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ANKARA, Turkey | Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi writer’s death

ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Yasin Aktay, an adviser to Turkey’s president, tells The Associated Press on Thursday that the two-time Oscar winner interviewed him in Ankara as part of his … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi writer’s death

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkish official claims writer’s body dissolved

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 10:15 p.m. A Turkish official says he believes Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s body was dissolved in acid or other chemicals after it was mutilated at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Yasin Aktay, a ruling party adviser to Turkish President … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkish official claims writer’s body dissolved

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Siemens CEO calls off Saudi conference trip

ISTANBUL— The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The chief executive of German industrial conglomerate Siemens says he won’t be going to this week’s investment conference in Saudi Arabia. He’s the latest to pull out of the event … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Siemens CEO calls off Saudi conference trip

ISTANBUL | The Latest: CNN shows ‘body double’ of Khashoggi in Istanbul

ISTANBUL  — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Newly leaked surveillance footage from the killing of Jamal Khashoggi appears to show a man walking around in the writer’s clothes in Istanbul after his killing. CNN aired the … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: CNN shows ‘body double’ of Khashoggi in Istanbul

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis

ANKARA, Turkey  — A summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria and efforts for a lasting solution to the war in the Arab country, a Turkish official said Friday. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, in a written statement said the … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey suggests Khashoggi’s remains taken out of consulate

ANKARA, Turkey— A Turkish official says investigators are assessing the possibility whether the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city, if and after he was killed inside the diplomatic mission earlier this month. The official told The Associated Press … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey suggests Khashoggi’s remains taken out of consulate

ANKARA, Turkey | Pompeo heads to Turkey as probe into Khashoggi case heats up

ANKARA, Turkey— Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said, as America’s top diplomat flew to the country on Wednesday to discuss the probe. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press intensified pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Pompeo heads to Turkey as probe into Khashoggi case heats up

ISTANBUL | Turkish official: New evidence writer slain in consulate

ISTANBUL  — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press further intensified … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkish official: New evidence writer slain in consulate