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hello again peter they'll be here in doha your top stories on al-jazeera kyrgyzstan's election commission today a null the result of sunday's election after overnight demonstrations opposition protesters stormed the parliament building and freed former officials including the former president charles stratford has more now from the capital city bishkek. constitutionally the members of parliament parliament still stands because of that central election committee announcement that the results have been a knowledge but it has been an incredibly fast moving day 24 hours if you like.
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certainly the small winning there were scenes of chaos around that parliamentary building with various different claims being made by opposition parties and members of those parties saying that they had common did control of certain government institutions they seems to have been the sons break up of the sense of unity that we felt the night before in the square i think it's fair to say that this announcement by the central election commission will be welcomed by those opposition groups these these. these opposition parties that we've seen competing in the selection but we are already beginning as i say to see that sense of competition and rivalry between these groups starting. to appear again which is no bad thing of course is testament to the kind of level of democracy that this country is proud of it's not forget that those opposition groups were holding
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healthy lively debates between themselves in the run up to election that is now being seen as being deeply flawed. turkey's foreign minister is in azerbaijan for talks pressure mounts among the international community to end the conflict in the gone about armenians defense ministry says fighting with the persian calm down overnight following intense bombardment in this disputed region has been heavy shelling for the past 10 days news who wants to do more to deescalate the violence . kremlin critic alexina valmy says his health is improving weeks after being poisoned with the russian nerve agent not the chalk not only collapsed on a flight to moscow at the end of august and was transferred to a hospital in germany where he was placed in a medically induced coma the opposition leader says the russian president vladimir putin must provide answers over what happened to him. it's a super secret thing even possessing this substance this novel chock its army great
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poison and his band it's forbidden to have it anywhere in any amounts and one of the problems putin has is not whether he ordered me to be poisoned or not but the fact that someone got ahold of nova chuck in russia and used it which in itself is already a violation of the chemical weapons convention. the us president on the trump is back in the white house after 3 nights in hospital for treatment but before entering his official residence he took off his mask even though he does still carry the virus mr trump tweeted a video minutes after returning to the white house people to fight the coronavirus . don't let it dominate don't let it take over your lives don't let that happen we're the greatest country in the world we're going back we're going back to work going to be out front and now i'm better and maybe i'm immune i don't know but don't let it dominate your lives get out there be careful we have the best medicines in the world and they're all happened very shortly and they're all getting approved and the vaccines are coming momentarily thank you very much and
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want to read what a group of people. the nobel prize for physics has gone to 3 sciences for their work on black hole research britain roger penrose german ryan hart gangel an american. and stockholm today their research focus on the discovery of black hole formations and the connection there so the theory of einstein's theory of relativity a new mobile app to complain about pollution is one of the ways new delhi is hoping to clear the air that the indian capital is one of the world's most polluted cities which experts say weakens everyone's immune system and quality improved dramatically at the height of the code 19 lock down those are your headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after jamal khashoggi in a saudi consulate i'll have another quick summary for you in about 25 minutes see that.
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the body is heavy if we take a breath back then cut it into pieces it will be finished to the sector fishel animal and dr he has the right. we're. back again are trying to find out what happened to demolish saudi arabia from farms or to turn water mark or show them all cars show you from up. some form of closure to foreign minister saying this was all a terrible and the execution of jamal be sure your frequent critic of the shots are the regime and the side of the saudi consulate for 3 weeks trying to. the world here telling of josh of jane was a premeditated car monday the 1st of all 28. everything seemed
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normal in the belgrade forest in the northwest of the took a city of his stumble. it was the beginning of the week and there were only a few visits is. just before sunset surveillance cameras picked up a car belonging to the consulates of saudi arabia and istanbul it passed through a security gate before driving on through the forest. the turkish newspaper would later be told that inside the car was the saudi military a tough shape. on what took you should intelligence gold a surveillance mission. according to. almas eenie has returned to his stumble from jeddah that day with a deadly plan to take out the saudi journalist jamal khashoggi.
