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15th October 2018 - Washington Post

Trump sending Pompeo ‘immediately’ to meet Saudi king over missing journalist

President Trump said Monday that he is sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Saudi King Salman amid the mounting international backlash over missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

15th October 2018 - Associated Press

Syria reopens vital crossing with Jordan, UN post with Golan

President Bashar Assad’s government received a major boost Monday as Syria’s commercial gateway with Jordan and a crossing with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights manned by U.N peacekeepers were reopened years after the war disrupted their operations.

15th October 2018 - Reuters

North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail amid U.S. concern over easing sanctions

North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised U.S. concern about the possible undermining of its bid to press the North to give up its nuclear program.