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Court’s verdict certifies Nawaz is ‘godfather’ of corruption: Khurram

KARACHI: Reacting over court’s verdict against Nawaz Sharif, President Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi Division and MPA, Khurram Sherzaman on Monday, said that verdict has certified that Nawaz Sharif is ‘godfather’ of corruption. In his statement issued here today, Khurram Sherzaman said that PTI’s top priority is corruption free Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan is fighting against this menace in the country, he continued. “Every corrupt will be made accountable, now it’s Zardari’s turn after Nawaz…

Sicilian Mafia ‘Boss of bosses’ Toto Riina dies in jail

ROME: Gangster "Boss of bosses" Toto Riina, who has died at the age of 87 according to Italian media reports, was one of the most violent and feared Godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia. Salvatore "Toto" Riina, nicknamed "The Beast" because of his cruelty, lead a reign of terror for almost 20 years after taking control of the island's powerful organised crime group Cosa Nostra in the 1970s. The 87-year old had been serving 26 life sentences since 1993. He is thought to have ordered over 150 murders. The…

Sharifs may appeal SC to expunge ‘Godfather’ quote from verdict

LAHORE: The Supreme Court verdict in the Panama Papers case had a reference to Mario Puzo’s novel Godfather in the beginning and it did hog limelight in the media coverage, but the ruling quarter appears to be perturbed with mention of the crime novel in the judgment. The Sharif family is considering appealing the Supreme Court in a plea to expunge the remarks that suggests an analogy between the ‘Godfather’ character and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The 540-page verdict begins with the quote from Puzo’s novel:…