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    French minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:38pm on October 18, 2018

    French economy minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday he was pulling out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi...

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    Crimea college attack kills 17

    Agence France-Presse . Simferopol | Updated at 12:18am on October 18, 2018

    At least 17 people were killed and dozens more wounded, most of them teenagers, after an attack on a college in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, with conflicting versions referring to a lone shooter and a bomb....

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    India looks to tighten sexual harassment laws

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 10:58pm on October 18, 2018

    India is considering tightening sexual harassment laws, government officials said on Thursday, after an avalanche of complaints of abuse lodged by women in recent weeks thrust the issue to the forefront of politics....

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    Trump gives Saudis benefit of doubt in Khashoggi's disappearance

    Reuters . Washington, Riyadh | Updated at 11:14am on October 17, 2018

    US president Donald Trump gave Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as US lawmakers pointed the...

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    Scuffles break out at Sabarimala temple over entry of menstrual age women

    Reuters . Nilakkal, India | Updated at 03:11pm on October 17, 2018

    Hundreds of police guarded the main gateway to an Indian hill temple on Wednesday to prevent clashes between women of menstrual age entering for the...

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    Saudis agree need for thorough probe: US

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:59am on October 17, 2018

    US top diplomat Mike Pompeo met Tuesday with Saudi King Salman and the crown prince seeking to defuse a crisis over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with American officials saying Riyadh had agreed the need for a ‘thorough’ probe....

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    Pompeo meets Erdogan after talks with Saudis on Khashoggi

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 02:05pm on October 17, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo met Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Wednesday following talks with Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince about...

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    Clashes after Israel closes Palestinian school

    Agence France-Presse . Nablus | Updated at 01:02am on October 17, 2018

    Clashes broke out in the occupied West Bank on Monday after Israeli forces ordered the closure of a Palestinian school, AFP correspondents said....

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