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when i was on the 21st of june 2017 mohammed bin selma was made crown prince of saudi arabia. 2 weeks later a major diplomatic crisis blew up in the gulf between saudi arabia and 3 of its allies and catalog. also that june another writer close to bin salma advised jamal khashoggi either to take part in the campaign against qatar or to leave the country. ashaji chose to leave saudi arabia. he flew from jeddah via london to the united states the pressure increased even to 14 or to 15 when he was writing minister of information decided to publish the
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letter from writing that i think you found very insulting you should remember the german from tweeting and writing articles why he. because his dog or the speed. of the. conciliation we did work. for i think 100 when someone is there in. version 230 no he just has to do it right or show jihad studied journalism at indiana state university in the us in the early eighties and worked for the saudi diplomat feisal while he was ambassador to the us. ashaji is for children also had us nationality isn't this some. footage that it looks to gather. all those numbers.
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all the massacre there are you see there are. a mixture. do isn't very happy he was worried he one time told me his 2 sons complained to him that they are held hostage because of him they couldn't travel so they were both bankers their work requires them to travel and they could not leave the kingdom their passports were confiscated and they were blaming him and that really caused lots of guilt. he told me he felt guilty that is causing the. stress and suffering. in august 27th teen ashaji tweeted for the 1st time from his self in the us i returned to writing and tweeting grateful to his highness the minister of information for his kind efforts gratitude and loyalty to the royal
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crown prince no free pain is broken and no tweet is silence under his reign. the tweet seemed confusing and contradictory and posed questions about her relationship with his native country. the saudi authorities had banned him from writing in a phone call from an adviser to the royal court so doubt qahtani. ashaji later referred to this ban in a b.b.c. interview shouted be a little. bit early and must call your boss will be a real hard if you will live any longer be even or even a good money minute. in september 27th seen a show she started writing for the washington post. this enabled him to communicate with a far wider audience and sphere of influence. for the saudis i think this was the
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scariest thing the guy writes for a paper that's already all over the world that are driven by decision makers in the us. also my premise and mine in a safe family ecofin them for better than many men do a lot of that but. more. by this time she wanted to legalize his status in the u.s. and in december 27th teen was granted political asylum that offered him a degree of stability and he began to create a network between washington is stamboul london and other world capitals holiday fori took the producers of this program to his friend jamal's apartment in tysons corner virginia. they managed to contact a show she saw on the dollar but the call led nowhere. the phone. as we speak today there
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intellectuals under notice jill no nobody will dare to speak and criticize that informed like saudi intelligence was closely monitoring her show she and his movements and briefing the new crown prince and heir to the throne of the one horn of the world. i mean. the saudis trying to tempt the journalist to return a source close to her show she said that the advisor to the roll call. contacted him twice by phone. he allegedly said that mohammed bin salmond trusted her show implicitly and that the doors of the rule court were open to him whenever he chose to return. the same source said that the saudi government maintained communication with. a made him several offices including managing a prominent saudi funded media network. also so good you brought it with you has been there he has been serving in the embassy in london the saudi embassy in
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washington was there carol from what the newspaper and i think his knowledge of the regime and the crew the minute it took some portion as a journalist when he spoke out. shows he kept up his criticism of bin salmoni and the washington post demanded spoke to me through this before because many of them that he is working with friends to establish a foundation for democracy in the art of wall promoting but out of them quasi among sleuth people and also fear thing some form of society after consideration. according to a political science researcher in istanbul show she was involved in projects named at countering saudi digital activity. the program produces contacted some of his assistants on one project but they were reluctant to talk in detail they said they didn't want to jeopardize the future of the new work.
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meanwhile back in the saudi capital riyadh a small cell was formed to decide what to do about jim 00 shows she. had weighed up different options and as new information became available it formulated a course of action. it would silence show she. permanently. on the evening of the 9th of september 28th seen her show she left the us for what would be the last time he took turkish airlines t k 8 from washington to istanbul where he arrived on the evening of the 10th of september. he planned to stay until the 17th of october as he had a major personal event to plan for his marriage to the turkish ph d. student.
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therefore the couple had 1st met at a conference in istanbul in may 2018 they kept in touch met again in july 28th scene and then jamal proposed to her t.j. and she accepted. because he is about to get married he wanted to establish new life and they were still remember the flat that he bought the furniture to put in the flare and the fact that the scope of the consulate the goods from the comments and they joked with him and they said you are younger. than i have seen before because you have a new love story. and then you said you know we need that so we may continue our struggle for. generation. i feel. secure in.
