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Woman says she was quietly married to Khashoggi

Woman says she was quietly married to Khashoggi

An Egyptian woman says she married Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a religious ceremony in the United States this year.

  • by Greg Miller & Souad Mekhennet

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Why a Canberra school dropping Indonesian sparked international uproar
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Indonesia

Why a Canberra school dropping Indonesian sparked international uproar

A student who discovered his school was looking to scrap its Indonesian language course found himself at the centre of a potential international incident.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Israel’s hawkish defence minister quits, potentially threatening Netanyahu's government
Israel

Israel’s hawkish defence minister quits, potentially threatening Netanyahu's government

The prime minister, whose calling card has been national security, faces increasing criticism from his right-wing rivals.

  • by Isabel Kershner
Five days of fury: Inside Trump's Paris temper, election woes and staff upheaval
Emmanuel Macron

Five days of fury: Inside Trump's Paris temper, election woes and staff upheaval

As he jetted to Paris, Donald Trump received a congratulatory phone call from British PM Theresa May, but her appeal to his vanity was met with an ornery outburst.

  • by Josh Dawsey & Philip Rucker
Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing
Melania Trump

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

In an extraordinary move, US first lady Melania Trump has called publicly for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed.

  • by Darlene Superville
Trump's appointment of acting attorney general may be unconstitutional
World Politics

Trump's appointment of acting attorney general may be unconstitutional

Trump last month said he knew Matthew Whitaker, but now says he did not know him.

  • by David G. Savage
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Sri Lankan President dissolves Parliament, calls for an election
Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan President dissolves Parliament, calls for an election

Opposition calls the President's move "totally unconstitutional," saying Sirisena was a "dictator" who had "relegated the constitution to toilet paper."

  • by Bharatha Mallawarachi
US, China to hold talks on Friday
China

US, China to hold talks on Friday

The United States and China will hold the top-level diplomatic and security dialogue in Washington on Friday.

Separatists kidnap dozens of pupils in Cameroon's restive northwest
Cameroon

Separatists kidnap dozens of pupils in Cameroon's restive northwest

Armed separatists kidnapped at least 79 students and three staff members from a Presbyterian school in a troubled region of Cameroon, the governor said.

Venezuela adds troops near Colombian border after soldiers killed
Venezuela

Venezuela adds troops near Colombian border after soldiers killed

Venezuela has reinforced its border with Colombia with more troops after three Venezuelan soldiers died in an attack by an armed group over the weekend.

French Pacific territory New Caledonia rejects independence

French Pacific territory New Caledonia rejects independence

The "No" vote against independence for New Caledonia is leading with about 90 per cent of ballots counted in the French territory, local television reported.