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Malcolm Turnbull sworn in as new Australian PM

Canberra, September 15: Malcolm Turnbull, an urban former investment banker who supports marriage equality and action on climate change, was sworn in as 29th Australian prime minister on Tuesday, a day after defeating long time rival Tony Abbott in a leadership spill.

The Liberal Party voted in a secret ballot late on Monday and ousted Abbott as the leader of the senior party in a ruling conservative coalition in favour of Turnbull.

Turnbull took the oath read out by the governor general, Sir Peter Cosgrove, before heading to parliament for question time,sources said.

Acid attack injures three girls in Pakistan

Gujrat: Three motorcycle-borne men threw acid on two sisters and their friend in Gujrat city's of Dang district in Punjab province of Pakistan.The gir...

People in NY hold 'Justice Rally' to extend support to rape victims in India

New York: A New York City-based Hindu organization marched to the Union Square, here, to demand justice for the recent rape victims of Kathua, Unnao, ...

Afghan security forces foil explosion plot

Kabul : The Afghan security forces have thwarted a plot by the militants to detonate an improvised explosive device in Afghan's capital city Kabul.A r...

Former FBI director James Comey makes shocking claims about Trump

Washington: Former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James B. Comey, in an interview with ABC News, has unleashed a series of sca...