Saudi operatives beat, drugged, killed and dismembered a dissident Saudi journalist in the presence of the kingdom’s top diplomat in Istanbul, Turkish officials said. President Trump warned against finding Riyadh “guilty until proven innocent.”
A senior Chinese official offered the government’s fullest defense so far of its mass detention program for Muslims in China’s far west, saying it formed a bulwark for social stability and suggesting the detentions are voluntary.
Western investors piled into the Dubai-based Abraaj Group, whose founder, Arif Naqvi, pledged to make money by helping the poor in developing countries. Now it’s the world’s largest insolvent private-equity firm.