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Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

World
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged with the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor Saud al Mojeb said in a statement that 21 people are now in custody over the killing, with 11 people indicted and facing trial.The highest-level official accused of being behind the murder is former deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al Assiri, according to the prosecutor's spokesman Shaalan al Shaalan.He said Mr Khashoggi's alleged killers had set in motion plans for the murder on 29 September, three days before he died inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Mr Khashoggi was killed on 2 October after he was given a lethal injection, before his body was dismembered and taken out of the building, Mr al Shaal...
Thai suspects in UK man's murder taken to crime scene

Thai suspects in UK man's murder taken to crime scene

World
The suspects in the murder of a British man and his Thai wife have been taken to the scene of the crime. Video shows three men, handcuffed and wearing helmets with visors, being led around the grounds of a building surrounded by police and the media.They are accused of murdering 64-year-old Alan Hogg, a retired petroleum engineer from Edinburgh, and his wife Nott, 61.The pair were reported missing by friends last week, and a murder investigation began after their bodies were discovered buried in their garden in Phrae, Thailand . Image: The suspects were accompanied by police and the media They were found with gunshot wounds.Bia Kamsai and Kittipong Kamwan, both 27, were arrested on suspicion of murder and have allegedl...
Putin: We've identified Skripal suspects

Putin: We've identified Skripal suspects

World
Vladimir Putin says Russia has identified the men suspected of the Salisbury poisonings and that they are "civilians" not linked to the government. "We know who they are, we have found them," Mr Putin said at an economic forum in the Russian city of Vladivostok."There is nothing special or criminal about it, I can assure you."The Russian president denied they worked for the military and described them as "civilians". 0:19 Video: Putin: 'Nothing criminal about it&#x...
Who bit Beyonce? The internet's main suspects

Who bit Beyonce? The internet's main suspects

Entertainment
Social media is gripped by the latest celebrity real-life whodunnit story: Who bit Beyonce? According to actress Tiffany Haddish, the pop superstar was bitten in the face at the after-party of a Jay Z show last December - the same night Haddish and Beyonce took a selfie together."There was this actress there," the Girls Trip star told GQ. "That's just, like, doing the mostest. She bit Beyonce in the face."Haddish said Beyonce went over to Jay Z and told him what happened and they apparently disappeared to the back of the room.Image:Haddish has not named anyoneHaddish said she later asked Beyonce what happened, and told her she was ready to "beat somebody a** at your party".The Single Ladies singer responded: "Tiffany, no. Don't do that. That b**** is on drugs. She not even drunk. The b****...
Vaughan suspects Australia of ball-tampering during Ashes

Vaughan suspects Australia of ball-tampering during Ashes

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan is "pretty sure" Australia were ball-tampering during their 4-0 winter Ashes series victory.Australia opening batsman Cameron Bancroft admitted the offence during this week's Test loss to South Africa.Captain Steve Smith, who knew about the plan in advance, has been banned for one Test and stood down as skipper of his Indian Premier League team.However, he insisted it was "the first time this has happened".Television footage on the third day of Australia's third Test against South Africa in Cape Town showed Bancroft take what he said was yellow tape out of his trouser pocket before rubbing the ball.After the day's play, Smith admitted the team's "leadership...