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How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

(Reuters) - He ran social media for Saudi Arabia's crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country's elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype. Learn More

 

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Russia pledges 'balance' if U.S. quits nuclear pact; Trump eyes more weapons

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday it would be forced to respond in kind to restore the military balance with the United States if President Donald Trump carried through on a threat to quit a nuclear arms treaty and began developing new missiles. More »

 

U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

TAIPEI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year, as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China. More »

 

Thousands in U.S.-bound migrant caravan pour into Mexican city

TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) - A U.S.-bound caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants whom President Donald Trump has declared unwelcome, crowded into the Mexican border city of Tapachula on Sunday, setting up impromptu camps in public spaces under a heavy rain. More »

 

Trump says he remains unsatisfied with Saudi accounts on Khashoggi

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he was still not satisfied with what he has heard from Saudi Arabia about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, but did not want to lose investment from Riyadh. More »

 

Israel releases two Palestinian Authority officials from custody

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend, police said, but gave no further details on the case. More »

 

Two Koreas, U.N. forces agree to remove weapons at border

SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea and the U.N. Command agreed on Monday to withdraw firearms and guard posts in the demilitarized zone village of Panmunjom this week, Seoul's defense ministry said, the latest move in a fast-improving relationship. More »

 

UK's May tries to calm Brexit rebels, says deal almost done

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May urged restive lawmakers to back her in the final stages of Britain's exit from the European Union, saying talks were in their most difficult phase even if a deal was close. More »

 

Poland's euroskeptic government falling further behind with urban voters

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling euroskeptics could see their firm grip on power loosened over the next couple of years as liberal, city-dwellers angry at the government's democratic record are voting against them in growing numbers, regional elections showed. More »

 

Italy's buoyant League ousts left in northern provincial vote

ROME (Reuters) - The right-wing League has won control of the northern Italian province of Trento, ousting the center-left coalitions that have ruled for decades, in the latest breakthrough by the anti-immigrant party. More »

 

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