Norway Summons Saudi Ambassador Over Khashoggi Case

02/11/2018 21:49

The development came days after the Saudi prosecutor-general acknowledged that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, had been plotted in advance. Riyadh maintains that the assassination was a rogue operation, and has nothing to do with the royal family.

Search for crashed Indonesian passenger aircraft widens

31/10/2018 09:13

The search for an Indonesian aircraft which crashed into the sea with 189 people onboard will expand on Wednesday to 15 nautical miles from the area where the plane lost contact, according to search and rescue officials.

How a Democratic U.S. House could alter foreign policy

30/10/2018 21:35

Democrats will try to harden U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia, Russia and North Korea if they win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, while maintaining the status quo on hot-button areas like China and Iran, congressional sources say.

Brazil elects firebrand Bolsonaro in major swing to the right

29/10/2018 20:56

Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand former Army captain, won Brazil’s presidential election in convincing fashion, wooing voters with promises to gut endemic political corruption and wage a brutal battle against powerful drug gangs.

Gunman targeting Jews kills 11 in Pittsburgh synagogue

28/10/2018 10:51

A gunman yelling, “All Jews must die,” stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services, killing 11 worshippers and wounding six other people including four police officers, before he was arrested.

Syria Summit: Putin Arrives in Istanbul to Join Merkel, Macron, Erdogan

27/10/2018 17:16

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Istanbul on Saturday to take part in a quadrilateral summit on the Syrian settlement where he will be joined by his international counterparts: French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

China, Japan to forge closer ties at 'historic turning point'

26/10/2018 20:51

China and Japan on Friday pledged to forge closer ties as both countries stood together at an “historic turning point”, signing a broad range of agreements including a $30 billion currency swap pact, amid rising trade tensions with Washington.

Saudi crown prince may be behind Khashoggi death: Trump

24/10/2018 21:15

U.S. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince bore ultimate responsibility for the operation that led to Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, and Turkish police were allowed to extend their probe at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.