Category: WORLD NEWS

Bill Gates Spends $200m On Toilet Turning Human Waste To Fertilizer

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates unveiled a futuristic toilet Tuesday that doesn’t need water or sewers and uses chemicals to turn human waste into fertilizer. It is...

U.S. Reimposes Tough Curbs On Iran, Tehran Hits At ‘Bullying’

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States imposed strict sanctions targeting Iran’s oil, banking and industrial sectors on Monday and threatened more action...

Suspend Nuclear Talks With Saudi Arabia, Senators Urge Trump

A group of Republican senators asked U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend civilian nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist...

Gabon President, Ali Bongo Hospitalised

President Ali Bongo of Gabon has been taken into medical care after suffering a bout of exhaustion during a trip to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, four days after he was...

Saudi Officials Refuse Turkish Police Search At Well In Istanbul Consulate

ANKARA (Reuters) – Saudi officials have refused to allow Turkish police to search a well in the garden of the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul as part of the...

Jamal Khashoggi Case; Foreigners Dump Saudi Stocks

Foreigners sold a net 4.01 billion riyals ($1.07 billion) in Saudi stocks in the week ending Oct. 18, exchange data showed on Sunday – one of the biggest selloffs...

Turkey Aide Rejects Riyadh’s Khashoggi Death Story, Echoing Western Skepticism

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s ruling party said on Monday Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a “monstrously planned” murder, dismissing Riyadh’s assertion...

More Banking Executives Pull Out Of Saudi Investment Conference

LONDON (Reuters) – The chief executives of HSBC, Standard Chartered and Credit Suisse have pulled out of a high profile conference in Saudi Arabia next week, the...

Pompeo Meets Saudi King On Khashoggi Case, Turks Study ‘Toxic Materials’

RIYADH/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal...

Oil Prices Climb Amid Saudi Tensions, But Demand Outlook Drags

Crude oil futures rose on Monday as geopolitical tensions over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist stoked worries about supply, although concerns about the...