The party of Saad al-Hariri has denounced attacks against Saudi Arabia. In a statement, the Future Movement political party also condemned Iranian intervention in Arab countries. There are reports that the Saudis forced Saad al-Hariri to resign and may be holding him against his will. Also: President Trump says he believes that President Putin didn't meddle in the US presidential elections, protesters in Barcelona demonstrate against Spain's detention of Catalan independence leaders and legendary jazz musician Thelonious Monk remembered at the London Jazz Festival.
Growing tension between Saudi Arabia and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement. The United States warns other countries against using Lebanon for proxy conflicts.
Also: The Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, pyramids in Sudan and a revival of the aulos.
US president defends 'America First' trade policy at APEC summit. But Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, insists globalisation is now unstoppable. Also: Lebanese President demands return of PM Saad Hariri from Saudi Arabia, Moscow threatens retaliation after US orders Russia Today to register as a foreign agent, and Facebook founder sounds alarm.
Saudi authorities say one-hundred-billion dollars has been embezzled from the country, Twitter suspends authentication system after it verified the account of a white supremacist, Scientists say otter that roamed China six million years ago was the size of a wolf
North Korea and trade take centre stage on President Trump's second day in Beijing. Donald Trump urges the Chinese President Xi Jinping to work harder to solve problems with North Korea, saying that time is running out. Both leaders also witnessed the signing of business deals which could be worth more than two hundred and fifty billion dollars, although some have been under negotiation for a long period and many are non-binding. Also: new research suggests wounds sustained in daylight heal faster than those that occur at night, and Harare's main airport is renamed after President Robert Mugabe.
Priti Patel resigns after row over undisclosed meetings with Israeli politicians. Also: Pioneering surgery to save a boy with skin as delicate as a butterfly's wing, and opening of new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi.