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WIFE OF EX-PAKISTAN PM NAWAZ SHARIF DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER


Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has been diagnosed with throat cancer... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 90

NAWAZ SHARIF CALLS FOR REVOLUTION AS LAHORE TREK ENDS


Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called for a change and revolution as he ended a four-day procession from Islamabad to Lahore... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 2225

FORMER PM NAWAZ SHARIF STARTS DEFIANT RALLY TO HOMETOWN


Nawaz Sharif is embarking on tour from Islamabad to Lahore just weeks after he was disqualified as prime minister... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 1603

AYESHA GULALAI V IMRAN KHAN: PAKISTAN WEIGHS PROBE


Pakistan's new prime minister has called for an investigation into allegations that opposition politician Imran Khan harassed a former female member of his political party... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 3796

SHAHID KHAQAN ABBASI SWORN IN AS PAKISTAN'S 28TH PM


Abbasi was elected as prime minister four days after the Supreme Court ousted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption charges... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 0

PAKISTAN'S PARLIAMENT ELECTS SHARIF LOYALIST ABBASI AS NEW PM


Nawaz Sharif was the 15th prime minister in Pakistan's 70-year history... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

PAKISTAN'S PARLIAMENT ELECTS SHARIF LOYALIST ABBASI AS NEW PM


Nawaz Sharif was the 15th prime minister in Pakistan's 70-year history... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

SHAHID KHAQAN ABBASI: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PAKISTANS NEW PRIME MINISTER


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a politician educated in the United States, was elected prime minister of Pakistan on Tuesday... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 960

PAKISTANS PARLIAMENT ELECTS ABBASI AS PRIME MINISTER


The speaker of Pakistan's lower house of parliament says the ruling party candidate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected as the prime minister with 221 votes... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

OUSTED BY HIGH COURT, PAKISTAN'S DISGRACED PRIME MINISTER ROARS BACK


KABUL -- Mian Nawaz Sharif is nothing if not a survivor... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 67

PAKISTAN PARLIAMENT TO ELECT NEW PM AFTER SHARIF OUSTER


Pakistan's parliament will meet on Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the disqualification of three-time leader Nawaz Sharif... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 2915

PAKISTAN'S NAWAZ SHARIF NAMES BROTHER AS SUCCESSOR


READ MORE What's next for Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif?... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 5343

PAKISTANI PARLIAMENT TO ELECT NEW PM ON TUESDAY


ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's parliament will meet Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the disqualification of three-term prime minister Nawaz Sharif... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 1017

BROTHER OF OUSTED SHARIF LINED UP TO TAKE OVER


The brother of ousted Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif has been lined up to take over as prime minister... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 226

PAKISTAN'S RULING PARTY MEETS TO CONSIDER PM NAWAZ SHARIF'S SUCCESSOR


Mr Sharif, who has served three separate stints as prime minister, has a history of rocky relations with Pakistan's powerful military... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 0

CONTROVERSY BEHIND OUSTING OF PAKISTAN PM NAWAZ SHARIF


Between 1947, when the country won independence, and Mr Sharif's ousting on Friday, Pakistan has had 18 civilian prime ministers... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 991

BROUGHT DOWN BY CORRUPTION: 4 WORLD LEADERS OUSTED


Brought down by corruption 4 world leaders shown the door... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 39

PAKISTAN PM NAWAZ SHARIF RESIGNS AFTER TOP COURT CITES CORRUPTION


Among allies mooted to replace Sharif are Defence Minister Asif Khawaja, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Petroleum Minister Shahid Abbasi... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 29

PAKISTAN PM QUITS AFTER COURT ORDERS DISQUALIFICATION


Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday quit as prime minister after the Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption charges... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 661

NAWAZ SHARIF, PAKISTAN'S PRIME MINISTER, DISQUALIFIED FROM OFFICE


Post to Facebook Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif disqualified from office Pakistan's highest court barred Nawaz Sharif from office following a corruption probe... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 2433

PAKISTAN'S TOP COURT DISQUALIFIES PM NAWAZ SHARI


Pakistan's top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption charges... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 1

PRIME MINISTER NAWAZ SHARIF OF PAKISTAN IS ORDERED REMOVED


His daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who was being groomed as his political heir, was also implicated in the case... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 38665

SUICIDE BOMBING IN LAHORE LEAVES MORE THAN TWO DOZEN DEAD


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured in a suicide attack Monday in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, officials said... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 92

