Middle East

No speech as MBS makes brief stop at Riyadh forum

MBS says he is satisfied with Riyadh conference despite boycott by politicians and businesses over Khashoggi killing.

Cheers, claps as MBS shows up at 'Davos in the desert' event

Jamal Khashoggi

MBS meets Khashoggi's son as Turkey demands answers

Meeting in Riyadh comes as Turkey's Erdogan calls killing 'political' but stops short of accusing Saudi royals over it.

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

Arts & Culture

Over 2,400-year-old Greek vessel found in Black Sea

The trading ship, previously only seen in an intact state on the side of ancient Greek pottery, was dated back to 400BC.

Oldest intact shipwreck known to mankind found in Black Sea

US-Mexico border

Retrial to begin for US border agent who shot teen across border

Lonnie Swartz is charged with manslaughter in the 2012 fatal cross-border shooting of 16-year-old Jose Rodriguez.

Retrial to begin for US border agent who shot teen across border

Asia

India's Assam shuts down over plans to amend citizenship law

The government plans to make it easier for Hindus, Buddhists and Christians to get citizenship while excluding Muslims.

India's Assam shuts down over plans to amend citizenship law

Middle East

Japanese journalist captured in Syria 'freed'

Citing Qatari officials, Japan says a man believed to be Jumpei Yasuda has been freed after three years of captivity.

Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda captured in Syria 'freed'

France

UN panel: France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights

The UN Human Rights Committee calls on France to review its 2010 law banning women from covering their faces in public.

UN panel: France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Erdogan's speech in full

Turkish president said Khashoggi was killed in a planned operation, contradicting official Saudi account.

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Recep Tayyip Erdogan's speech in full

Middle East

Silicon Valley financiers are recoiling from Saudi money

After the murder of Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate, tech companies distance themselves from Saudi money.

Turkey

Khashoggi killing a 'political murder': Erdogan

Turkish president says the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned by Saudi officials days in advance.

Weather

Two tropical storms to make landfall in Mexico on Tuesday

Hurricane Willa and tropical storm Vicente approaching western Mexican coast, with landfalls just hours apart.

Two tropical storms to make landfall in Mexico on Tuesday

Middle East

Saudi investment forum opens under Khashoggi shadow

Dubbed 'Davos in the Desert', the event has been overshadowed by Riyadh's admission to dissident journalist's killing.

Saudi investment forum opens under Khashoggi shadow