Trump calls CIA assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible

President Donald Trump on Saturday called a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "very premature" and said he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday.


Posted 2018/11/18 13:22:09

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of country - CNN Turk

The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying by broadcaster CNN Turk on Sunday.


Posted 2018/11/18 13:21:38

PM May - Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations.


Posted 2018/11/18 12:53:12

Factbox - Who has submitted letters of no confidence in UK PM May?

Some lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have said they have submitted letters of no confidence in the British leader.


Posted 2018/11/18 12:53:12

Labour leader Corbyn - second Brexit referendum is for future, not today

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday that a second Brexit referendum was an option for the future rather than today.


Posted 2018/11/18 12:46:39

Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans pushed back to 2019 - government official

Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis have been stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely to be revisited following year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday.


Posted 2018/11/18 12:24:03

APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation.


Posted 2018/11/18 11:32:03

Former UK Brexit minister Raab says PM May must change course on Brexit deal

Britain's former Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday that Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was fatally flawed but she could still change course.


Posted 2018/11/18 11:22:36

PM May says next seven days critical for Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday the next seven days in the Brexit process would be critical for the country's future.


Posted 2018/11/18 10:48:56

Netanyahu in political showdown to avoid early Israeli election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would make a last-ditch effort on Sunday to avoid the collapse of a coalition government weakened by the resignation of his defence minister.


Posted 2018/11/18 09:55:14

Rain on the way as search for missing continues after California wildfires

Rain is on the way for fire-scorched and smoke-choked northern California, forecasters said on Sunday, as the search for the dead and missing continued after the state's most destructive wildfires.


Posted 2018/11/18 09:19:37

Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Spin duo Moeen Ali and Jack Leach combined to end England's 17-year wait for a test series victory in Sri Lanka after bowling the tourists to a 57-run victory in the second test on Sunday.


Posted 2018/11/18 09:02:44

Asia-Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique

A Chinese official said on Sunday that Asia-Pacific leaders could not issue the traditional communique at the end of the regional APEC forum, held in Papua New Guinea (PNG).


Posted 2018/11/18 07:30:42

PNG PM says to release formal APEC statement at later date

Papua New Guinea will release a formal closing statement for the regional APEC forum in coming days, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Sunday, as the 21-member body was unable to agree on a leaders' statement for the first time in its history.


Posted 2018/11/18 07:30:32

Flattened, destroyed, lifeless: True hell of Paradise

President Trump took the same road into Paradise as us - he can't fail to have been moved by what he saw. The fire damage starts from miles out. Valleys scorched, leafless trees, the air still thick with smog - enough to make your throat and eyes sting.

Posted 2018/11/18 05:04:00

Swimmer dies after being stung by stingray

A swimmer in Australia has died after apparently being stung by a stingray, police have said.

Posted 2018/11/18 03:35:00

Democrat Gillum defeated in Florida governor race

Democrat Andrew Gillum has conceded defeat to Republican rival Ron DeSantis in the hard-fought race for Florida governor - but has vowed to "keep fighting".

Posted 2018/11/18 00:26:00

Dozens of carriages fall on highway after train derails

Up to 30 carriages have fallen on to a highway in Georgia after a train derailed on a bridge, according to US authorities.

Posted 2018/11/17 17:22:00

One dead and 106 injured in fuel tax protests in France

A woman has died and 106 people are injured as people block roads around France to protest against rising fuel taxes.

Posted 2018/11/17 12:43:00

U.S.-China divisions dominate APEC summit

The United States and China swapped barbs over trade, investment and regional security at an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit on Saturday, as growing fault lines among members suggested little prospect of consensus at the weekend meeting.


Posted 2018/11/17 07:03:40