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Why Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy is failing | Saudi Arabia

The brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul on October 2 and the spectacular mismanagement of the crisis that ensued show how reckless and ill-advised the kingdom’s foreign policy has become under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. This is the latest in a series …

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EU demands Hungary explain why ex-Macedonia PM granted asylum

FILE PHOTO: Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski (L) meets with his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban in Skopje May 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban needs to offer a “sound explanation” of his country’s decision to grant political asylum to the former Macedonian prime …

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Merkel hopes Spain’s Brexit deal objection can be resolved by Sunday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a session at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will back an agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, and she hoped Spain’s objection to wording over …

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