COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Saturday that further investigations are needed after Saudi Arabia's acknowledgment that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had died inside its Istanbul consulate.[nL2N1WZ1X9]
Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, U.S. President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying "hopefully that will sort itself out". It did not, and on Oct. 10, amid a growing outcry, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and national security adviser John Bolton
DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates on Saturday backed Saudi Arabia's statement about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the official news agency WAM said.
Turkish investigators are likely to find out what happened to the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi "before long", a senior Turkish official said on Saturday. The official, who declined to be identified, also told Reuters that Khashoggi's DNA samples were being obtained from Turkey
Egypt on Saturday praised what it called the "decisive" and "brave" actions taken by Saudi King Salman in the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "Egypt sees that the brave and decisive decisions and actions taken by the Saudi King over this matter
Britain said on Saturday it was considering the "next steps" after Saudi Arabia acknowledged for the first time that the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at its consulate in Turkey. "We send our condolences to Jamal Khashoggi's family after this confirmation of his death
Dozens of Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence Saturday as the legislative election turned chaotic with hundreds of polling centres failing to open and voters queueing for hours due to technical glitches and lack of staff. Election organisers, who have been skewered over their shambolic
Here is a timeline of events since the disappearance on October 2 of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who Riyadh said Saturday was killed after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. - Disappearance - At around 1:15 pm (1015 GMT) on October 2, Washington Post contributor Khashoggi is recorded
Alaska Governor Bill Walker, a political independent, halted his re-election campaign on Friday and endorsed his Democratic challenger, ending a three-way contest in which neither had appeared capable of defeating the Republican front-runner. With just 18 days left before the Nov. 6 election, Walker
The Islamic State group has released two women and four children among 27 surviving Druze hostages it seized during a deadly July attack on the minority community's heartland in southern Syria. State television broadcast footage of the six arriving in the city of Sweida on Saturday, joyful at being
The Australian government is poised to lose its one-seat majority in parliament with almost half the votes counted in a crucial by-election late on Saturday, threatening the ability of the centre-right coalition to govern. The by-election for the wealthy seaside constituency of Wentworth, in Sydney&
ALOR STAR: Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah and Sultanah Maliha Tengku Ariff went on a royal parade in the ‘Bahtera Layang Emas’ today, as part of the events leading up to his installation as the 29th Sultan of Kedah at Istana Anak Bukit on Monday.The Istiadat Perarakan (royal parade
Pakistan's finance minister promised Saturday to end the country's reliance on International Monetary Fund bailouts to shore up its shaky economy, as officials prepare to negotiate a new loan. Asad Umar's pledge comes days after Pakistan's central bank warned inflation could double in
Tanzanian tycoon Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped earlier this month, said Saturday he had been released and had returned home safely. "I thank Allah that I have returned home safe and sound," Dewji told a press conference in Dar es Salaam where he was abducted on October 11 as he entered
Scores of American lottery players were disappointed they hadn't become an overnight billionaire Saturday -- but they'll get another chance to scoop the jackpot, with $1.6 billion up for grabs in a few days. The prize for Friday's Mega Millions contest had soared to $1 billion, prompting
Tens of thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took to the streets Saturday for a major rally that is a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the island's already embattled government. The protest in central Taipei came as China increasingly pushes its claim to the self-ruling democratic island
ASTAKA, Oct 20 — Seeing himself as a medicine to cure MCA’s woes, its presidential candidate Ngoo Teck Keong will be banking on social media to reach out to the delegates. The 30-year-old Beruas...
GEORGE TOWN: A ginger tabby used up one of its nine lives today after it was rescued from under the rubble of the Bukit Kukus landslide here. Although both its legs were broken, it was covered in mud and appeared almost lifeless, rescuers taking part in the massive search and rescue (SAR) operation
Afghans voted on Saturday in parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organisation, allegations of corruption and violence that has forced a postponement of the vote in the strategic southern province of Kandahar. There were similar reports from other areas including the capital Kabul.
Saudi Arabia admitted on Saturday that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, saying he died during a "brawl", an explanation that President Donald Trump called credible but drew scepticism from top US lawmakers. Riyadh announced the arrest of 18 Saudis in connection
ALOR SETAR: Mohd Ibrahim Mohd Yusoff, 74, and wife Intan Salamah Mahyuddin, 80, refused to let their age deter them from witnessing Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah and Sultanah Maliha Tengku Ariff went on a historic parade in the ‘Bahtera Layang Emas’. Arriving at the Dataran Medan
Australia's embattled conservative coalition was Saturday dealt a spectacular defeat in a crucial by-election two months after it turfed out its latest prime minister, sending it in into minority government. The poll in the wealthy Sydney seat of Wentworth was triggered after former prime minister
JOHOR BARU, Oct 20 — The charges by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) against Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi can be described as selective prosecution aimed at...