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the shoji made a short interim trip to london and returned to his stumble on friday the 28th of september landing at 4 o 7 am. at 924 the same morning ashaji and her teacher went to the municipal office in the factory a district of a stumble to check what paperwork they needed for their marriage. to the everybody did. the lack of the bialek muscle. they really. gave back that it. allowed the bush on the are not. the whole health of the you know modern it's part chart. it's why we were in. so jamal and her t.j. took a taxi to the saudi consulate. therefore want to get
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a couple of that to me now my. thought is short one should get a video listen up. and back to be. charged or to go and it's called each other. in the form of. the island of the. band the help of them all the talk about the we will all know ecosystem 30 that. during his 90 minutes in the consulate or shows she was told that the necessary documents would be processed in the next few days. that same evening shows she flew back to lunch. having spent less than a day in a stumble i was one of the last people to meet him for the disappearance he was here with me in this office we spent the day together we had lunch together and then he went to the airport i followed him the following day to as some would cause he was opposed to appear on my t.v. show. but by the time i arrived in someone he was gone and i can tell you that when
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we met here you know my love seemed quite comfortable and excited about the prospects of marriage we discussed. a project to hear how the mind and that is to set up a website to publish translations of reports an author calls and analysts is on the economic situations of the enemy and the region. in london shows he called the saudi consulate in istanbul and they told him his marriage papers were ready and that he should collect them on tuesday the 2nd of october 1 30 pm. so her show she left london again for a stumble his fateful final journey. on
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this visit i showed you decided not to stay in istanbul hotel but in the place he bought for him and her teacher to live after their wedding. a teacher had been busy installing furniture and other supplies only a few more items were needed and jamal planned to buy them after his return from the consulate but of course he never did. the teacher had breakfast at the restaurant inside the residential complex and there was a lot to talk about especially the wedding. or going to say they have neither. of us or with a chart of them before but that he opted almost. didn't. take the job the other day i could. buy them more than one but listen a bit about getting me. for full for their.
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own mother. of the. good old out of the. bit i. called for. meanwhile the men forming the saudi hit squad had begun arriving in istanbul in the early hours of that same morning. free of mohammed bin selman special protection unit came on a commercial flight from cairo. to private jets from riyadh landed an hour apart on the private runway. h. said s k one landed at 330. carrying the head of the assassination team. trip and they tell the men including 2 of the main players.
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the group checked into 2 hotels near the saudi consulate. surveillance cameras in both hotels showed the men leaving at 940 and 10 50 am and cameras at the consulate monitored their arrival there. say leaked all the recordings that 2 planes came from so they are via to the entire mission airport of the church and 15 men. checked in a hotel in istanbul and before you arrived to consummate they entered the. car we did feel that even though that you cannot see inside the fact that our team arrived in turkey the circumstances of what they actually did the timing is concerned and also the composition of those people in terms of their forensic
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expertise that ranking one at least is alleged to be a very senior ranking intelligence officer and the fact that it's also claimed that at least 7 of that team are extremely close in terms of the security in a circle of the crown prince himself all of this is very strong circumstantial evidence it all suggests that not only were these people implicated in the whatever how has happened. it also suggests that what the intention actually was. 1 14 pm on the 2nd of october surveillance cameras showed her shoji entering the consulate they gave her t.j. his mobile phone and left her waiting for him outside. she has been missing for 5 days. they also reported his disappearance to turkish
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going shopping in washington very concerned about the whereabouts of running prominent commentator on charges journalist was lawfully an enchantress country's consulate in istanbul on tuesday and have until march since a t.j. continued to wait but as the time pursed she became increasingly concerned and contacted some of jamal's friend whose. side would stand for much done for love as the going to be done. done the job was. to be taken for the us and there was the former caucus here in that. it's off our back to come other well that i'd like to there although on the mitchell this to me on in all the largest army can come on the wharf and i'm going out to see of us are going to say go over means it and i will not sort of back to your article that gets me or he say old war machine may have us or the former you know the. banjo when
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not enough how about. 2 for. the job. of course from year. 7 that's about where what you want to mother polly mother. as international speculation about her show g grew one theory was that he'd been kidnapped as part of an illegal operation to take him back to saudi arabia. the turkish government broke its silence the day after her showed his disappearance on wednesday the 3rd of october when it made this statement. be they could be. food what. you stumble on while president urged the one 1st commented publicly on sunday the 7th of october. some of.
