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US President Donald Trump speaks before a meeting between US and Chinese officials in the Oval Office of the White House January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

US ex-spies warn of danger in ‘warfare’ between Trump, intel chiefs

The critical relationship between President Donald Trump and the US intelligence community is irreparably broken, with high risks for the country in a crisis, former senior CIA officers said Wednesday.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba: President Buhari is aware of Justice Onnoghen’s charge

Constitutional lawyer, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has said that there is no way President Muhammadu Buhari can pretend that he is not aware of charges against the Chief Justice of the Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Mevlut Cavusoglu: Turkey won’t ‘give up’ on Khashoggi murder probe

Turkey’s foreign minister said Saturday his country would “not give up” on finding out the truth about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Jamal Khashoggi: US Senators debate ways to punish Saudi crown prince

US senators, bent on punishing Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, said on Thursday they want to vote next week.
President George Bush’s coffin was carried into Washington National Cathedral during his funeral Wednesday in Washington. Doug Mills-The New York Times

George Bush to be buried after four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions.
Donald Trump has declared Wednesday a national day of mourning in honour of the 41st president [Jonathan Ernst-AP]

Donald Trump sets aside disdain of George Bush clan in tribute to ex-president

President Donald Trump paid his respects on Monday to the late George HW Bush, setting aside his animosity to the former president's clan, whose family members he had derided in the past.
Flowers laid are seen at the base of the statue at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas on December 1, 2018. - Flags flew at half-staff in Washington as Americans prepared for a week of solemn tributes to George H.W. Bush, in his home state of Texas and in the US Capitol, a day after the former president died aged 94. Tributes poured in from world leaders in memory of the 41st US president, who guided America through the end of the Cold War and launched the international campaign to drive Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein's forces from Kuwait. (Photo by SUZANNE CORDEIRO / AFP)

Air Force One collects George Bush casket for days-long homage

America's national farewell to George H.W. Bush begins Monday with the transfer of his casket aboard the presidential plane from Texas to Washington, where he will lie in state in the rotunda of the US Capitol.
George H.W. Bush

Week of solemn tributes for the late George Bush

Flags flew at half-staff across the United States on Saturday as Americans prepared for a week of solemn tributes to George H.W. Bush, in his home state of Texas and in the US Capitol, a day after the former president died aged 94.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton extol George H.W. Bush’s leadership

U.S. President Donald Trump and wife, Melania have mourned the death of former president George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday night at the age of 94.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on November 19, 2018, shows Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attending a speech given by his father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz while addressing the Shura council, a top advisory body, in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Argentina pressed to probe Saudi prince over Yemen, Khashoggi

Argentina has been asked to investigate Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for possible war crimes in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on November 19, 2018, shows Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz giving a salute with his hand as he arrives to address the Shura council, a top advisory body, in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Saudi King Salman praises judiciary amid Jamal Khashoggi fallout

Saudi King Salman heaped praise on the kingdom's judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder tipped the country into one of its worst international crises.
US President Donald Trump, shown gesturing while visiting California firefighters, seemed shocked by the intensity of what he witnessed (AFP Photo-SAUL LOEB)

Donald Trump: US to make final conclusions on Saudi killing in days

The United States will make final conclusions by early next week over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump said Saturday, following reports that the CIA had held Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible.

US to make final statement on Jamal Khashoggi’s death

The State Department has insisted that despite recent reports by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the U.S. had not yet reached a determination regarding the death of writer and activist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 23, 2018. - Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw. (Photo by FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP)

CIA: Saudi Crown Prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media, the UK Telegraph has reported.

Ex-Malaysian premier arraigned over misappropriation of funds

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was on Thursday charged along with two of his former senior aides over misappropriation of government funds.

Reactions trail pipe bombs to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, others

Reactions and condemnations have continued to trail the mailing of pipe bombs to former U.S. President Barack Obama, former First Lady Hillary Clinton, and a host of other political leaders in the U.S.

Saudi foreign minister pledges full probe into Jamal Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said, on Tuesday, the kingdom was committed to a thorough and complete investigation to obtain the truth behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.
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Jamal Khashoggi: CIA chief Gina Haspel arrives Turkey

The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Gina Haspel, arrived Turkey Tuesday morning to get updates on the investigation of the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

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