Pakistan swears in cricket legend Imran Khan as Prime Minister

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad on Saturday, ushering in a new political era as the World Cup cricket hero officially took the reins of power in the nuclear-armed country. The ceremony at the President’s House in the capital marks the end of decades of rotating leadership… Read More Pakistan swears in cricket legend Imran Khan as Prime Minister

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies at 80

Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Annan, a Ghanaian national, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours, his close… Read More Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies at 80