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BRATISLAVA, Slovakia | Press group urges action in slain Slovak reporter case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — An international press freedom group held a memorial Friday for slain Slovakian reporter Jan Kuciak to keep pressure on local authorities to solve his killing and to draw attention to crimes against journalists worldwide. The Vienna-based International Press Institute said nearly 75 journalists have been killed around the world in 2018, including … Continue reading BRATISLAVA, Slovakia | Press group urges action in slain Slovak reporter case

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia | Saudi prince to give first speech since Khashoggi’s slaying

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi crown prince is to make his first international speech since the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Mohammed bin Salman is to address the Future Investment Initiative summit in Riyadh on Wednesday afternoon. The summit is the prince’s brainchild, an effort to … Continue reading RIYADH, Saudi Arabia | Saudi prince to give first speech since Khashoggi’s slaying

WASHINGTON  | Trump: ‘I’m not satisfied’ with accounts of Khashoggi death

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump said Monday he’s not satisfied with the explanations he’s heard about the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi and is awaiting reports from U.S. personnel returning from the region. Khashoggi, who lived in the United States and wrote critically about the Saudi royal family, died earlier this month at the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump: ‘I’m not satisfied’ with accounts of Khashoggi death

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Britain official pulls out of Saudi conference

ISTANBUL  — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 4 p.m. Britain’s trade minister has pulled out of a Saudi investment conference over the kingdom’s involvement in the disappearance and alleged slaying … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Britain official pulls out of Saudi conference

PARIS  | French finance minister cancels trip to Saudi conference

PARIS  — France’s finance minister has canceled his attendance at an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid doubts over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Bruno Le Maire said Thursday on French television channel Public Senat that “I will not go to Riyadh next week” for the conference, known as “Davos in the … Continue reading PARIS  | French finance minister cancels trip to Saudi conference

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump asks for journalist video ‘if it exists’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s remarks on the missing Saudi journalist (all times local): 11:55 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. is asking Turkey for audio and video relating to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi “if it exists.” The president on Wednesday called Saudi Arabia an important ally, noting it is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump asks for journalist video ‘if it exists’