June 19, 2019

audi leadership responsible for Khashoggi murder, says UN report

MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images(BEIRUT) -- The killing of Jamal Khashoggi was a crime perpetrated at the highest levels of the Saudi Arabian power structure and requires further investigation of ranking Saudi officials, including Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a new report published by a special U.N. investigator. Khashoggi, 59, was a Washington Post columnist and a Saudi Arabian citizen who had legal residency in the United States. Human rights legal advocate and Unite..
June 19, 2019

Saudi leadership responsible for Khashoggi murder, says UN report

MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images(BEIRUT) -- The killing of Jamal Khashoggi was a crime perpetrated at the highest levels of the Saudi Arabian power structure and requires further investigation of ranking Saudi officials, including Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a new report published by a special U.N. investigator. Khashoggi, 59, was a Washington Post columnist and a Saudi Arabian citizen who had legal residency in the United States. Human rights legal advocate and Unite..
June 19, 2019

Dutch prosecutors charge four in shooting down of flight MH17

Jetlinerimages/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Dutch prosecutors said they are charging four pro-Russian separatist commanders for their role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, announcing that the trial would begin in March 2020. Three of the men charged were Russian citizens, and Dutch police said they believed one of the commanders may have been an active member of Russia's military intelligence service at the time of the shooting down in July 2014. T..
June 19, 2019

Ex-Trump adviser gives $188M to Oxford University for new AI center

georgeclerk/iStock(LONDON) -- The world-renowned University of Oxford has received the single biggest philanthropic donation in its history from a former adviser to President Donald Trump. Stephen Schwarzman donated 150 million pounds (more than $188 million) to Oxford to fund a revamped humanities hub and an institute that will focus on research into ethics and artificial intelligence. Schwarzman, a private equity billionaire and chief executive of the firm Blackstone, told the BBC he was don..