank voters, replay his campaign promises and pledge, [...]
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Saudi Explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing Fails to Squelch Skepticism

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Saudi Arabia’s explanation of why its agents had strangled the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul was met with a flood of international skepticism on Saturday, even as President Trump said [...]
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Greece Dispatch: Mount Athos, a Male-Only Holy Retreat, Is Ruffled by Tourists and Russia

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MOUNT ATHOS, Greece — The skulls, lined up five deep on wooden shelves, date back hundreds of years, with the names of the more recently deceased scratched onto their foreheads — Monk Theolothelis, 91, 26-6-1986, or Monk Kyprianos, [...]
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Wentworth Defeat Pushes Australia’s Prime Minister Into Minority Government

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He pointed to the election this past week in Bavaria that shook Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government in Germany, as voters shifted their allegiance away from her conservative allies toward the progressive, pro-refugee Greens. “Australians [...]
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Afghans Vote in Elections Marred by Fears of Violence and Fraud

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By midday, violence had been reported in several parts of the country. Officials and residents said there were mortar attacks in the provinces of Uruzgan and Helmand, in the south. In the northern province of Kunduz, officials reported [...]
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Dozens Watching Fireworks in India Are Mowed Down by Speeding Train

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NEW DELHI — They were watching the bad guy go down. On a cool Friday night in October, in an annual ritual on the Hindu calendar, an effigy of a 10-headed demon was set on fire. Firecrackers exploded brightly in the night sky. Ordinary [...]
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After More Than Two Weeks, Saudi Arabia Says Jamal Khashoggi is Dead. Here’s What We Know.

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Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time Saturday that Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident journalist missing since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago, was dead. It was the latest twist in a fast-moving saga [...]
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Saudi Arabia Says Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed in Consulate Fight

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia said Saturday that Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident Saudi journalist who disappeared more than two weeks ago, had died after an argument and fistfight with unidentified men inside the Saudi Consulate in [...]
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Turks Search Far-Flung Sites and Question Workers in Case of Missing Journalist

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Several of the Saudis named by Turks and shown in the leaked images have ties to Prince Mohammed, and Western intelligence officials say it is hard to imagine such an operation being carried out without his approval. One of the suspects, [...]