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  • Human rights groups call for UN to investigate killing of Saudi journalist 21 Oct 2018 17:02 WRTA Chris McGrath/Getty Images(ISTANBUL) — Several of the largest human rights organizations in the world are calling for a U.N. investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The groups, including Amnesty International, the Committee …
  • Vet making last rounds at the end of his shift in this world 21 Oct 2018 16:14 Ledger Enquirer Dressed in a gray jumpsuit, looking more like an auto mechanic than a veterinarian, Richard Fondrk unfolds himself gingerly from his truck near Dusty and Karen Kerber's horse barn in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County. He plants his cane in the dirt, …
  • A foolish journalist walks into a Saudi embassy, and Trump doesn’t say ‘fake news’ 21 Oct 2018 16:14 East African By JENERALI ULIMWENGU More by this Author One could say that it was foolhardy for any known Saudi dissident to visit his country’s offices abroad for whatever reason. We may never know what happened to Jamal Kashoggi, the Saudi journalist who has gone …
  • A journalist walks into a Saudi embassy, and Trump doesn’t say ‘fake news’ 21 Oct 2018 15:59 The East African By JENERALI ULIMWENGU More by this Author One could say that it was foolhardy for any known Saudi dissident to visit his country’s offices abroad for whatever reason. We may never know what happened to Jamal Kashoggi, the Saudi journalist who has gone …
  • Saudis smother dissent, unleashing troll army and Twitter Insider 21 Oct 2018 15:35 Indian Express Eleven days before Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he wrote on Twitter that the Bees were coming. (Source: The New York Times) Each morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been unleashed while he …
  • Champion Thai boxer and Guinness World Record holder dies aged 38 21 Oct 2018 14:57 Manchester Evening News Tributes have been paid to a champion Thai boxer who has died after suffering from a suspected heart attack. Mubzz Bajwa, of Rochdale , was a Guinness World Record holder and raised thousands of pounds for charity during his career. The 38-year-old died …
  • Everton vs Crystal Palace live score: Team news, TV time and latest updates 21 Oct 2018 14:45 Sunday People Bernard thriving at Everton after playing in war-torn Ukraine and carrying can for Brazil's World Cup humiliation After carrying the can for Brazil’s World Cup humiliation and then being forced to play in war-torn Ukraine, Everton new boy Bernard is …
  • Taiwan train turns turtle, leaves 18 dead, 160 injured 21 Oct 2018 14:30 Indian Express By: AP | Taipei | Updated: October 21, 2018 7:29:41 pm Carriages are scattered at the site of a train derailment in Lian in northern Taiwan on Sunday. (AP) Eighteen people were killed and at least 160 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan’s newer, …
  • What sanctions? Russia's richest are biggest winners on Bloomberg billionaires index 21 Oct 2018 14:30 Indian Express By: Bloomberg | Updated: October 21, 2018 7:36:49 pm The 10 wealthiest people in Russia have added more to their fortunes year-to-date than any of their counterparts globally, with a 10.8 per cent increase, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. …
  • London: the world’s stockmarket 21 Oct 2018 13:51 moneyweek.com Eurotorg: Belarus’s top supermarketWe could have a truly global equity exchange – but only if we welcome exotic and risky flotations. They won’t live up to our standards of corporate governance. They will collapse, bringing London’s market into disrepute. …
  • Schukov: The relentless coverage of the small c topic in the news 21 Oct 2018 13:40 Montreal Gazette Cannabis became legal in Quebec last week, leading to much discussion. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette You would think by the avalanche of articles covering cannabis (when did we stop calling it marijuana?) that a cure for cancer had been …
  • Ailey’s World: Ready, Set, Dance 21 Oct 2018 13:33 Black Star News [Music: Dance]   Watching the Samba-Afro-Brazilian dance class with absolute awe, I could never tell where each movement of the body would take me. The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater (AADT) located at 405 West 55th Street, offers many types of dancing …

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