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World Daily News In Brief – Wednesday 24/11/2022

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Malaysia’s Anwar becomes prime minister, ending decades-long wait

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as prime minister on Thursday, capping a three-decade political journey from a protege of veteran leader Mahathir Mohamad to protest leader, a prisoner convicted of sodomy and opposition leader

NIKKEI ASIA

Pakistan nominates next army chief as incumbent blasts Imran Khan

Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday nominated Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir as the next chief of army staff, shortly after the outgoing top general delivered a dramatic speech in which he took a parting jab at ousted leader Imran Khan

BAHA

Moscow ready to mediate Turkey-Syria talks – envoy

Russian Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev (pictured) said on Thursday Moscow is ready to mediate talks between Turkey and Syria “at various levels.”

THE RIO TIMES

Peruvian Constitutional Court dismisses treason case against Castillo

The Constitutional Court of Peru ordered on Tuesday the Peruvian Congress to annul the case for alleged treason filed against the leftist Peruvian president, Pedro Castillo, and which requested his disqualification for five years

AL JAZEERA

Nigeria launches new banknotes to help curb corruption

Nigeria has launched newly designed currency notes, a move that the West African nation’s central bank says will help curb inflation and money laundering.