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that investigation was led by the turkish intelligence service who suggested that they had audio and even video evidence of what had happened inside the consulate. but publicly the turkish government seemed to be playing a longer game part of managing the delicate relationship with saudi arabia and crown prince mohammed bin cell man in particular. as well as his father king salma . it was a drip drip strategy in which the turks used leaks as a way of responding to the initial saudi statements about the hotshot g. case and of dealing with the u.s. government when it began to comment under increasing internal political pressure. then you know that are.
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coming up in part to saudi arabia's continued denials the american president's defense of the royal family. and the turkish strategy for applying political pressure on both countries it would appear to people such as myself anyway some kind of ongoing behind the scenes negotiation with the saudis and outside the americans as well and secondly of course in terms of perhaps not wanting to damage the integrity or some future prosecution. corruption it is that invisible behind a wall of silence. against russia going up chin is not something to be told that it. is not going to african. country his e-mail let's destroy this wall.
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how to 0. world. war world. hello again peter they'll be here in doha your top stories one more time kyrgyzstan's election commission has an all the results of sunday's election after overnight demonstrations opposition protesters stormed the parliament building and freed former officials including the former president charles stratford has more now from the capital bishkek. one thing again we can pretty much guarantee here is that there are going to be big pushes for accountability by these opposition groups opposition parties party leaders wanting to call people to account for the mess that these elections were. as all these allegations these violation this is
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seemingly now. proving true according to the central election commission so as we go forward although we're a long way off obviously seeing a new election date i think before that election the process of trying to call people to account for those violations in the campaign and on election day is going to get started immediately turkey's foreign minister is in azerbaijan for talks pressure grows among the international community to end the conflict in the going to cut about armenia's defense ministry says fighting calm down overnight following intense bombardment in this disputed region there has been heavy shelling for the past 10 days and he wants to do more to deescalate the violence in syria at least 16 people have been killed in a car bomb in the province of aleppo it is the most serious single incident in months it hit a bus stop in. at least 40 people including children were injured under the control
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of turkish backed opposition forces u.s. president donald trump is back in the white house today after 3 nights in hospital for his covert 1000 treatment but before entering his official residence he took off his mask even though he does still carry the virus as trump has treated saying he'll be back on the campaign trail very soon. the nobel prize for physics has gone to 3 sciences for their work on black hole research britain roger penrose german reinhard gangel and american and reagan in stockholm now their research focused on the discovery of black hole formations and their connection to einstein's theory of relativity those are your headlines back to jamal khashoggi murder in a saudi consulate i'll have the news for you in 30 minutes 60 minutes you can comment see that.
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the saudi journal. left his native country in june 27th. he went to the united states and began writing for the washington post where he was critical of saudi arabia and crown prince mohammed bin sell money in particular. in october 28th seen a visited the saudi consulate in istanbul to collect some papers which would enable him to marry his turkey. but he never left the building. the saudi government initially denied any involvement or responsibility but the turkish authorities cleverly drip fed leaks of the evidence they collected inside the consulate of course where. leaking or claiming elements within the turkish security establishment official and no doubt they have their own reasons for that that may depend on geopolitical reasons in terms of undoubtedly
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it would appear to people such as myself anyway some kind of ongoing negotiation with the saudis and the americans and secondly of course in terms of perhaps not wanting to hear some future prosecution. the turkish foreign ministry summoned the saudi ambassador demanding clarification on the subject. this triggered the 1st official saudi statement issued by the saudi consul general in istanbul on wednesday the 3rd of october it said that the consulate was monitoring media reports of the disappearance of the saudi citizen. after he left the saudi consulate in istanbul. said the consulate was also following up and coordinating with the turkish authorities to discover the circumstances of her show she's disappearance. the bloomberg news agency published
