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Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal ‘released from detention’

The billionaire royal has been held in Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton for almost three months as part of an anti-corruption inquiry Prince Alwaleed bin Talal at the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, where he was held since 4 November. Photograph: Reuters Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been released after nearly three months in detention at a luxury hotel…

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Taliban kills dozens with ambulance packed with explosives in Kabul

Updated January 28, 2018 01:03:35 Photo: Wounded civilians were transferred to hospital in the back of vehicles. (AP: Massoud Hossaini) A suicide car bomber has killed at least 95 people and wounded about 158 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, but the death toll may rise further, a health…

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Analysis | Could misleading the public about trying to fire Mueller put Trump in even more hot water?

President Trump addresses a session during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP) Even as President Trump's falsehoods go, this one was pretty blatant: Two months after he unsuccessfully tried to fire Robert S. Mueller III, Trump denied that he had even considered doing such a thing. “I haven’t given…

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Caroline Wozniacki holds off Simona Halep for Australian Open title

Sandra Harwitt, Special to USA TODAY Sports Published 6:25 a.m. ET Jan. 27, 2018 | Updated 7:00 a.m. ET Jan. 27, 2018 Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates beating Romania's Simona Halep in their women's singles final match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Jan. 27. (Photo: SAEED KHAN, AFP/Getty Images) MELBOURNE — It took three…

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Wozniacki outlasts Halep to win Aus Open final thriller

Updated January 27, 2018 22:51:59 Photo: Caroline Wozniacki shows her emotion after winning the Australian Open final against Simona Halep. (AP: Dita Alangkara) It has proven to be a case of third time lucky for Caroline Wozniacki after she claimed her first major title by winning the Australian Open with victory over Simona Halep in a pulsating…

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Scores of people wounded and several killed in Kabul blast

Bomb hidden in ambulance explodes at police checkpoint in Afghan capital People gather at the scene of the attack. Photograph: Hedayatullah Amid/EPA A bomb hidden in an ambulance has killed and wounded scores of people at an Afghan police checkpoint in an area of Kabul near foreign embassies and government buildings, officials said. The health…

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Leo Varadkar to campaign to liberalise Irish abortion laws

Taoiseach says he hopes to set date next week for referendum on repeal of 8th amendment Demonstrators march in Dublin to demand change to Ireland’s abortion laws. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Ireland’s taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has confirmed he will campaign for the liberalisation of Ireland’s anti-abortion laws in an upcoming referendum. The prime minister had faced…

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