World's central bankers meet in Jackson Hole - German companies face unofficial Saudi boycott - China gains political influence in Portugal
With President Donald Trump shifting the priorities of the US's trade policy, are global players seeking more influence in the European Union? DW analyzed the lobbying efforts of non-EU players in Brussels.
Saudi Arabia's reputation has suffered massively as a result of Jamal Khashoggi's suspected murder. World leaders are keeping their distance. The country could be hostile in the face of criticism, or enact reforms.
Riyadh has vowed to retaliate against any sanctions imposed over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Several countries, including the US, say they want to take action if the government critic was killed.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Saudi Arabia must provide "transparency" regarding the circumstances of Jamal Khashoggi's death. Meanwhile, German weapons exports to Saudi Arabia have come under increased scrutiny.
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