INDIA & PAKISTAN

American LeT recruiter admits to helping the militant group

American LeT recruiter admits to helping the militant group

A teenage American recruiter for the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has admitted in a Texas federal court that he was guilty of a conspiracy to help the organisation, according to John C. Demers, the assistant attorney-general for national security. Michael Kyle Sewell, 18, who was arrested in February, admitted on Wednesday to encouraging an individual, identified […]

FIA arrests 10 Chinese nationals for trafficking Pakistani girls to China

FIA arrests 10 Chinese nationals for trafficking Pakistani girls to China

Lahore: At least 10 Chinese nationals, including a woman, have been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly luring young Pakistani girls into fake marriages then forcing them into prostitution in China, the country’s premier probe agency has said. The Federal Investigating Agency (FIA) arrested eight Chinese nationals, including a woman, on Monday and last week, two Chinese […]

‘Karma awaits you, Modi ji, the battle is over’: Rahul Gandhi

‘Karma awaits you, Modi ji, the battle is over’: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Reacting to the remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that life of his father, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, ended as “corrupt number 1”, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday told Mr Modi that his ‘Karma’ awaited him and that projecting his inner beliefs about himself onto the late Prime Minister would not […]

China seeks to establish military base in Pakistan: Pentagon report

China seeks to establish military base in Pakistan: Pentagon report

Srinagar: The United States Defense Department stated that China seeks to establish military bases around the world to protect its investments in its ambitious One Belt One Road global infrastructure program, according to an official report released Thursday. Beijing currently has just one overseas military base, in Djibouti, but is believed to be planning others, including possibly […]