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October 18, 2018 11:01 PM Trump concedes Khashoggi likely dead, threatens consequences

Vice-President Mike Pence said earlier in Colorado that “the world deserves answers” about what happened to Khashoggi, “and those who are responsible need to be held to account.” In Istanbul, a leaked surveillance photo showed a man who has been a member of the crown prince’s entourage during trips abroad walking into the Saudi Consulate just before 7

October 18, 2018 8:07 PM U.S. pulls out of Saudi meeting amid Khashoggi controversy

WASHINGTON—Sending mixed signals, the U.S. pulled out of a major Saudi investment conference Thursday amid global pressure over the apparent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the kingdom should be given more time to investigate before the U.S. lays any blame or considers action. While Turkish officials 8

October 15, 2018 2:18 AM Korean government officials meet to discuss post-summit specifics

In their third summit this year, Moon and Kim committed to reviving economic co-operation when possible, voicing optimism that international sanctions could end and allow such activity, and holding a groundbreaking ceremony by the end of the year on an ambitious project to connect their roads and railways. The North and South also announced measures 7

October 14, 2018 1:41 PM Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

However, Trump in the same interview said: “As of this moment, they deny it and they deny it vehemently. Could it be them? Yes.” Other stock exchanges in the Mideast saw far less volatility Sunday. U.S. markets have been rattled by rising interest rates, signs of a slowdown in the global economy and the U.S.-China trade dispute. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed 16

October 12, 2018 7:12 PM Washington Post: Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed

Anadolu Agency said the delegation would hold talks with Turkish officials over the weekend. It did not provide further details. On Thursday, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Turkey and Saudi Arabia would form a “joint working group” to look into Khashoggi’s disappearance. The 59-year-old journalist, who was considered close to the Saudi 12

October 11, 2018 4:55 PM U.S. border ban on Canadian cannabis workers lifted

VANCOUVER—Canadians who work in the domestic cannabis industry will be allowed free entry to the United States according to an update made quietly on Tuesday to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s policy on cannabis and the border. The update came with little fanfare but it indicates an enormous shift in a policy stance that had generated fears 10

October 10, 2018 7:22 PM CONCACAF Championship: Canada-Costa Rica preview

Costa Rica’s Rachel Rodriguez and Canada’s Kadeisha Buchanan have a history: Rodriguez won the MAC Hermann Trophy as the NCAA player of the year in 2015, beating out Buchanan, who won the award in 2016. Rodriguez is playing as a striker in the tournament and will go against a Buchanan-led backline that has yet to concede a goal. Canada leads Group B with six points 12

October 9, 2018 11:59 AM Seoul says Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea

“When you speak the same language it is because you have the same mother, and this gives us hope,” the pope said. “The suffering of the division is great, and I understand this and pray that it ends.” North Korea’s reported overture comes a few weeks after the Vatican signed a landmark deal with Communist China, North Korea’s closest ally, over bishop 8

October 8, 2018 2:40 PM Hillary, Bill Clinton to go on tour this year

“Attendees will have the opportunity to hear one-of-a-kind conversations with the two leaders as they tell their stories from some of the most impactful moments in modern history. From the American presidency to the halls of the Senate and State Department, to one of the United States’ most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections, they provide 10

October 7, 2018 10:23 PM Vote counting begins in Cameroon presidential election

Gun fighting between the military and separatists began Saturday in at least six towns and villages including Nkambe, Mamfe and Kumbo. Several buildings have been burned, including residences where voting material was thought to have been stored. Several armed men had been killed by military in the Southwest region, Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai confirmed 20