Suzan Fraser and Christopher Torchia Associated Press Published 6:28 AM EDT Oct 26, 2018 Ankara, Turkey – The Saudi officials who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate must reveal the location of his body, Turkey’s president said Friday in remarks that were sharply critical of the kingdom’s handling of the case. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also said Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor will arrive in Turkey on Sunday as part of the investigation and will meet with Turkish counterparts. On Thursday, Saudi prosecutors said Khashoggi’s killing was premeditated, citing Turkish evidence and changing the country’s account again to try to ease international outrage over the slaying of a prominent critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Turkey has other “information and evidence” about the killing by Saudi officials after Khashoggi entered the consulate on Oct. 2, and it will eventually reveal that information, … [Read more...] about Turkey to Saudi Arabia: Where is Khashoggi’s body?
Published 2:18 am PDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 An activist, wearing a mask depicting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, holds up his hands, painted with fake blood as he protests the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a candlelight vigil outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The poster reads in Arabic:' Khashoggi's Friends Around the World'. A group of Arab and international public, political and media figures are establishing a global association called "Khashoggi's Friends Around the World"; "to achieve justice for the freedom martyr". less An activist, wearing a mask depicting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, holds up his hands, painted with fake blood as he protests the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a candlelight ... more Photo: Emrah Gurel, AP Activists, protesting the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, hold … [Read more...] about The Latest: Saudi prosecutor to arrive in Turkey for probe
Published 12:48 pm PDT, Thursday, October 25, 2018 A migrants girl holds a banner as migrants stand at a road blockade near the border crossing with Croatia, in Maljevac, Bosnia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Bosnian police blocked hundreds of migrants from crossing into European Union member Croatia on Tuesday, reflecting tensions as the war-ravaged country struggles with the influx. less A migrants girl holds a banner as migrants stand at a road blockade near the border crossing with Croatia, in Maljevac, Bosnia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Bosnian police blocked hundreds of migrants from ... more Photo: Amel Emric, AP Una niña reacciona al ver caer a su madre, rociada con gas lacrimógeno, en un choque de migrantes con la policía croata cerca de la frontera con Bosnia, miércoles 24 de octubre de 2018. (AP Foto/Amel Emric) Una niña reacciona al ver caer a su madre, rociada con gas … [Read more...] about The Latest: Floods kill 6 Syrians trying to enter Turkey
Aya Batrawy and Suzan Fraser Associated Press Published 6:29 AM EDT Oct 24, 2018 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Turkey’s president kept up pressure on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as the kingdom’s powerful crown prince was to address an international investment summit in Riyadh, his first such comments since the killing earlier this month of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s anticipated remarks alongside other Arab leaders at the Future Investment Initiative summit in Riyadh come as the event, which was created by the royal, has been overshadowed by Khashoggi’s slaying and the international outrage over it. International business leaders, officials and others have pulled out of the summit, and the event’s first day saw several speakers acknowledge the killing of the Saudi writer whose columns criticized the prince’s campaign of arrests and governance. Turkish officials say … [Read more...] about Turkey keeps pressure on as Saudi prince addresses forum
Updated 4:10 am CDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 BERLIN (AP) — Germany is cautioning its citizens to be careful about their social media activity when visiting Turkey. The dpa news agency reported Wednesday that Germany's official travel advice has been revised to warn about the risk of criticizing Turkey's government on social media. The German foreign ministry says that "in individual cases it's enough to share or 'like' another person's comment" for people to get into trouble. The travel advice notes that Germans should assume even their private comments could be subject to anonymous denunciation and trigger prosecutions in Turkey. Numerous German citizens, including several who also have Turkish citizenship, have been arrested in Turkey in recent years on allegations of supporting terrorist groups. … [Read more...] about Germany warns its visitors to Turkey over social media use