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Jamal Khashoggi case: Independent UN rights expert says there is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to killing
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Jamal Khashoggi case: Independent UN rights expert says there is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to killing

There is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, an independent UN rights expert said Wednesday, calling for an international investigation.

Naruhito, Japan's new emperor is an Oxford graduate who believes in water conservation; will usher in Reiwa era in country
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Naruhito, Japan's new emperor is an Oxford graduate who believes in water conservation; will usher in Reiwa era in country

On Wednesday morning, Naruhito will inherit the Imperial Treasures in his first ritual as emperor and usher in the Riewa era. He is set to become Japan's 126th emperor and will take over the title of His Imperial Majesty The Emperor.

Pakistan ordered probe against six journalists who had shared Jamal Khashoggi's pictures online, claims RSF
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Pakistan ordered probe against six journalists who had shared Jamal Khashoggi's pictures online, claims RSF

Pakistan's interior ministry ordered investigations into six journalists who had posted pictures online of murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday. RSF said it was "appalled" to learn of the investigations, adding that it "condemns this latest case of intimidation, especially given the Pakistani police's past behaviour towards dissident journalists".

Saudi Arabian junior foreign minister to arrive in India today for day-long visit, will hold talks with Sushma Swaraj
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Saudi Arabian junior foreign minister to arrive in India today for day-long visit, will hold talks with Sushma Swaraj

Saudi State Minister for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir will arrive in India on Monday for a brief visit, during which he will hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Saudi Arabia may believe in terror threat, but its roots in Wahhabi extremism is a danger India can't ignore
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Saudi Arabia may believe in terror threat, but its roots in Wahhabi extremism is a danger India can't ignore

It is imperative that New Delhi take notice of this threat of Wahhabi extremism from Saudi Arabia and not sweep the menace under the rug, as governments at the Centre often have when it comes to its policies concerning the Muslim community.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Delhi: Saudi Arabia, India vow to 'pressure any country that sponsors terror activities'
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Delhi: Saudi Arabia, India vow to 'pressure any country that sponsors terror activities'

Saudi crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks in Delhi, stating that terrorism is a common concern

India-Saudi Arabia sign 5 MoUs; Narendra Modi raises topic of Pulwama attacks, crown prince assures cooperation
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India-Saudi Arabia sign 5 MoUs; Narendra Modi raises topic of Pulwama attacks, crown prince assures cooperation

In the joint address, Modi raised the issue of Pulwama terror attack and how there was a need to isolate those nations who perpetrate terror on their soil. He called for all possible impositions on nations promoting terror and pressurising them to elminate terror while highlighting the need to act on terror jointly.

Saudi Arabian crown prince receives ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, says 'want to be sure this relation is improved'
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Saudi Arabian crown prince receives ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, says 'want to be sure this relation is improved'

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, popularly known as MBS, received a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi on Wednesday, where he met Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. Modi and Crown Prince Salman will now hold bilateral talks on a number of subjects.

Saudi Arabia backing Pakistan's 'efforts to combat terror' concern for India ahead of Crown Prince's Delhi visit
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Saudi Arabia backing Pakistan's 'efforts to combat terror' concern for India ahead of Crown Prince's Delhi visit

In a joint statement, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan made a jibe at the 'politicisationg of UN's listing methods', an attack on India's efforts to have JeM Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist.

Saudi courts to notify women of divorce by text message to curb cases of men ending marriages without informing wives
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Saudi courts to notify women of divorce by text message to curb cases of men ending marriages without informing wives

Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to view documents related to the termination of their marriage contracts through the justice ministry's website.

Donald Trump's dilemma over Jamal Khashoggi's murder: Preserve US-Saudi alliance or declare crown prince a murderer?
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Donald Trump's dilemma over Jamal Khashoggi's murder: Preserve US-Saudi alliance or declare crown prince a murderer?

US President Donald Trump has refrained from attacking Prince Mohammed bin Salman ever since Jamal Khashoggi, a veteran Saudi journalist who had written articles critical of Riyadh for The Washington Post, was killed at a Saudi consulate on 2 October.

Saudi crown prince deplores 'repulsive' murder of Jamal Khashoggi in first comments on case, vows justice will prevail
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Saudi crown prince deplores 'repulsive' murder of Jamal Khashoggi in first comments on case, vows justice will prevail

After phoning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the 2 October killing of Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, which triggered a diplomatic crisis, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged there would be "no rupture" in ties with Ankara.

Saudi Arabia on Jamal Khashoggi's murder: Denials, contradictory explanations and deception using a lookalike
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Saudi Arabia on Jamal Khashoggi's murder: Denials, contradictory explanations and deception using a lookalike

Saudi Arabia initially denied knowledge of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, before claiming he was killed in a fistfight at its consulate in Istanbul. The explanation that drew scepticism from several Western governments.

Will reveal 'naked truth' behind Jamal Khashoggi's death, vows Turkey as Saudi Arabia calls killing a 'tremendous mistake'
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Will reveal 'naked truth' behind Jamal Khashoggi's death, vows Turkey as Saudi Arabia calls killing a 'tremendous mistake'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him.

Saudi Arabian king, crown prince don't know whether Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Turkey consulate, Donald Trump tells AP
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Saudi Arabian king, crown prince don't know whether Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Turkey consulate, Donald Trump tells AP

Donald Trump told AP that Saudi Arabia was carrying out a "major investigation" with Turkey into Jamal Kashoggi's killing.

Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence; violators 'disrupting public order' can be sent to jail for 5 years
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Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence; violators 'disrupting public order' can be sent to jail for 5 years

Saudi Arabia's legislation on cyber crime, which involves online satire, has sparked concern among international rights groups in the past.

Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud sacks army chief and other top generals amid Yemen war
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Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud sacks army chief and other top generals amid Yemen war

The Saudi King has sacked the country's army chief and other top generals and named new ministers and governors across the kingdom in a major shake-up in the government and military leadership amid a three-year-war with Shia Muslim rebels in Yemen.

Narendra Modi meets Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi; India, UAE sign five agreements
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Narendra Modi meets Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi; India, UAE sign five agreements

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday as the two sides signed five agreements.

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas in 2018: 35-year ban set to end as part of reforms under Prince Salman
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Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas in 2018: 35-year ban set to end as part of reforms under Prince Salman

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed for the first time in over 35 years, and that the first ones were likely to open in March 2018.

Winds of change in Saudi Arabia: Decoding Crown Prince Mohammed's corruption purge, aggressive reforms
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Winds of change in Saudi Arabia: Decoding Crown Prince Mohammed's corruption purge, aggressive reforms

Prince Mohammed bin Salman's crackdown on corruption is just the latest in a wave of frenetic changes in Saudi Arabia over the past two-and-a-half years.