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a statement by mohammed bin salmoni on wednesday the 3rd of october before the official saudi press agency followed suit 3 days later m.b.'s said quote my understanding is he entered and he got out after a few minutes or maybe one hour. adding that he was not inside the consulate and that quote if he's in saudi arabia i would know that this is on a dark. when the army take. action look at all the breaking of the army tick. tick on christmas will there be some money then why did i get it thanks for the service or took them and i mean. i thought my god you know you cough they took. the bomb was for was horrible thought it may back don't. call forth all what the dish may have washer the bus could be a go to duty and float of some go to indonesia they were scared to return or. at
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the very 1st beginning of the event has been happen mr out of one or when the circuit on their skin the one authorities clearly show that he has left the calls late all the responsibilities belong to the so there are not or it's. the 5th day after his disappearance saw the 1st news story about. a turkish official told reuters that the police's initial assessment was that he shows you had been intentionally murdered at the consulate and that his body had been moved abroad. the saudi government issued a denial an official source at the saudi consulate in istanbul also denied the reuters story that quoted turkish officials saying that her show she had been killed at the consulate he denounced the source of what he called these quote unfounded accusations. but i could. martin george
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we would consider you were left. out of use for india. savannah to boudreaux. rebirth on. saturday the 6th of october mohamed el a table he invited reuters to the consulate and took them on a tour of stone simply to show that her show she was not in the building he denied that her show she had been killed insisting that he left. but admitting he couldn't prove it because the consulate surveillance cameras hadn't saved the images. doesn't record. the only reason why you have a recording system. and this is
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a fix for sure. the 8th of october u.s. president donald trump made his 1st public statement about the case. at the same time the saudi ambassador to the us prince khalid bin selma in abdel aziz stated publicly that allegations that he had been killed or detained by the saudi authorities were completely false and unfounded. he then left for saudi arabia on the pretext of cities clarification. for the king of saudi arabia the king firmly denied any knowledge of it. he didn't really know may be i don't want to get it is fine but it sounded to me like maybe he should have been. here. from the photos they. wanted to give an example from one of them so of course we
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know just formed by and of themselves and we know that from started speaking about him before even the saudi government with us so he wanted to give them the exit therefore we can use it normal to cover. this unfortunately was. a distraction. on monday the 8th of october the turkish newspaper. reported that the intelligence services while the lines in the movement of 26 cars owned by the saudi consulate in istanbul it said they wanted to determine their whereabouts on the day a show she went missing. c.c.t.v. cameras close to the saudi consulate showed to cause
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a black mercedes vito 34 c c 1865 and another miss 80 salute 34 c c t 248 driving to the saudi consuls house an hour and 15 minutes after his show she had gone into the consulate. they were parked in the garage there for 3 days. on the 4th day they were taken to the car wash near the consulate where they were carefully. these pictures were obtained from inside the car wash itself showing the 2 vehicles being fairly clean. turkish investigators believe that dismembered body was taken from the consulate to the consul's house in the mercedes vito. this c.c.t.v. image shows the veto outside the house before turkish police searched it. and on tuesday the 9th of october the washington post published the now famous c.c.t.v.
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video of jamal her shoji entering the consulate 1 14 pm on tuesday the 2nd of october. the 10th of october the b.b.c. reported that the turkish media had published pictures and names of those they said were members of the hit squad. the new york times also ran the story reporting that her show she had been cut with the bone saw 2 hours after its death and that the orders to assassinate him had been issued from the highest level in saudi arabia. i mean so more pictures and i don't. realize that those guys are really members of the. song monster as a bodyguard. let 11 days after her show she's disappearance on c.b.s.'s 60 minutes donald trump was still insisting that the crown prince denied any knowledge
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of what had happened. but warned saudi arabia of serious repercussions if it were proved to her she had been killed. is something you'll be surprisingly saying that there's something really terrible and disgusting about that if that were the case so we're going to have to see we're going to get to the bottom of it and there will be severe punishment if they go on to claim that these people were acting without the authority of the saudi government and of course they can prove that by. relinquishing the diplomatic immunity of these people and actually writing them to turkey for trial but if that happens of course there is a very big risk that those people who are put on trial for his capital offense will name the people that made the decisions and that may not be convenient of course to the saudi government. on the same day as the c.b.s. trump interview the british french and german foreign ministers issued a joint statement calling for an independent investigation. from.
