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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 25, 2018, 06.58 PM(IST)

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yemeni Tawakkol Karman holds up a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Photograph:( AFP )

Murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'premeditated': Saudi prosecutor

Saudi Arabia said Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul was "premeditated" based on information supplied by Turkey, state media reported. 

Two more bombs sent to former US Vice President Biden, actor De Niro

Two more suspected bombs were found in New York City and Delaware on Thursday morning as a manhunt intensified for a serial bomber who targeted high-profile Democrats and CNN, less than two weeks ahead of elections that could alter the US political landscape.

CBI director Alok Verma's removal illegal: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Thursday said forcing CBI director Alok Verma to go on indefinite leave was "illegal" and alleged that it was done as the government panicked over the possibility of him investigating the Rafale jet deal.

Alok Verma to remain CBI director, Rakesh Asthana special director: CBI spokesperson

CBI spokesperson on Thursday said that Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana would remain CBI director and special director, respectively. 

Pakistan PM to visit China, seeking funds as IMF bailout looms

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week, authorities said Thursday, as the former cricketer mounts a desperate search for funds to prop up the nation's dire finances.