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Police arrest accused involved in infant’s killing on command of fake ‘faith healer’

SARGODHA: The police have arrested father along with six others, involved in the killing of 18 months old infant at the suggestion of a fake ‘faith healer’, ARY News reported on Monday. As per details of the gruesome incident, Mutahir Rasool, the father of the deceased baby girl was asked to kill his 18-month-old daughter by the fake 'faith healer' as she was under influence of "evil spirit." The police have arrested the father along with six other accused, involved in killing of infant and registered a case against…

Turkey accuses US of turning blind eye to Saudi Arabia killing of Khashoggi

ISTANBUL: Turkey accused the United States on Wednesday of trying to turn a blind eye to the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, and dismissed comments from President Donald Trump on the issue as “comic”. Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia, despite saying that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder to Khashoggi, a US resident and Washington Post columnist. Of the possibility Prince Mohammed had a hand in the…

Pakistan condemns killing of Kashmiri leader Hafizullah Mir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has denounced the “vicious assassination” of Kashmiri leader, Hafizullah Mir, by Indian forces in Anantnag district of the occupied Kashmir. The Spokesperson of the Foreign Office, Dr Muhammad Faisal, said in a tweet: "Pakistan strongly condemns the ruthless assassination of Kashmiri leader Hafizullah Mir and the continuing atrocities in Indian occupied Kashmir, including the killing of three Kashmiris and wounds to eight others, including three girls yesterday by Indian occupation forces."…

CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist’s killing: sources

WASHINGTON: The Central Investigation Agency (CIA) believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, complicating President Donald Trump’s efforts to preserve ties with a key U.S. ally. The sources said the CIA had briefed other parts of the US government, including Congress, on its assessment, which contradicts Saudi government assertions that Prince Mohammed was not involved. The CIA’s finding, first reported…

Khashoggi killing ordered at Saudi ‘highest levels’, says Erdogan

ANKARA: The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the “highest levels” of the Saudi government, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wrote in an opinion column in the Washington Post on Friday and he called for the “puppetmasters” to be unmasked. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist critical of the Saudi government disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul one month ago on Oct. 2. Erdogan, in an op-ed piece in the newspaper, said he did not believe “for a second” that King Salman had…

Army Chief condemns killing of Maulana Sami ul Haq

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned the killing of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) Chief Maulana Sami ul Haq, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Friday night. Director General ISPR Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor has said that the Army Chief has expressed heartfelt sorrow and sympathy with the bereaved family of Maulana Sami ul Haq. JUI-S chief Maulana Sami ul Haq was assassinated at his residence in Rawalpindi on Friday evening. Speaking to ARY News, Hamid ul Haq, the son…

German nurse admits to killing 100 patients as trial opens

Former nurse Niels Hoegel admitted Tuesday to killing 100 patients in his care, on the first day of his trial in the biggest serial killing case in Germany's post-war history. Hoegel, 41, has already spent nearly a decade in prison on a life term for other patient deaths, and is accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment. As the proceedings opened in the northern city of Oldenburg, presiding judge Sebastian Buehrmann asked whether the…

Shutter down strike against killing of two youth in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Complete shutter down strike is being observed In Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), today against the martyrdom of PhD scholar Dr Sabzar Ahmad Sofi and Asif Ahmad Gojri by the occupation forces in Srinagar. The strike call against the killings, was given by Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik jointly. Earlier, thousands of people hailing from various sections of the society attended funeral prayers of martyred Dr Sabzar Ahmad Sofi in the held valley. Yesterday, the…

Saudi journalist’s ‘killing’ recorded on his Apple Watch: report

ISTANBUL: Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by the Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security officials have leaked much information about the case, puts more pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi, reports the AP. Also Saturday, Ankara’s top diplomat…

Afghan president calls army chief, confirms killing of Fazlullah in Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI: President Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani on Friday called Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and shared news about killing of Mullah Fazlullah (MFU) in a drone strike in Kunar province of Afghanistan. Director General Inter Services Public Relations reported this saying that MFU was hiding there since 2009 and he masterminded scores of terrorist attacks against Pakistan including the tragic incident of Army Public School (APS) massacre. Read More: Afghanistan confirms death of Mullah Fazlullah in drone…