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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.

India asks UN to focus on eliminating terror safe havens in Pak

United Nations: India has urged the UN Security Council to focus on eliminating terrorist safe havens in Pakistan and accused Islamabad of differentia...

IS recruit from Kerala killed in Syria

New Delhi: A 27-year-old Social Democratic Party of India activist from Kerala, Abdul Manaf, who was fighting with the Islamic State in Syria has repo...

Hafiz Saeed Should be Prosecuted to Fullest Extent of Law: US

Washington: The United States has called for Hafiz Saeed's prosecution "to the fullest extent of the law", following Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid ...

Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52, five manage to escape

New Delhi: In a tragic incident, 52 people killed after a bus caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan on Thursday, interior ministry said.The heart wr...