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Turkey begins trial of 20 suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder, including 2 top Saudi officials

The trial comes six months after a Saudi court sentenced five people to death for the 2018 murder, which it ruled wasn’t premeditated.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos greets during the Amazon SMBhav summit, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. | ANI

Modi and MBS, the two wrong foreign leaders Jeff Bezos befriended

Bezos made overly optimistic bets on global leaders whose dispositions turned out to be less open and more autocratic than Silicon Valley originally thought.
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Saudi court sentences 5 to death, 3 to 24 years imprisonment in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Jamal Khashoggi's murder grabbed international headlines as the Saudi government refused to release any details of his death or even acknowledge it.
Fast food restaurant Al Baik in Saudi Arabia

No more separate entrances for women & men in eateries as Saudi eases segregation curbs

Previously, eateries in Saudi Arabia required to have one entrance for women and families and another for men on their own. 

Uber CEO calls Khashoggi’s murder ‘a mistake’, sparks calls for boycott

In an television interview, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called compared Jamal Khashoggi's murder to Uber’s accident with a self-driving car that killed a woman.
Activists Protest Kashoggi Murder One Year Anniversary | Bloomberg

Khashoggi is Banquo’s ghost, haunting Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

The questions on Khashoggi's murder must be frustrating for Prince Salman at a moment when Saudi badly needs the world’s sympathy following the drone attack on its oil facility.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman | Will Oliver/Pool via Bloombeg

Saudi Arabia plans to lift curbs on women travel as Crown Prince carries on with ‘reforms’

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has enacted a series of reforms aimed at better women’s rights as he looks to build his Saudi Vision 2030.
File photo of Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's crown prince

Endorsed by Trump, Saudi Prince puts Khashoggi murder behind him, steps back on world stage

Prince Mohammed Bin Salman cut a lonely figure at the last G-20 in the aftermath of the Khashoggi murder. However, this summit reflected the broader reality of Saudi Arabia’s importance to many countries.
Protesters hold photographs of journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the White House in Washington, D.C.|

‘Credible evidence’ links Saudi Crown Prince to Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, says UN

UN report says Jamal Khashoggi's death ‘constituted an extrajudicial killing’ The UN released a report Wednesday stating that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) should be investigated over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October last year, reported Al Jazeera. Special investigator Agnes Callamard’s 100-page report presented a painstakingly-created picture of the journalist who was murdered in the Saudi embassy in Istanbul. In her report, Callamard cited “credible evidence” to say that Khashoggi's death “constituted an extrajudicial killing for which the State of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is responsible”. The 100-page report cites audio from "inside the consulate, recorded just minutes before Khashoggi entered". Four men charged with murder for downing MH17  Three Russians and one Ukranian have been charged with murder and involvement with shooting down Malaysian Airlines’ MH17 in July 2014. The four men have also been charged with bringing a missile into conflict-hit eastern Ukraine, where the aircraft was shot down, reported The Financial Times Wednesday. The...
Modi with Mohhamed bin Salman

India prepares for Mohammed bin Salman’s visit today. This is who he is

As noise surrounds MBS’s visit to India, ThePrint looks at 5 things to decode the intrigue behind Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince.

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Women at the house of victim in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh| Manisha Mondal |ThePrint

Dalit women often face sexual violence because of, yes, their caste

You will never, ever hear of a Dalit man raping an upper-caste woman. That alone tells you of the power dynamic of caste-based sexual violence.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo is displayed inside the central bank building in Mumbai

India’s current account surplus rises to $19.8 billion in June quarter

The current account surplus stood at $0.6 billion in the March quarter while there was a current account deficit of $15 billion in the year-ago period.


The Brahmos supersonic cruise missile was test fired in Balasore on 30 September

India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The test-firing of the missile, which has a range of around 400 km, was carried out by the DRDO off the coast of Balasore in Odisha.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.