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Saudis may blame intelligence official for Khashoggi Killing

The plan to assign blame to a high-ranking adviser to the crown prince would be an extraordinary recognition of the magnitude of international backlash to hit the kingdom since the death of Saudi journalist

Khashoggi case shows America’s collapsing Mideast clout

Western patience with Saudi Arabia has been running out for a while

Danish Kaneria admits guilt in Westfield spot-fixing case

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has admitted his role in a spot-fixing case involving former Essex team mate Mervyn Westfield after more than six years

Sirisena talking to Modi on the phone. Photo: Presidential Media Division, Sri Lanka

Sirisena phones Modi to deny India remarks

He denies reports that he alluded to India’s involvement in an alleged plot to assassinate him

WCS exhibition on marine wildlife starts Nov 1

The first-of-its-kind interactive exhibition will run at the Shilpakala Academy for five days

A staff member of FANUC checks its collaborative robot CR-35iA at World Robot Summit in Tokyo, Japan, Oct 17, 2018. Reuters

Robot market growth slows

An escalating trade war between the US and China has dampened manufacturers’ appetite for investment in equipment, says robot industry chief

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium Oct 17, 2018. Aris Oikonomou/Pool via Reuters

May seeks to reassure EU on Brexit deal

UK PM says she can still reach a deal, avoiding showdown over stalled talks

Police wield their batons against demonstrators during a protest against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the Sabarimala temple, at the Nilakkal Base Camp in Pathanamthitta district in the southern state of Kerala, India, Oct 17, 2018. REUTERS

Clashes as protesters block women from India temple

Protesters barred women devotees and journalists from Sabarimala temple

Ayub Bachchu dies

The LRB frontman who popularised rock music in Bangladesh passed away on Thursday morning

President Donald Trump and King Salman of Saudi Arabia join Arab leaders for a family photo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017. Trump said his administration has asked Turkish officials for an audio tape that they claim to have as evidence of the 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist. Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

Audio record of Khashoggi killing found: Turkey

Senior Turkish official says they have evidence Saudi agents beheaded and dismembered the dissident journalist

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A staff member of FANUC checks its collaborative robot CR-35iA at World Robot Summit in Tokyo, Japan, Oct 17, 2018. Reuters

Robot market growth slows

An escalating trade war between the US and China has dampened manufacturers’ appetite for investment in equipment, says robot industry chief

Saudi journalist likely dead: Trump

President Donald Trump said he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead.

Ayub Bachchu dies

The LRB frontman who popularised rock music in Bangladesh passed away on Thursday morning