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Apr 02, 2019
Pakistan ordered probe against six journalists who had shared Jamal Khashoggi's pictures online, claims RSFPakistan's interior ministry ordered investigations into six journalists who had posted pictures online of murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday. RSF said it was "appalled" to learn of the investigations, adding that it "condemns this latest case of intimidation, especially given the Pakistani police's past behaviour towards dissident journalists".
Mar 31, 2019
Killers of Jamal Khashoggi, who received training in US, used electric saw to dismember his body, says reportA note in the transcript said an injection was administered to Khashoggi, which the Saudi source said was probably a powerful sedative. A bag was then placed over his head, and Khashoggi screamed: "I can't breathe, I have asthma. Don't do this."
Mar 26, 2019
Turkey court opens espionage trial of US consulate staffer Metin Topuz, accused of plotting to overthrow governmentMetin Topuz was formally charged in January. He is accused of contact with police officers and a former prosecutor suspected of links to the Gulen movement
Mar 22, 2019
Former Muslim detainee recalls horror at Chinese 're-education camp', talks about self-criticism sessions, pork mealUN experts say China holds one million Muslims in camps in the heavily policed Xinjiang region where most of the country's ethnic Uyghur, the largest Muslim minority, live
Mar 14, 2019
US human rights report says Jamal Khashoggi was killed by agents inside Saudi consulate in IstanbulThe State Department annual global human rights report said Jamal Khashoggi columnist was killed by agents of the kingdom, a close US partner, while he was inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul
Mar 09, 2019
Istanbul cops fire tear gas at thousands of women who were protesting ban on International Women's Day rallySecurity forces in riot gear pushed the crowds of women, some wearing colourful wigs and masks, at the entrance to the city's main pedestrianised shopping street Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul.
Feb 24, 2019
Saudi Arabia names Princess Rima bint Bandar as first woman ambassador to US; Khalid bin Salman appointed deputy defence ministerSaudi Arabia named princess Rima bint Bandar as its first woman ambassador to the US, a key appointment after fallout over Jamal Khashoggi's murder
Feb 18, 2019
During Islamabad visit, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman orders release of 2,100 Pakistani prisoners from Saudi jailsPrince Mohammed arrived in Pakistan on Sunday at the beginning of an Asian tour, which will include China and is seen as an attempt by him to rebuild his reputation after the murder of Saudi critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Feb 11, 2019
Saudi Arabia doesn't know where Jamal Khashoggi's body is, say officials, blame Turkey for not giving enough evidenceRiyadh does not know the location of Jamal Khashoggi's body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official said
Feb 10, 2019
Toll rises to 21 in Turkey building collapse; rescue operations underway to pull out 35 feared trapped in debrisThe death toll from the building collapse in Turkey’s Istanbul rose to 21, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said authorities have lessons to learn