PAKISTAN ACCUSES INDIA OF DEADLY CROSS-BORDER ATTACK


Pakistan has accused India of targeting its military vehicle and killing four Pakistani soldiers in unprovoked cross-border firing in the disputed Kashmir region... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 3632

#FONTGATE: MARYAM NAWAZ ACCUSED OF DOCUMENT FORGERY


Microsoft's Calibri font was used to type certified papers naming Maryam Nawaz as a trustee of several high-end flats in central London... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 3770

BIG BRANDS STAGE RAVES IN PAKISTAN TO ATTRACT YOUNG MONEY


Armed guards stand at the entrance to the Elements Music Festival, an invitation-only affair sponsored by wireless carrier Zong... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 593

PAKISTAN COURT RESUMES SHARIF 'CORRUPTION' HEARINGS


Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family accused of illegally profiting from his position as PM during the 1990s... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 5463

D-DAY FOR SHARIF FAMILY: REPORT DUE ON MONEY LAUNDERING


A campaign of vilification against the JIT and the Supreme Court by the government will also go against the Sharif family, they believe... READ MORE

9th July, 2017 37

IN PAKISTAN, SCORCHING RAMADAN MONTH HIGHLIGHTS CHRONIC WATER, POWER SHORTAGES.


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- On May 27, in the date-growing desert town of Turbat in Baluchistan province, the temperature reached 128.3 degrees -- the hottest ever reported in Pakistan... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 477

PAKISTANS LEADER ORDERS INQUIRY AS FUEL TANKER DEATH TOLL REACHES 157


Mr. Sharif cut short a private visit to London and returned to Pakistan on Monday, visiting survivors at a hospital in Bahawalpur... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 715

Trending News Headlines : Nawaz Sharif

TRUMPS BREEZY CALLS TO WORLD LEADERS LEAVE DIPLOMATS AGHAST


WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald J. Trump inherited a complicated world when he won the election last month... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 85782

PAKISTAN'S SURPRISINGLY CANDID READOUT OF TRUMP'S PHONE CALL WITH PRIME MINISTER


The readout is reproduced in full below Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called President-elect USA Donald Trump and felicitated him on his victory... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 16965

BLAST HITS LAHORE DEFENCE AREA MARKET


Dubbed Radd-al-Fasaad, the operation focuses on counter terrorism operations by paramilitary forces in Punjab, Pakistan's most populous province, of which Lahore is the capital... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 12515

PAKISTAN ASKS FACEBOOK TO HELP FIGHT BLASPHEMY


Facebook has agreed to send a team to Pakistan to address reservations about content on the social media site, according to the interior ministry... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 9287

PAKISTAN EXPLOSION LEAVES MANY DEAD AT LAHORE PARK


A Pakistan Taliban faction said it carried out the attack... READ MORE

27th March, 2016 8287

MASSACRE: TALIBAN STORMS PAKISTAN SCHOOL, KILLING 126, MOSTLY CHILDREN


Hospital security guards carry a student injured during the attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan... READ MORE

16th December, 2014 7707

ARMY KILLS '100 TERRORISTS' AFTER SEHWAN SHRINE BLAST


Following the attack, Pakistan closed two border crossings with Afghanistan... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 7611

PAKISTAN TESTS 1ST SEABORNE NUCLEAR-CAPABLE MISSILE IN INDIAN OCEAN


Pakistan tests 1st seaborne nuclear-capable missile in Indian Ocean -- RT News... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 7266

INDIA SIGNS $9BN DEAL TO BUY FRENCH FIGHTER JETS


Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, at his UN General Assembly address on Wednesday, said he did not want an arms race with India ... READ MORE

23rd September, 2016 6545

EXPLOSION AT PARK IN LAHORE PAKISTAN KILLS DOZENS


Pakistan has been shaken by a series of attacks this year... READ MORE

27th March, 2016 6436

KASHMIR: PROTESTS ERUPT AFTER MAN KILLED BY ARMY


A strict curfew was also imposed on Old Srinagar and south Kashmir... READ MORE

24th September, 2016 6391

IRAN WARNS IT WILL HIT 'TERROR SAFE HAVENS' IN PAKISTAN


In 2014, Iran warned it would send troops to Pakistan to retrieve five Iranian border guards kidnapped by Jaish ul-Adl... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 5843

INDIA CLAIMS STRIKING SUSPECTED REBELS IN PAKISTAN


An Indian army spokesman confirmed that there had been shelling from the Pakistani side of the LoC into the Poonch district of Indian-administered Kashmir... READ MORE

