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Briefly World: David Cameron to arrive in Pakistan today on 2-day visit

British Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive here Saturday on a two-day visit during which he will hold wide ranging talks with the Pakistani leadership

Published: June 29, 2013 2:00:11 am

David Cameron to arrive in Pakistan today on 2-day visit

Islamabad: British Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive here Saturday on a two-day visit during which he will hold wide ranging talks with the Pakistani leadership. Cameron will meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discuss the regional situation with particular reference to the Afghan reconciliation process,Radio Pakistan reported Friday. Both the leaders would also discuss ways to further expand Pak-UK bilateral cooperation in various fields. Cameron will also call on President Asif Ali Zardari. pti

Nawaz Sharif to visit China on July 4

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit China from on July 4-8 on his first foreign tour since assuming office,the foreign ministry said Friday. Sharif will be accompanied by a high-level delegation,the Foreign Ministry said. PTI

US man pleads guilty to hate crime against Sikh

Washington: An American national has pleaded guilty to the charges of hate crime against a 50-year-old Sikh taxi driver in Washington,US Justice Department has announced. Jamie Larson,49,faces imprisonment up to 10 years for the racially-motivated assault. Sentencing is scheduled for November 5. pti

Chinese official gets 13 years over sex scandal

HONG KONG: Lei Zhengfu,the Chinese official who became an icon of corruption,was convicted of taking bribes and sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday in a scandal that exposed the sordid deal-making in Communist Party politics. The conviction of Lei was the culmination of a fall that began when video images spread on the Internet in November showing him with an 18-year-old woman. nyt

Nigeria ethnic violence kills at least 48: Army

Jos: Raids by gunmen in ethnically divided central Nigeria and gun battles between soldiers and attackers have killed at least 48 people and left dozens of homes burnt,the military said Friday. pti

Bible signed by Einstein auctioned for $68,500

New York: A Bible signed by physicist Albert Einstein,in which he refers to the book as an “inexhaustible” source of wisdom and solace that deserves frequent reading,has fetched $68,500 at an auction here. Inscribed in German and signed by both Einstein and his wife Elsa in 1932,the Bible was a gift to their American

friend,Harriett Hamilton. PTI

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