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Man ‘fought snakes’ to survive after falling down 100ft mineshaft

Man ‘fought snakes’ to survive after falling down 100ft mineshaft

Image copyright CBS Image caption It took workers six hours to free the 62-year-old father from the mine An Arizona man has survived two days trapped alone in an abandoned mine shaft with rattlesnakes. He killed three of the snakes while waiting to be discovered, according to rescue crews. John Waddell, 62, was lowering himself […]

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police search forest

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police search forest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police are believed to have extended their search to the Belgrad Forest Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in the nearby Belgrad forest or on farmland. Mr Khashoggi […]

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish forensic investigators have already searched the Saudi consulate and consul’s residence Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in a nearby forest or on farmland. Mr Khashoggi […]

Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The group was held at the border by Guatemalan police on Monday for several hours US President Donald Trump has threatened to use military force to completely close the US-Mexico border. The warning, via a series of tweets on Thursday, comes as a new caravan of more than 3,000 […]

US to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy

US to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US opened its new embassy in Jerusalem in May The US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem, which deals with Palestinian affairs, with its new embassy, the secretary of state says. Mike Pompeo said the decision was made for efficiency reasons and did not signal a change […]

Israeli Supreme Court allows US ‘boycott’ student to stay

Israeli Supreme Court allows US ‘boycott’ student to stay

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lara Alqasem arrived at Ben Gurion international airport near Tel Aviv two weeks ago Israel’s Supreme Court has overturned a ban on a US student from entering the country over her alleged support of an anti-Israel boycott campaign. Lara Alqasem travelled from Florida to Tel Aviv on a student visa […]

Top Afghan commander Raziq killed in Kandahar gun attack

Top Afghan commander Raziq killed in Kandahar gun attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gen Raziq (C) was a powerful opponent of the Taliban A top Afghan security commander, Kandahar police chief Gen Abdul Raziq, has been shot dead by a bodyguard. Taliban militants claimed the attack after a high-level meeting inside the governor’s compound, saying they had targeted Gen Raziq and top US […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Pressure grows on Saudis as US envoy meets king

Jamal Khashoggi: Pressure grows on Saudis as US envoy meets king

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Pompeo thanked the king for his “commitment” to an investigation Pressure is growing on Saudi Arabia to explain the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met King Salman in Riyadh. Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks […]

Jamal Khashoggi: US envoy Mike Pompeo to meet Saudi Arabia’s king

Jamal Khashoggi: US envoy Mike Pompeo to meet Saudi Arabia’s king

Media captionPresident Trump and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed the disappearance of the Saudi journalist US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet King Salman, amid controversy over the fate of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Pompeo will then visit Turkey, where Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ to blame

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ to blame

Media captionPresident Trump and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed the disappearance of the Saudi journalist US President Donald Trump has suggested “rogue killers” could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Speaking to reporters after a phone call with King Salman, he said the Saudi leader had firmly denied knowing […]