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    Imran Khan sworn in as new Pakistan Prime Minister; Sidhu, Wasim Akram present at ceremony

    Islamabad: Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister today, officially taking over the charge of power in the corruption affected country nearly 22 years after the former cricket hero entered politics. Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was administered the oath of office by President Mamnoon Hussain at a simple ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr (the President House) in Islamabad.

  • Costa Rica: Earthquake measuring 6.0 occurs near Panama border

    San Jose: A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama. There are no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage. The US Geological Survey reports that the quake had a magnitude of 6.0 and struck at a depth of about 12 miles (19 kilometers).

  • 11th World Hindi Conference to begin in Mauritius today

    Port Louis : The 11th World Hindi Conference, an event aimed at expanding the reach of the Hindi language at a global level, will begin in Mauritius from Saturday. Mauritius Prime Minister Praveen Kumar Jagannath will inaugurate the conference in Port Louis. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and other ministers are also reaching Port Louis to attend the event. This year the theme of the conference is “Hindi World and Indian Culture”.

  • Imran Khan love child controversy: Shocking details you may not know about

    Controversies are always part of a politician’s life, and Pakistan’s going-to-be Prime Minister Imran Khan’s life is no different. Among the many controversies related to him is the love child one. It has been alleged that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan has fathered a child born out of wedlock. In fact, a Los Angeles court had ruled out in 1997 that Khan was father of Tyrian White, the daughter of late

  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe remembers Atal Bihari Vajpayee as ‘good friend of Japan’

    Tokyo : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condoled the demise of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and described him as a “good friend of Japan”. “I am deeply saddened to learn the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” Abe said in a message, which was shared by External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Twitter.

  • Abuse of children shameful: Vatican

    The Holy See treats with great seriousness the work of the Investigating Grand Jury of Pennsylvania and the lengthy Interim Report it has produced. The Holy See condemns unequivocally the sexual abuse of minors Greg Burke, director, Vatican’s Press Office.

  • In Uganda, pop star takes on President, at his peril

    Kampala : In his red beret and jumpsuit the Ugandan pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better known as Bobi Wine, leads cheering campaigners down a street, punching the air and waving the national flag.