Saeed was placed under house arrest in January while Sharif was still prime minister, a move that drew praise from India, long furious at Saeed's continued freedom in Pakistan.
Saeed's detention in Lahore since January was initially interpreted as an attempt to placate the United States, which has taken a tougher tone on Pakistan under Trump. Saeed carries a bounty of $10 million announced by the USA for his role in terror activities. Four aides had already been released.
As the Indian city of Mumbai commemorated the 2008 terror attacks that left 168 people dead, relatives of the victims said Sunday that they're angry Pakistan has released a militant linked to the massacre.
In an extraordinarily strong statement on the subject, the White House just stopped short of calling Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism+, saying the country's failure to prosecute or charge Saeed, "sends a deeply troubling message about Pakistan's commitment to combatting global terrorism and belies Pakistani claims that it will not provide sanctuary for terrorists on its soil".
Indian soldiers battle militants near the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai on November 29, 2008.
Indian External Affairs Ministry had said that Saeed's "release confirms once again the lack of seriousness on the part of Pakistani government in bringing to justice perpetrators of heinous acts of terrorism including by individuals and entities designated by the UN".
Often a guest on conservative television talks shows, the popular jihadist still attracts large crowds with his anti-American and anti-Indian diatribes in rallies and protests. Previous administrations handled Pakistan with kid gloves despite compelling evidence of its use of terrorism and terrorist groups to further its policy objective, fearful that Washington did not have sufficient leverage to handle a state that threatens to go rogue when confronted.
The day marks nine years since the Maximum City Mumbai witnessed
the deadly 26/11 attack which claimed the lives of more
than 166 people
These include elements of the deadly Haqqani network in Afghanistan, the leadership of the Afghan Taliban, as well as Lashkar-e-Tayyaba.
On Saturday, the White House said there would be repercussions for U.S. -Pakistan relations unless Islamabad took action to detain and charge a freed Islamist militant accused of masterminding a 2008 assault in Mumbai, India.
In August, he warned that Pakistan had "much to lose" if it failed to cooperate with the U.S.in neighboring Afghanistan.
"I was detained due to pressure from India".
Before becoming president, Trump criticized Pakistan and said in a tweet: "Get it straight: Pakistan is not our friend". Betrayal and disrespect-and much worse.
The campaign appeared to produce some success this year when Pakistani security forces assisted with the release of a Taliban-held US-Canadian family after five years in captivity.
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In October 2015, 224 people were killed when a bomb brought down a Russian passenger jet that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula. Images from inside the building showed dozens of bodies wrapped in blood-soaked cloth lined up on the carpeted floor.
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Mehbooba's predecessor and opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah termed the incident as tragic and reprehensible. Srinagar: an army jawan was snatched and killed by suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.
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The movie that features Ranveer Singh , Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor is distributed internationally by Paramount Pictures. Films like S Durga and Nude were not allowed to screen at IFFI and this is something we have to question.
The release of Hafiz Saeed following midnight came ahead of the 9 anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai in which 166 lost their lives. The Lahore High Court's justice review body rejected a government request to renew his detention for another 90 days Wednesday.
A manhunt was launched Thursday for a suspect after a Texas trooper was shot and killed on a highway near the city of Fairfield. The shooting happened in Freestone County which is about 90 miles southeast of Dallas, Texas.
England probe Bairstow-Bancroft clash
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In seven games this season he is averaging 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists while shooting 47 percent from the field. A team spokesman said Friday that Rose has been excused since Wednesday and there is no timetable for his return.