30th September, 2016 5059

NAWAZ SHARIF FAMILY OWNED, MORTGAGED 6 LONDON PROPERTIES VIA BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS


Hussain and Hasan Nawaz Sharif, and Mariam Safdar, did not respond to queries emailed to them by The Indian Express... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 5008

MUKHTAR MAI REVISITS ORDEAL THROUGH THUMBPRINT


She travelled this week from her home, in the remote Pakistani village of Meerwala, to attend the west coast premiere... READ MORE

17th June, 2017 4384

PAKISTAN ARMY 'REJECTS' PM'S ACTIONS ON SECURITY LEAK


In a rare public contradiction of the civilian government's orders, top military spokesman Major-General Asif Ghafoor said the military rejected the prime minister's orders... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 3946

PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS PLANE CRASHES NORTH OF ISLAMABAD, KILLING 48 ON BOARD, INCLUDING FORMER POP STAR JUNAID JAMSHED


Witnesses from the crash site in the Havelian area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, about 77 milesA north of Islamabad, said there were unlikely to be any survivors... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 3544

BOMB BLAST IN PAKISTAN PARK KILLS 65


A bomb blast in a park in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore has killed tens of people and wounded scores, a health official said... READ MORE

27th March, 2016 3457

TALIBAN SPLINTER GROUP CLAIMS ATTACK ON CHRISTIANS AT PAKISTAN PARK; 60 DEAD


A spokesman for the Jamaat ul-Ahrar militant group, which is an offshoot of the Pakistani Taliban, asserted responsibility in a telephone interview Sunday... READ MORE

27th March, 2016 3419

KARACHI HEAT WAVE DEATH TOLL TOPS 650 DURING RAMADAN FAST


But since a suffocating heat wave descended on Karachi three days ago killing at least 650 people they have found no respite and no escape... READ MORE

23rd June, 2015 3416

PAKISTAN COURT: INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO REMOVE SHARIF


Supreme Court rules not enough evidence to order prime minister's removal over alleged corruption, orders investigation... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 3256

ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCY EXPEDIA TO BUY RIVAL ORBITZ FOR 1.33 BILLION


For years, religious conservatives and Islamist militants have accused rival India, where the Indus River system rises, of constricting Pakistan's water supply... READ MORE

12th February, 2015 3135

TALIBAN BOMB KILLS AT LEAST 65 AND INJURES 300 OUTSIDE PUBLIC PARK IN EASTERN PAKISTAN


At least 65 people have been killed and another 300 injured in a blast outside a public park in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore... READ MORE

27th March, 2016 3103

TRUMP'S HINDU, SIKH AND MUSLIM POWER BROKERS


When Indian-American industrialist Shalabh Shalli Kumar donated close to a million dollars to the Trump campaign, many in the community dismissed it as a poor investment... READ MORE

25th January, 2017 2999

PAKISTAN PASSENGER PLANE CARRYING DOZENS CRASHES FLYING TO ISLAMABAD


The Pakistan International Airlines plane lost its contact with the control tower en route from Chitral to the capital Islamabad, the airline said in a statement... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 2546

PAKISTANI WOMAN BURNS DAUGHTER ALIVE FOR ELOPING


People commit honor killings to punish the victims for violating the conservative Muslim country's norms on marriage... READ MORE

9th June, 2016 2469

PAKISTAN PARLIAMENT PASSES LEGISLATION AGAINST SO-CALLED 'HONOUR KILLINGS'


Islamabad Pakistan's parliament unanimously passed legislation against honour killings on Thursday, three months after the murder of an outspoken social media star... READ MORE

7th October, 2016 2429

HUNDREDS DIE IN HEAT WAVE IN SOUTHERN PAKISTAN


The Pakistan Rangers Sindh, a paramilitary force that otherwise fights crime in Karachi, has set up 10 heatstroke relief centers across the city... READ MORE

23rd June, 2015 2371

PAKISTAN SHIA MOSQUE BLAST IN SHIKARPUR KILLS DOZENS


Police said that at least 50 people were wounded in the attack after Friday prayers in the Shikarpur district of Sindh province... READ MORE

30th January, 2015 2273

SUICIDE ATTACKS ON CHURCHES IN PAKISTAN KILL AT LEAST 15


The attacks occurred in quick succession outside Catholic and Protestant churches in Youhanabad, one of Pakistan's biggest Christian neighborhoods... READ MORE

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