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Turkey may seek U.N. inquiry if Saudi cooperation reaches impasse

Turkey may seek U.N. inquiry if Saudi cooperation reaches impasse

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WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is not entirely satisfied with the level of cooperation it is receiving from Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and may seek a formal United Nations inquiry if its liaising with Riyadh comes to an impasse, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Turkey's Foreign…
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Libyan Sufis celebrate Prophet’s birthday despite security fears

Libyan Sufis celebrate Prophet's birthday despite security fears

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Libyan Sufis packed the narrow streets of Tripoli’s walled old city to celebrate the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday on Tuesday, chanting hymns to the beat of drums and cymbals. Libyan Sufi Muslims chant and beat drums during a procession to commemorate Prophet Mohammad's birthday, also known as Mawlid, in the old…
Some Saudi royals turn against crown prince after Khashoggi murder

Some Saudi royals turn against crown prince after Khashoggi murder

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Amid the international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said. Dozens of princes and cousins from powerful branches of the Al Saud family want to see a…
Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

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Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a top White House adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year, the Washington Post reported Monday. The emails were sent to White House aides, cabinet members and Ivanka Trump's assistants, many in violation of public records rules, the newspaper said. U.S.…
Dead whale found with 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

Dead whale found with 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

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A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world's largest plastic polluting countries. Rescuers from Wakatobi National Park found the rotting carcass of…
Sensual fresco discovered in ancient Pompeii bedroom

Sensual fresco discovered in ancient Pompeii bedroom

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Archaeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology. The figure of Leda being impregnated by the god in swan form was a fairly common home decoration theme in Pompeii and…