Category: World

Saudi King Orders Khashoggi Probe Trump Sends Pompeo To Discuss Case

ANKARA/WASHINGTONANKARA/WASHINGTON – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday ordered an internal probe into the unexplained disappearance of prominent...

Train Station In German City Of Cologne Closed After Hostage-taking

BERLIN – The main train station in the western German city of Cologne has been closed due to an ongoing police operation, state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn...

A Year After Bloggers Murder Many Questions Unanswered On Malta

VALLETTAVALLETTA – A year since its most prominent journalist was murdered, the tiny state of Malta has still not solved the mystery behind her death, or overcome...

France Seizes Payment To Former Lafargeholcim Executive In Syria Probe

PARISPARIS – France seized part of a severance payment to the former co-chairman of LafargeHolcim as part of an investigation into whether the cement maker paid...

Syria Says Its Ready To Fight For Idlib If Jihadists Reject Deal

BEIRUT – Syria’s foreign minister said on Monday that Syrian forces stand ready to fight jihadists around the northwestern region of Idlib if a...

Merkel Vows To Regain Trust After Conservative Losses In Bavaria

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday heavy losses for her conservative allies in a Bavarian state election showed that voters had lost trust in...

Us Still Aiming To Cut Iran Oil Sales To Zero Market Well-supplied Us Envoy For Iran

PARIS – The United States is still aiming to cut Iran’s oil sales to zero and does not foresee the re-imposition of oil sanctions against Tehran on Nov. 4 as...

Trump Says He Spoke With Saudi King Sending Pompeo For Meeting

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he has spoken with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and...

German Police Suspect Hostage Has Been Taken In Cologne

DUESSELDORF, Germany – A woman has probably been taken hostage in the western German city of Cologne, police said on Monday, urging people to stay away from the...

New Hungary Law Bans Rough Sleepers Rights Groups Complain

BUDAPEST – A tough new law that bans homeless people from sleeping on Hungary’s streets came into force on Monday, prompting criticism from human rights...