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found himself very pressed. his secretary of state mr bork to riyadh. phoria you want to learn your realities they say so but i am not really sure whether he ran in order to investigate what has happened inside the kingdom also there of b.-a or to fabricate a story. on that same sunday king solomon broke his silence on the case for the 1st time when the saudi press agency reported that the king had spoken to turkish president on the phone and quote thanked the president for welcoming the kingdom's proposal to form a joint working group to discuss the disappearance of the saudi citizen jamal how charging. the king quote stressed the kingdom's keenness to protect its relations
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with ankara. the next day the saudi press agency reported that the king had spoken to donald trump who had quote praised the progress in saudi turkish joint cooperation in investigating the disappearance of a short. again on monday the 15th of october saudi and turkish officials and to the consulate a joint team led by the deputy general prosecutor in istanbul and agents from the turkish counterterrorism directorate. that evening the forensic investigation team arrived. they worked 9 hours through the night until dawn on tuesday the 16th of october. the forensic teams left carrying samples of soil and
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a metal door from the consulate guarded. media attention then quickly switched to the consul's house next for forensic inspection. while the saudi consul general himself mohamed el a tape departed is stumble amid rumors of his impending arrest by turkish police. meanwhile the turkish government ramped up its pressure on the saudis. after all those friends each investigation. made a couple of telephone calls international leaders including the king solomon of king the more so they are and after that the sunni arab media has realized that the publication story of question has left the consulate is incredible so they accepted that mr question has been killed inside the consulate. the film crew was
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able to monitor the movement of saudi security staff between the consulate and the consuls house from friday the 12th to wednesday the 17th of october. the program produces later established that this included chemical expert dr made up villa's easily be an toxicologist khalid yahia granny this was the group that was reported to have deliberately destroyed evidence at the consulate and the consuls house. it is possible to fully clean a premises of friends or governments but what you don't leave is evidence that you have fully cleaned and therefore that also again is can be used and often is used as circumstantial evidence against the accused person. on saturday the 20th of october after repeated denials saudi arabia finally admitted that her show she was dead. a statement by the saudi public prosecutor announced the arrest of 18
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saudis for questioning and suggested that the murder had occurred as a result of a quarrel. closer than a smaller act after the up to. 10 what do you they've. actually up mother. then it was. then the turkish government strategy of leaking evidence finally brought the saudi attorney general. to turkey to coordinate the operation of his investigators. he arrived in istanbul on monday the 29th of october by private plane.
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he held 2 meetings with his stumbles chief public prosecutor for done after which his office made a formal statement. it said that there was no tangible outcome from these 2 meetings quote despite all our efforts and good intentions to reveal the truth about the killing of her in his country's consulate. the statement went on to say that immediately after entering the consulate the sharjah had been strangled as part of a premeditated plan and that his body had been cut up and disposed of. the public prosecutor's statement crystalized each of the 3 main countries positions. the turkish authorities stood by their story. saudi arabia continued to counter the leaks by the turkish government. and the us
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government continued to defend crown prince mohammed bin salma anxious to protect american commercial interests. some members of the u.s. house of representatives and senate took a more robust position criticizing trump's action and demanding that saudi arabia and m.b.'s be held to account. other arab countries commented very little. and that the ballot ground cracked mortared harder. shop and they're going to have to open accounting of how to write or. what have frank have found it and respond to. the audio recordings shared strategically by turkish intelligence turned out to be graphic and incriminating. they were authenticated by the united nations investigation
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which published its findings in june 29th teen. the recordings her show g entering the consulate or 1 15 pm on the 2nd of october and going to the consul general's office where mohamed el a tape was with the trip an officer from the saudi foreign ministry and the special god to mohammed bin salma they questioned her about his intentions of returning to saudi arabia and he said he did want to return in the future then they said they would have to take him back that there was an interpol order to that effect and that they were coming to get him. a show she said that there was no case against him and that he had people waiting for him outside. the recordings then have a short fight followed by a conversation among the hit squad is here sleep he's raising his head keep pushing bushehr don't remove your hand pusher. according to the u.n.
