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Khashoggi murder: Erdogan demands Saudis extradite suspects

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Erdogan said he was not trying to damage the Saudi royal family Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demanded that Saudi Arabia extradite the suspects in writer Jamal Khashoggi's murder.Speaking after the G20 in Argentina, he said Khashoggi had not featured in the talks and only Canada's Justin Trudeau had brought the subject up.Saudi Arabia has charged 11 people with the murder,
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Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged over revealing dress

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Ms Youssef says she "probably miscalculated" in wearing the dress An Egyptian actress who wore a revealing dress to the Cairo Film Festival is to go on trial on charges of "inciting debauchery", reports say.Rania Youssef appeared in a lacy, black, see-through outfit that exposed most of her legs, outraging many Egyptians, though some said she should be able to wear what she wanted.She
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Burkina Faso: Four police among five dead in IED blast

[ad_1] Five people including four police officers have been killed by an explosive device left on a road in eastern Burkina Faso, reports say.Friday's blast from an improvised explosive device (IED) took place in Boungou, an area that has seen a series of attacks attributed to jihadist militants.The police officers were providing an escort to goldmine workers, said AFP.A similar attack killed five police officers in the area in August.Both
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France fuel protests: Tear gas fired in clashes in Paris

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionClashes broke out before the official demonstration even began. Police and protesters have clashed in Paris during a third weekend of "yellow vest" demonstrations sparked by rising fuel prices.Police fired tear gas while several officers had yellow paint thrown at them. At least 39 people were arrested.Thousands of people have been taking to the streets in protest at fuel costs and
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Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng match-fixing: Chinese pair banned in snooker corruption scandal

[ad_1] Yu Delu's highest finish at a ranking event was the semi-finals of the 2016 Scottish OpenChina's Yu Delu has been banned from snooker for 10 years and nine months after a major match-fixing inquiry.His compatriot Cao Yupeng also pleaded guilty to fixing and was banned for six years, although three and a half years of his sentence are suspended.Suspicious betting patterns in numerous matches were investigated over two years
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George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA look back at the life of George Bush Senior Former US President George HW Bush has died at the age of 94, his son George W Bush has announced.Bush Sr served as the 41st US president between 1989 and 1993, his term defined by the end of the Cold War and the first Iraq war against Saddam Hussein. While his