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Australia government stripped of majority after by-election rout

The Australian government will lose its one-seat majority in parliament with more than half the votes counted in a by-election late on Saturday, creating a potential political crisis for Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Russian Charged As Money Manager In Disinformation Campaigns

By Carrie Johnson

The Justice Department unsealed charges against a Russian woman on Friday who is described as a comptroller in the Russian government's active measures against the U.S. in the 2018 election.

  • October 20th 2018 at 14:12

Saudis Confirm Khashoggi's Death

By Deb Amos

Saudi Arabian officials confirmed the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who had been missing for 18 days, in a statement issued Saturday morning local time.

  • October 20th 2018 at 14:12

America's Global 'Throne' Sits Empty, Former Ambassador Says

NPR's Scott Simon asks Chicago Council on Global Affairs President Ivo Daalder about America's relationship with Saudi Arabia and its international leadership under President Trump.

  • October 20th 2018 at 14:12

Opinion: A President In Praise Of Strongmen And Dictators

By Scott Simon
President Trump poses for a photo with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in March 2018.

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the praise that President Trump heaps on authoritarian leaders.

(Image credit: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

  • October 20th 2018 at 14:12

Report: UAE Hired American Mercenaries

NPR's Scott Simon talks to BuzzFeed News reporter Aram Roston about his report that Americans with special forces experience worked as mercenaries for foreign powers.

  • October 20th 2018 at 14:12

Saudi Arabia's Deep Influence In The U.S.

By Scott Horsley

The Trump administration is struggling to find a way to respond to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Part of what's complicating the situation are extensive Saudi ties to the U.S.

  • October 20th 2018 at 14:12

Record $1.6bn rollover as no one wins $1bn lottery

The jackpot in a US lottery has climbed to a record-breaking $1.6bn (£1.2bn) after there was no winner on Friday night.

  • October 20th 2018 at 12:29

Chunk of moon fetches $600,000 at auction

A chunk of the moon that fell to Earth as a lunar meteorite has fetched more than $600,000 (£458,997) at auction.

  • October 20th 2018 at 11:32

Prince Harry opens Invictus Games after storm delays

Britain's Prince Harry on Saturday opened the Olympic-style Invictus Games for disabled and wounded soldiers at a moving ceremony on the forecourt of Sydney's Opera House, after an intense thunderstorm...

  • October 20th 2018 at 02:00

Amnesty urges U.N. investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty International said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia's explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul appeared to be a whitewash of "an appalling assassination".

Over 60 dead, 100 injured after train mows crowd at India festival

By Lukas Mikelionis

Over 60 people were killed Friday evening after a speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India.

Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus, discuss situation in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met representatives of Russia's foreign and defense ministries in Damascus on Friday, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian government

By BASSEM MROUE

The Islamic State group early Saturday released two women and four children they had been holding since July in the first part of an exchange with the Syrian government that will set free dozens of women related to members of the extremist group, opposition activists said.

Croatians protest over government plan to raise retirement age

Several thousand people protested in Croatia's capital on Saturday over government plans to raise the retirement age to 67 and cut pensions for those who retire early.

As cabinet row rumbles, Greek PM hails Macedonia name change

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday welcomed the approval by Macedonia's parliament of a proposed change to the country's name as a decisive step toward ending decades of discord between the two neighbors.

Bahrain praises Saudi king's decisions: Al Arabiya TV

Bahrain, in an apparent reference to the case of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, on Saturday praised decisions made by the Saudi king to establish justice, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported.

Investigators likely to discover what happened to Khashoggi body 'before long': Turkish official

Turkish investigators are likely to find out what happened to the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi "before long", a senior Turkish official said on Saturday.

Australia's ruling coalition forced into minority government

By TREVOR MARSHALLSEA

Australia's ruling coalition was forced into minority government on Saturday after a massive swing against its senior partner, the Liberal Party, in a by-election for the seat of the prime minister the party itself had dismissed.

Young billionaire freed after kidnapping at gunpoint

A man described as Africa's youngest billionaire has been freed after being kidnapped by masked men at gunpoint nine days ago.

  • October 20th 2018 at 11:23
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