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October 21, 2018 12:00 AM Peru’s new interior minister sworn in amid judge scandal

LIMA: President Martin Vizcarra swore in a retired police general as Peru’s new interior minister Friday to replace Mauro Medina, who resigned after a fugitive supreme court judge fled to Spain. Carlos Moran took the oath of office in a brief ceremony at the government headquarters as Vizcarra sought to cap a difficult week for his fledgling government

October 20, 2018 12:00 AM China’s ex-internet tsar pleads guilty

BEIJING: The former head of internet censorship in China, Lu Wei, pleaded guilty to accepting at least 32 million yuan in bribes at a trial on Friday. Lu, who oversaw a tightening of online censorship during his tenure at the Cyberspace Administration of China, was a fierce defender of China’s policy of internet control. In 2016, he stepped down from his post, and officials

October 20, 2018 12:00 AM Kenya’s ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

NAIROBI: Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday.Wario pleaded not guilty to six charges levelled against him of abuse of office and was released on a one million shilling ($10,000, 8,600 euros) bond.However, Kipchoge Keino, a two-time

October 20, 2018 12:00 AM Judicial commission begins probe into APS carnage

PESHAWAR: The judicial commission has started probe into the 2014 Army Public School carnage in which over 140 people, mostly students, were martyred. The Peshawar High Court on Friday issued a public notice, which stated that everyone specially the parents of the martyred students of APS, who have any evidence and want to record their statements before

October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Vehicles registration barred without driving licence

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered the excise and taxation department to stop registration of vehicles to applicants having no driving licence. Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi also summoned secretary excise department for Friday (today) to assist the court on implementation of the restriction. Hearing a petition moved by civil society member

October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-adviser to sue channel for fake news

LONDON: Ex-adviser to the prime minister on foreign investment Sahibzada Jahangir has announced legal action against a private TV channel. Talking to this correspondent, Sahibzada Jahangir said that his track record shows that he has never been charged in any criminal charges nor he had been bankrupted in the United Kingdom (UK). He said, “Official positions

October 18, 2018 12:00 AM Thailand’s infamous ‘jet-set monk’ convicted of raping a minor

BANGKOK: Thailand’s infamous "jet-set monk" was convicted of raping an underage girl on Wednesday, a court official said, in a case that has rocked an already scandal-mired Buddhist clergy. Wiraphon Sukphon, 39, earned his evocative moniker after footage emerged of him wearing designer sunglasses with a Louis Vuitton bag on a private jet. He was extradited

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Money laundering case against Zardari, Faryal adjourned

KARACHI: The money laundering case against former president and sitting Co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari, his sister and PPP leader Faryal Talpur, Hussain Lawai, Anwar Majeed and others, was adjourned to November 13, as the judge of the special banking court was on a three day leave to Islamabad. All the accused including

October 16, 2018 9:31 PM Zainab's murderer Imran Ali to be hanged today

LAHORE: As per the court orders, Imran Ali, convicted of raping and murdering seven-year-old Zainab and several others, will be hanged in the Central Jail Kot Lakhpat today (Wednesday) at 5:30am. The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday dismissed a petition, filed by Zainab's father Haji Ameen, calling for the public hanging of convicted rapist and murderer

October 16, 2018 10:32 AM Court grants 14-day extension in Shahbaz's remand

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau on Tuesday was granted 14-day extension in the physical remand of Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif in Ashiana Housing scandal. The NAB presented the PML-N president before the accountability court after the expiry of 10-day remand it granted to the anti-graft body on Oct 06. NAB has accused