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  • US calls on Pak to arrest and charge mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed

    US calls on Pak to arrest and charge mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed

    April 2012: US places a 10 million dollar bounty on Saeed. JuD and Lashkar-e-Taiba both blacklisted by the US.October 2009: Lahore High Court drops all criminal charges against Saeed, saying there is not enough evidence.September 2009: Saeed placed under house arrest again.August 2009: Interpol issu...

    Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Sayeed walks free after over nine months of house arrest in Lahore

    Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Sayeed walks free after over nine months of house arrest in Lahore

    Pakistan has freed Hafiz Saeed, the chief of the banned JuD and mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack from detention. He was released in Lahore, after midnight last night. Sayeed was freed after the government decided against detaining him further in any case.He was under detention since Janua...

    Death toll in Egypt mosque attack climbs to 155

    Death toll in Egypt mosque attack climbs to 155

    The Egypt government has announced three days of mourning, even as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was set to hold an emergency meeting with officials to discuss the incident. About 50 ambulances rushed to the attack site to shift the injured to hospitals, it said. No group has claimed responsibility...

    Stage is set for historic parliamentary and provincial elections in Nepal

    Stage is set for historic parliamentary and provincial elections in Nepal

    This is the first time that elections for state assemblies are taking place in Nepal. As per the new constitution of Nepal local, province and parliament elections need to be completed by January 21 next year. Local elections have already been completed. Dr. Yadav also said that international observ...

    Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president today

    Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe's former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as the President of the country today. Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda said that the ruling ZANU-PF party has nominated the 75-year old leader to fill the vacancy left by Mr Robert Mugabe.The new leader will take oath at a 60,0...

    Syria opposition agrees to send united delegation to Geneva talks

    Syria opposition agrees to send united delegation to Geneva talks

    Syria's fragmented opposition reached an agreement to send a united delegation to next week's UN-brokered peace talks. The announcement came on the second day of a Saudi-sponsored meeting in Riyadh, where around 140 opposition figures are gathered to unify their ranks before direct talks with Syrian...

    Jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks dies

    Jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks dies

    Pioneering jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks died at a New York City hospital in United States. His daughter, Aria Hendricks, confirmed that the 96 year legendary singer breathed his last yesterday.Hendricks found fame in the 1950s and '60s teaming with Dave Lambert and Annie Ross. The Jazz sin...

    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa hails "new democracy" ahead of becoming President

    Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy, following Robert Mugabe's removal as President after nearly four decades in power. "The people have spoken. The voice of the people is the voice of Go...

    2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed walks free

    2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed walks free

    JuD chief Hafiz Saeed walked free after a Pakistani judicial body ordered his release from house arrest on Wednesday. The banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah head, who carries a bounty of USD 10 million, announced by the US for his role in terror activities, has been under detention since January this ye...

    Ivanka Trump all set to visit India

    Ivanka Trump all set to visit India

    US businesswoman and adviser to US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump says she looks forward to meeting many entrepreneurs at next week's Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017. Hyderabad plays host to the summit and Ivanka said the theme "Women First, Prosperity for All" is a key ...

    US sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations for helping evade nuclear restrictions agains...

    US sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations for helping evade nuclear restrictions against North Korea

    The United States has imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations for helping evade nuclear restrictions against North Korea and supporting the country through trade of commodities like coal. Announcing the sanctions, Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin yesterday sa...

    Terror relisting 'disgraceful behaviour' by Trump: North Korea

    Terror relisting

    North Korea responded today to US President Donald Trump's decision to relist the county as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling it a grave provocation and aggressive violation. North Korean state media reported Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday,...

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