Prosecute Hafiz Saeed On International Forum: Pakistan PM Abbasi

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has asked India to prosecute Hafiz Saeed, the 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat udDawa (JuD) chief, on an international forum if it considers there was substance to its allegations.

In a recent media interview, Abbasi said that Saeed was released by the Lahore high court as there were no charges against him. "The court, a three-judge bench, has released him saying there are no charges against him, the country has a law you know," Abbasi said.


China Hints At Maintaining Sizeable Presence Of Troops Near Doklam In Winter

New Delhi: The Chinese military has hinted at maintaining sizable presence of its troops near the area of Doklam standoff during winter.

India and China resolved the 73-day tense standoff on August 28 at Doklam area after the People's Liberation Army (PLA) stopped building a strategic road close to India's narrow Chicken Neck area connecting to North-Eastern states. Bhutan also claims the Doklam area to be its part.

India objected to the road building by the PLA, saying that it endangered the security of the narrow corridor.


Saudi Prince Miteb Abdullah Freed After $1bn Deal

New Delhi: Senior Saudi Arabian Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once considered as a leading contender to the throne, has been freed after agreeing to pay over $1 billion to settle corruption allegations against him.

Miteb, 65, son of the late King Abdullah and former head of the elite National Guard, was among dozens of royal family members, high officials and senior businessmen rounded up this month in a crackdown on graft that has strengthened the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The official, who is involved in the crackdown and spoke on condition of anonymity, said Miteb was released after reaching "an acceptable settlement agreement".


Donald Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos, Faces Flak

New Delhi: President Donald Trump has shared videos supposedly portraying Muslims committing acts of violence on Twitter.
Trump retweeted the video posts from an ultra-nationalist British party leader, JaydaFransen, who has previously been charged in the UK with "religious aggravated harassment," according to news reports.
The videos were titled: "Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches!" "Muslim Destroys a Statue of Virgin Mary!" and "Islamist mob pushes teenage boy off roof and beats him to death!" It is unusual to see an American president push out this type of content on such a powerful social media platform.

UK's Prince Harry to wed Meghan Markle in Windsor in May

New Delhi: The wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle will take place next May at St George's Chapel in Windsor.

The fifth-in-line to the British throne and the American actress announced their engagement on Monday, sparking a trans-Atlantic media frenzy.

Their first official engagement together will be in the central English city of Nottingham on Friday.