Anti-corruption court extends Zardari’s remand

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Monday extended former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister’s remand by 10 days in the fake accounts case. The National Accountability Bureau presented the 63-year-old  Pakistan People’s Party leader and his sister Faryal Talpur in the accountability court amid strict security, Geo News reported. The Bureau pleaded to the court in Islamabad for an extension of two weeks in Zardari’s remand in the case. The court, however, extended the remand by 10 days only and ordered that the suspects should be presented before it again on August 10. PTI 

Trump calls rights activist Sharpton a ‘con man’     

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump called civil rights activist Al Sharpton a “con man” who is “always looking for a score” on Monday. Earlier, Trump took aim at Elijah Cummings, a critic of his administration whose district covers much of the majority black city of Baltimore. When Sharpton tweeted that he had “arrived in DC from Atlanta, headed to Baltimore”, it was apparently too much for Trump to resist. Trump retweeted Sharpton’s message: “So tired of listening to the same old Bull...Next, Reverend Al will show up to complain & protest. Nothing will get done for the people in need. Sad!”. PTI

Italy mourns policeman

ROME: The coffin containing the body of Carabinieris officer Mario Cerciello Rega is carried to his funeral in his hometown of Somma Vesuviana, near Naples, Italy. Hundreds of mourners, including Italian political leaders, packed a provincial church on Monday for funeral of Rega, allegedly murdered by two American teenagers in Rome. AP/PTI