A meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and United States President Donald Trump might take place after some progress in the ongoing US-Taliban peace talks, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told the news. Qureshi said that “progress in the ongoing talks in Doha will establish a ground for a meeting between Prime Minister Imran and US President Trump”.
When asked if a headway in the talks was a precondition for meeting between the two leaders, the foreign minister said: “[Don’t call it] a condition but I think that the environment [for the meeting] will be more favourable if the talks move forward.”
Pope Francis paid tribute on Saturday to journalists killed while doing their jobs, saying media freedom is a key indicator of a country’s health.
In an address to the Foreign Press Association in Italy, he urged journalists to shun fake news and continue reporting on the plight of people who no longer make headlines but are still suffering, specifically mentioning the Rohingya and Yazidi.
Jason Roy was at a loss to explain how he had scored a match-winning century against Pakistan following an overnight visit to hospital with his baby daughter. Roy’s superb 114 was the centrepiece of England’s chase as they beat Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Friday to go 3-0 up with one to play in a five-match one-day international series.
Yet Roy’s eighth century at this level came in trying circumstances, with the Surrey opening batsman saying he’d been more worried about daughter Everly than piling up the runs.
In September last year, Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment on the set of their film Horn Ok Please in 2008. She filed an FIR against the veteran, sparking off Bollywood’s #MeToo movement. While the case against Nana has gone quiet in recent months, Dutta’s lawyer Nitin Satpute has come forward to say that the silence should not be construed as evidence of Nana’s innocence.
Samsung and Huawei have agreed to settle a long-running legal battle that saw the two companies dueling over smartphone patents in more than 40 lawsuits, according to Nikkei, which says the settlement was reported in local Chinese media. Terms of the settlement haven’t been announced, but the companies appear to have reached a general agreement that’s supposed to move them closer to a cross-licensing deal for their patents. They’ll also be dropping all lawsuits against one another.