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investigation her show she was then injected with a sedative and then suffocated with a plastic bag. then a doctor in the team cellar ultra baby started cutting up to show she's body. about 2 hours later the recordings pick up 3 different voices on the stairs. one ordered the visa lounge to be closed another appearing to be a technician transferred c.c.t.v. data and reset the surveillance cameras. the 3rd was most to file murder any dressed as a jumble her shorts the look alike of jamal khashoggi was a premeditated murder and they're now telling c.n.n. that they even believe the saudis went to the extent of sending a body double here mom police feel he was killed just body to the fire ruby has denied any involvement in the airflow 2 years of now passed since the charges
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murder it's still not clear what happened to his body. did my hair arm or trip carry it in his diplomatic luggage when he flew on a private jet taking the hit squad to cairo and dubai the next evening. was it buried at the yellow the palace which was inspected several times by turkish police . all scattered in the belgrade forest where the saudi military attache was seen before the assassination or dissolved in acid. already even burned in a specially constructed oven at the consul's house some reports and testimony have suggested. that in the month after the shots his disappearance the international pressure continued to mount on the saudi government to bring those responsible to justice. then on the 15th of november 28th scene the saudi prosecutor's office said that 11 saudi nationals have been indicted and charged with murdering her show j.
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. their trial began in almost complete secrecy in riyadh on the 3rd of january 29th teen. and none of the accused was named and the trial which many thought was purely for show would take almost a year. meanwhile the un special rapporteur on arbitrary executions and u.s. kalam are conducting an investigation into the murder and published reports in june 29th. it said that the saudi authorities were directly involved in what it called her show g.'s extra judicial executions. and that there was evidence of high level involvement including by crown prince mohammed bin. i didn't know mr cashel i believe that we take great hope. in the fact that execution will never be repeated including by the state of saudi
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arabia to which he was so attached. has continued to call on the security council or the u.n. secretary general to conduct an international criminal investigation. but the sharpest u.n. reaction so far was at the recent general assembly on september 2020 when denmark's ambassador criticize saudi arabia on behalf of 29 mainly european states calling for quote transparency and holding all those responsible accountable. but the saudi government always denied any direct involvement despite mohammed bin salmond one suggesting the buck stopped with him did you order. absolutely not this was a heinous crime like this but i take full responsibility as a leader in saudi arabia especially since it was committed by individuals working
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for the saudi government. and that's what the court decided when in december 29th teen it found 8 of the 11 men accused of the murder guilty but the crown prince was in the clear. 5 were sentenced to death and 3 others to a total of 24 years in prison. deputy intelligence chief cea was found to have overseen the operation but former high profile royal advise a saudi of qatar name was released without trial and the former consul in istanbul mohammed l a tape was found not guilty. however there would still be one more twist in the story of the saudi trial went on the 8th of september 2020 almost 2 years after her short g.'s death the saudi court dramatically overturned the 5 death sentences reducing them instead to 20 year prison terms. 3 others were jailed for between 7
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and 10 years the un and human rights groups condemned both the trial and the revised verdicts the trial was a secret closed trial that there was no international observers a manager of the victims or the accused were not published. and there's no more. appeal possible so the nature of the evidence are every technical part of the trial or most has been questioned by. internationally accepted judicial standards and yes calum are made her views known in a series of tweets she called it a parody of justice lacking in moral legitimacy. she said the verdicts were designed to protect mohammed bin sound man from any kind of scrutiny and amounted to what she called a whitewash. the saudi prosecutor said that this closed their
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case with no further rights of appeal 20 saudi nationals are still on trial in their absence in turkey and on the 28th of september 2020 turkish prosecutors issued a 2nd indictment against 6 more saudi suspects in the case but many people believe that until there is a full un led criminal investigation with the cooperation of the saudi authorities justice in the case of jamal khashoggi will never ultimately be served. and. an. unknown.
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once again what this weather will be across the northwest of the country pushing up into venezuela and colombia and then we go on into the cabin where coast we are now watching what has become hurrican delta so gamma has moved out of the way it's weakened somewhat still some very heavy right to come across the yucatan peninsula but delta now becomes the main features a lot more fast moving this one and it's making its way away from that western side of jamaica heading towards actually heading towards northern fringes of the tom peninsula very heavy rain coming into that western side of cuba as a result of that and we will see more flooding rains coming into northern parts of the yucatan peninsula as a further north was into the weekend it's got the size of louisiana. not just the republican party but america needs 4 more years of president donald trump in the white house the outcome. election will determine i believe the.
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