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What missing journalist wrote in his final column

What missing journalist wrote in his final column

World
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's final column for The Washington Post has been published two weeks after he went missing. The US resident's assistant sent his passionate article on the lack of press freedom in the Arab world a day after he was reported missing after entering Istanbul's Saudi consulate on 2 October.Karen Attiah, the Post's global opinions editor, said the paper held off publishing the column until Wednesday night "because we hoped Jamal would come back to us so that he and I could edit it together"."Now I have to accept: That is not going to happen. This is the last piece of his I will edit for The Post," she wrote. Image: Jamal Khashoggi's assistant sent his final column the day after he went missing Mr Khashogg...
Timeline on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Timeline on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

World
Since self-exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul this month and vanished, his case has sparked international intrigue and outrage and put leaders of his homeland on the defensive. Here is a timeline of events before and after he disappeared: May 2018: Khashoggi meets Hatice Cengiz, a 36-year-old Turkish Ph.D. student, at a conference in Istanbul and she soon becomes his fiancée. Sept. 28: Khashoggi visits the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul for the first time to pick up a permission document to marry Cengiz. He's told come back later. Oct. 1: He returns to Istanbul from a trip to London. Oct. 2: He goes back to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Cengiz waits for him outside for four hours, but he never comes out and is told by ...
Missing journalist 'recorded his killing on Apple watch'

Missing journalist 'recorded his killing on Apple watch'

Technology
Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi recorded audio on his Apple watch of the moments he was allegedly interrogated, tortured and then killed, according to reports. He has not been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul over a week ago after apparently giving his fiancee his iPhone, which the watch was synced with.Turkish officials have said they believe a 15-member Saudi "assassination squad" killed Mr Khashoggi there.President Trump warned the US would inflict "severe punishment" if Saudi Arabia was behind his disappearance.He told CBS: "We're going to get to the bottom of it." ...
Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish TV airs video linked to Saudi journalist disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish TV airs video linked to Saudi journalist disappearance

World
Turkish TV has aired video from CCTV linked to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi monarchy, visited the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October but has not been seen since.The TV also showed what it says are Saudi men connected with his disappearance entering Turkey via Istanbul airport. Turkish security sources say he was killed. Saudi Arabia denies this.What else does the video show?Broadcast by Turkey's TRT World channel and apparently garnered from security camera video, the footage shows vehicles driving up to the consulate, including black vans thought to be central to inquiries.Groups of Saudi men are seen entering Turkey via Istanbul airport, checking in at hotels ...
Suspect in case of Russian journalist who faked his own death denies plot

Suspect in case of Russian journalist who faked his own death denies plot

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The man accused of organizing the assassination of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko -- who faked his own death in order to avoid the alleged plot -- denied the allegations in court in Kiev today and in a strange twist said he was cooperating with the Ukrainian government. Prosecutors at the Shevchensky District court on Tuesday accused Borys Herman of arranging the alleged murder plot on behalf of Russian intelligence, alleging that he had hired a Ukrainian hitman to kill Babchenko in return for $ 40,000. Ukraine’s SBU security service got wind of the alleged plot and then conceived the elaborate sting operation with Babchenko in which they pretended that the assassination had been successful. The hoax was believed around the world, including by Babchenko’s friends a...