Mohammed bin Salman

G-20 accepts Modi’s proposal for virtual summit on COVID-19

''The G-20 will act, alongside international organisations, in any way deemed necessary to alleviate the impact of the pandemic. G-20 Leaders will put forward a coordinated set of policies to protect people and safeguard the global economy,'' said an announcement from the G-20 Secretariat in Saudi Arabia, which currently holds the G-20 Presidency.

Parlour & the Prince

Though a fullfledged palace coup is unlikely, no other prince, albeit lower down the pecking order, can mobilise enough troops to depose a man with the coercive powers of the state at his disposal, and still more with the octogenarian King Salman fighting age and illness.