The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman says that his country does not want a war in the region, but is prepared to defend its vital interests. In a newspaper interview, he said Iran was behind two attacks on oil tankers on Thursday, echoing accusations made by Washington. Iran denies any involvement.
Protest leaders in Hong Kong have called for a big turnout at a rally later on Sunday, despite the government's decision to suspend plans to allow extradition to mainland China. Activists want the extradition bill to be permanently scrapped and are urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign.
European election observers have called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms, following what they describe as systemic failings in the recent elections. The EU mission said there were serious operational, security and transparency problems.
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit has celebrated the first mass at Notre Dame Cathedral since a fire devastated much of the building two months ago. He said the device demonstrated that the Notre Dam was still a functioning center of worship.
The Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for an investigation into claims that some of his representatives in Colombia have misappropriated funds. On Friday, it was reported that money to support Venezuelan army defectors in Colombia had been used for personal purchases.
President trump has launched a new attack on the Muslim mayor of London Sadiq Khan, saying he should be replaced immediately. A spokesman for Mr. Khan said he wouldn't waste time responding.
And the New York Yankees jersey worn by the legendary baseball player Babe Ruth has been sold for more than $5.4 million, making it the most expensive piece of sport memorabilia ever. The previous record $4.4 million was also for a Babe Ruth jersey.