Imran welcomes students back to school

Posted on   1:59 pm

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said it was the priority of his government and the nation’s collective responsibility to ensure that every child can go to school safely as educational institutes across the country reopens Tuesday after a six-month-long closure due to Covid-19.

Yoshihide Suga elected as new leader of Japan’s LDP

Posted on   1:52 pm

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was on Monday elected as the new leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), replacing outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced his resignation last month due to health issues, from the top post.

Russian leader Navalny able to leave his bed

Posted on   1:20 pm

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s health has improved so that he is now able to leave his bed briefly, the Berlin hospital treating him said Monday, while Germany announced that French and Swedish labs have confirmed its findings that he was poisoned with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok.