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Jamal Khashoggi: Trump gives Saudi benefit of doubt in Khashoggi case

US President Donald Trump has cautioned against rushing to blame Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He told the AP news agency that Riyadh was being treated as “guilty until proven innocent”.   Mr Trump also ...

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Royal tour: Prince Harry gets his beard rubbed

Protocol was well and truly flouted on the latest leg of the royal tour when a five-year-old boy touched Prince Harry’s beard. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are touring Australia and New Zealand after announcing they’re expecting a baby. ...

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India guru Rampal sentenced to life in jail for murder

A self-styled Indian guru and 14 others have been sentenced to life in prison for murdering four women and an 18-month-old baby in 2014. The court in Haryana state convicted Rampal last week. He was also found guilty of another ...

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Taliban kill 7 policemen in country’s north

An Afghan official says a Taliban attack on a security outpost in northern Samangan province has killed seven policemen, including a deputy provincial police chief. The provincial governor, Abdul Latif Ibrahimi, says the attack occurred late on Monday in Dari ...

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Yemeni president fires prime minister, citing ‘negligence’

Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has fired the prime minister, accusing him of “negligence” in running the country. In a decree late Monday, Hadi’s office said Ahmed bin Dagher was guilty of poor economic performance and failure to avert ...

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Matthew Hedges: Durham student charged with UAE spying

A British student has been charged with spying in the United Arab Emirates, officials have said. The UAE government said on Monday that Matthew Hedges was accused of “spying for and on behalf of a foreign state”.   Mr Hedges, ...

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At least 16 dead in Somalia suicide bombings: Police

At least 16 people were killed in Somalia on Saturday in suicide bombings that targeted a restaurant and coffee shop, police said. Suicide bombers walked into the two locations in the southwestern city of Baidoa and detonated their vests within ...

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27 dead in floods, landslides on Indonesia’s Sumatra island

Torrential rains triggered flash floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, killing at least 27 people, including a dozen children at a school, officials said on Saturday. A flash flood with mud and debris from landslides struck Mandailing ...

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Trump vows ‘severe punishment’ if journalist killed by Saudi

US President Donald Trump has said Saudi Arabia could be behind the disappearance of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and warned Washington would inflict “severe punishment” if he was murdered.   The Saudi critic has not been seen since he walked ...

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Saudi-led airstrike kills 17 in contested Yemeni port city

Yemeni rebel officials say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels has killed at least 17 people in the port-city of Hodeidah.   A spokesman for the Houthi-rebel-run Health Ministry, Youssef al-Hadari, says that beyond the 17 killed ...

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