Heirs apparent

Japan Has a New Emperor

Naruhito became the new emperor of Japan at midnight on Wednesday, taking on the world's oldest monarchy after the historic abdication of his father, Akihito.

Japan also begins the new imperial era of Reeva or "beautiful harmony" that will last, while Naruhito, 59, today, remains on the throne.

Argentine judge seeks help from Turkey on Prince Salman's involvement in Khashoggi murder

An Argentine judge reviewing a Human Rights Watch complaint against Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked the foreign ministry on Nov. 29 to seek information from Turkey, Yemen and the International Criminal Court.

Saudi Crown Prince Arrives in Buenos Aires for G20

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to join a Group of 20 summit, media reported, as he aims to shrug off the lingering stigma of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, reports AFP. 

The prince was received at the airport by Argentina's foreign minister Jorge Faurie, according to Argentine press.

Saudis close to crown prince discussed killing enemies a year before Khashoggi's death: Report

Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman discussed hiring private companies last year to kill Iranian enemies of the kingdom, the New York Times reported Nov. 11, citing anonymous sources.