Khashoggi case: Turkey calls for international investigation

Khashoggi case: Turkey calls for international investigation

ANKARA: An international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is essential, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday, and reiterated Turkish decisiveness to solve the murder. “We will do whatever it takes to bring the murder to light. We have shown the evidence to all those who wanted...

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Saudi man prone to 40 lashes upon blackmailing and sending derogatory remarks to ex-wife over Whatsapp

Saudi man prone to 40 lashes upon blackmailing and sending derogatory remarks to ex-wife over Whatsapp

A Saudi man has been condemned to 40 lashes for sending hundreds of threatening messages to his former wife on WhatsApp. A court in the western Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah also ruled that the woman has the right to attend her ex-husband’s lashing gathering. The divorced couple are held...

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Justin Trudeau: Canadian intelligence officers have listened to Turkish recordings of what had happened to Khashoggi

Justin Trudeau: Canadian intelligence officers have listened to Turkish recordings of what had happened to Khashoggi

PARIS: Canadian intelligence officers have listened to Turkish recordings of what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday, adding that he was discussing with allies what next steps should be taken. Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed at the...

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California’s wildfire proved to be the deadliest in the state’s history, recovery teams in action

California’s wildfire proved to be the deadliest in the state’s history, recovery teams in action

The number of dead in a wildfire raging in California rose to 29 on Sunday, matching the deadliest in the state´s history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage. The “Camp Fire” — in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains —...

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Putin: Brief and good conversation with Trump in Paris

Putin: Brief and good conversation with Trump in Paris

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had a brief but good conversation with US leader Donald Trump at World War I centenary events in Paris, Russian media reported. When journalists asked Putin whether he managed to speak to Trump on Sunday, he said: “Yes,” Russian state news agency RIA Novosti...

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‘Everything destroyed’ as wildfire engulfs Paradise, California

‘Everything destroyed’ as wildfire engulfs Paradise, California

PARADISE: A fast-moving wildfire devastated a Northern California town of 26,000 people on Thursday with authorities unsure of the casualties as they struggled to contain 150-foot flames. Driven by strong winds and dry conditions, the blaze dubbed the Camp Fire roared through the town of Paradise, about 85 miles (240...

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Stabbing series reported at Melbourne

Stabbing series reported at Melbourne

Australian police on Friday reported multiple people were hurt in a rush hour stabbing incident in Melbourne´s central business district, after they apprehended a suspect near a burning vehicle. Paramedics said they assessed three people at the scene, one with a neck injury: “They are in a suspected critical condition....

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Obama: “The change we need won’t come from one election alone, the battle for much-needed reforms had only just begun”

Obama: “The change we need won’t come from one election alone, the battle for much-needed reforms had only just begun”

WASHINGTON: Former United States President Barack Obama spoke of his pride Wednesday over Democratic gains made in the midterm congressional elections — but warned the battle for much-needed reforms had only just begun. Democrats won the House of Representatives on Tuesday but Republicans increased their majority in the Senate in...

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Saudi King Salman embarks on an unprecedented domestic tour as Khashoggi’s mysterious killing grips the country

Saudi King Salman embarks on an unprecedented domestic tour as Khashoggi’s mysterious killing grips the country

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman embarked on an unprecedented domestic tour on Tuesday as the country grapples with an international crisis over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The 82-year-old monarch was joined by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the central province of Qassim, according to state television, as he...

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Historic victory: 2 Muslim women elected in US Congress 2018 for the first time ever

Historic victory: 2 Muslim women elected in US Congress 2018 for the first time ever

WASHINGTON: In a historic result on couple of seats in the US midterm polls, a pair of districts in the Midwest will add Muslim women to the ranks of the US Congress for the first time. Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib and Somali-American Ilhan Omar have become the first Muslim women elected to...

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