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Govt to transfer power before Aug 14, says Zafar

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Minister for Information Barrister Syed Ali Zafar has said the interim government wants to complete the process of transferring power before 14th August. Talking to a private news channel, he said a detailed meeting was held with Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan to discuss all legal points regarding formation of a new government. He said after the ECP issues notification of winning candidates, reserved seats for the women and minorities would be finalized by the parties. The…

Trump, sworn in as US president, promises to put ‘America First’

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and taking control of a divided country in a transition of power that he has declared will lead to “America First” policies at home and abroad. As scattered protests erupted elsewhere in Washington, Trump raised his right hand and put his left on a Bible used by Abraham Lincoln and repeated a 35-word oath of office from the US Constitution, with US Chief Justice John Roberts presiding. WATCH INAUGURATION…