🇸🇦 CIA says Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi’s murder: reports | Al Jazeera English

US media is reporting that the CIA has concluded the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi last month. The Wall Street Journal says congressional leaders had been informed about these developments on Thursday. The Washington Post says the CIA examined multiple sources of intelligence. This includes reports of a […]

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🇺🇸 FDA to curb flavoured e-cigarettes sales to check US teen vaping

The United States’ Food and Drug Administration is going to announce a major anti-tobacco initiative targeting e-cigarettes and young smokers. Despite a decades-long anti-tobacco campaign aimed at young people, three million high school students and 600,000 middle school students are now smoking in the US as e-cigarettes are quite popular. Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro reports. […]

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🇸🇦Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty for five in Khashoggi murder l Breaking News

Authorities in Saudi Arabia say they will seek the death penalty for five people accused of carrying out the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. Speaking in Riyadh, Shaalan al-Shaalan, Saudi Arabia’s deputy public prosecutor, said “the incident” began on September 29 when a “former” deputy chief of intelligence ordered […]

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🇲🇲Myanmar gets ‘weak’ criticism over Rohingya at ASEAN summit l Al Jazeera English

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has stopped short of criticising Myanmar for atrocities committed against Rohingya as its leaders met in Singapore. Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: – Find us on Facebook: – Check our website: #AlJazeeraEnglish [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download Video” label=”3UaJBAzi88k”]

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🇨🇳 China’s Spying Eyes | 101 East

China’s surveillance is on the rise. Hundreds of millions of cameras monitor Chinese citizens’ using facial recognition, body scanning and geo-tracking. What people say, do and even think is watched – scrutinised and scored. China’s Social Credit system ranks people as good citizens or bad… to be rewarded or punished. As Big Brother meets Big […]

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🇨🇺🇧🇷Cuba to pull doctors from Brazil after Bolsonaro threats | Al Jazeera English

Cuba is withdrawing thousands of its doctors from Brazil after President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts. More than 8,000 Cuban doctors work in poor and remote parts of Brazil. The More Doctors Program was started in 2013 by Brazil’s former president Dilma Rousseff. Since then, 20,000 Cuban doctors have […]

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🇮🇱Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman quits over Gaza truce | Al Jazeera English

Avigdor Lieberman has quit as Israel’s defence minister, furious over a ceasefire with Palestinian armed groups that he describes as “surrendering to terror”. His abrupt announcement has rocked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition government, leaving it with just a one-seat majority in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from West Jerusalem. – […]

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