Saudi Arabia confirms royals gave $681 million to Malaysia's Najib

World Apr 16, 2016

Saudi Arabia confirms royals gave $681 million to Malaysia's Najib

Saudi Arabia has for the first time publicly confirmed Malaysia's claim that $681 million in Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts was a donation from the Saudi royal family, countering accusations that the money was siphoned from the heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB. Saudi ...

Thai king, longest-reigning monarch, marks 88th birthday

Asia Pacific Dec 6, 2015

Thai king, longest-reigning monarch, marks 88th birthday

The people of Thailand on Saturday marked the 88th birthday of their king, the world's longest-reigning monarch, but with their once-vigorous leader in a hospital and unseen in public for three months, the celebrations were the most subdued in memory. King Bhumibol Adulyadej looked frail ...