Nawaz Sharif

Govt blocks opposition's bid to undo Elections Act clause

The government on Tuesday comfortably blocked opposition's move to undo a clause in the Elections Act 2017 that made it possible for deposed prime …

Government

Panama Papers case: Pakistan court starts proceedings to declare Finance Minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender

<b>Islamabad:</b> An accountability court ordered initiation of proceedings to declare Pakistan's embattled Finance Minister Ishaq Dar as a proclaimed …

Corruption

Lets join hands to tackle smog in Punjab:Shahbaz to Amarinder

Lahore, Nov 21 (PTI) Chief Minister of Pakistans Punjab province Shehbaz Sharif has written to his Indian counterpart Amarinder Singh and invited him …

Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif’s love can’t remove from people’s heart: Maryam

Nawaz Sharif’s daughter and PML-N leader Mayram Nawaz claimed that no force can remove the love of Nawaz Sharif from people’s heart as he was the …

Pakistan

Nawaz reaches Islamabad, convenes informal consultative meeting of PML-N

Lahore November 21 (Online): Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reached Islamabad to preside over an informal consultative meeting of …

Pakistan

Rs 200bn to ruling MPs: PTI urges SC, ECP to take notice

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday urged the Supreme Court and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to take notice of the …

Pakistan

Ace boxer Waseem might quit representing Pakistan due to lack of funds, support

The unbeaten World Boxing Council's (WBC) Silver Flyweight Champion, Pakistan's Muhammad Waseem, expressed disappointment again over the lack of …

Boxing

You are a puppet yourself: Maryam

ISLAMABAD - Responding quickly to Imran Khan’s tweet in which he called Shahid Khaqan Abbasi a puppet prime minister, Maryam Nawaz said not Abbasi …

Imran Khan

Hostage to the ‘faith mafia’

It has been almost two weeks and the federal capital of Pakistan is under siege. A sit-in at Faizabad interchange has actually halted the traffic and …

Stephen Hawking

Maryam, Hamza on public-contact drive in Lahore

LAHORE - Both the young Sharifs, Maryam Nawaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, came out on a public-contact drive in the city yesterday.<p>Maryam Nawaz …

Pakistan

N in 2018 elections: Kirmani

PML-N senior leaders Asif Kirmani on Sunday said the opponents would not be able to compete with Pakistan Muslim League-N in upcoming 2018 …

Pakistan

Panama Papers case: Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif, family members may face travel restrictions

Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and four of his family members can soon be barred from leaving Pakistan in connection with the Panama Papers case as the …

Corruption

Conspiracies to defeat PML-N in next poll to be failed: Maryam

Lahore: Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that conspiracy to defeat PML-N in next general polls would never be …

Pakistan

Who’s unstoppable?

According to some analysts, Imran Khan is unstoppable because the Miltablishment has levelled the field and carpeted the road for him to the prime …

Imran Khan

`Fragile' Pakistan Says It Can Weather the Financial Storm

Pakistan’s Prime Minister and central bank say the nation can weather the strain of its widening external deficits and shrinking foreign-exchange …

Economy

Saudi purge finds echoes in Pakistan’s internal politics

The unprecedented purge targeting royals in Saudi Arabia, initiated by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has also had the effect of creating ripples …

Middle East

Pakistan court begins trial of Sharif, family members

A Pakistani anti-graft court on Wednesday formally began trial of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in corruption cases …

Pakistan

CJP Nisar rejects Nawaz Sharif's plea to club references

Chief of Pakistan has rejected ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif 's plea to club all three corruption references against him filed by National …

Pakistan

Ahmadi community fears becoming election scapegoat in Pakistan

Crammed into buses and mini-vans, more than 10,000 Pakistanis traveled to a mosque on the outskirts of the small Punjabi town of Rabwah, for the sole …

Islam

PML-N needs acumen to counter mounting challenges

LAHORE - What scenario is going to emerge in the political landscape of the country in the months to come depends on the wisdom and strategy PML-N …

Pakistan

Mugabe latest leader over years taken into custody

Zimbabwe's army has taken President Robert Mugabe and his wife into custody, triggering speculation of a military coup, though the military's …

Sharm el-Sheikh

How today’s despots and kleptocrats hide their stolen wealth

On Oct. 27, the vice president and heir apparent to the tiny oil-rich West African state of Equatorial Guinea was convicted in a Paris court of money laundering and embezzlement. At stake is Vice President Teodorin Obaing’s $200 million Paris mansion, a 220-foot yacht and a fleet of luxury cars, …

U.S. Politics

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif’s plea to club three corruption references into one dismissed

The former prime minister had alleged that holding various trials on a single allegation violated his fundamental rights.<p>Chief Justice of Pakistan …

Corruption

Clubbing corruption references: Nawaz challenges NAB court's verdict in IHC

Nawaz Sharif has challenged the verdict of accountability court regarding clubbing all three references into one in Islamabad High Court (IHC) …

Pakistan

Maryam criticises courts' 'special treatment' for Imran

Minutes after an anti-terrorism court granted bail to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in four under-trial cases, Pakistan Muslim …

Pakistan

Ishaq Dar likely to lose ministerial slot

ISLAMABAD - Finance Minister Ishaq Dar , once the most powerful men in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government, is likely to be removed from …

Pakistan

Imran vows to put Sharifs and Zardari in jail

TAUNSA SHARIF - Issuing a stern warning to his political rivals – Sharifs and Zardari , PTI chief Imran Khan said Saturday that he would send them to …

Pakistan

Red warrants may be issued against Hussain, Hassan

ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Accountability Court is likely to declare Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz proclaimed offenders on the next date of hearing …

Pakistan

Getting rid of Nawaz not solution of crises: Hashmi

Seasoned politician Javed Hashmi has said that getting rid of Nawaz Sharif is not solution to crises faced by the country and its people.<p>Talking to …

Pakistan

IHC to hear plea seeking Khawaja Asif's disqualification on Monday

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) is set to hear disqualification petition against Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Monday for alleged attempt to cover …

Pakistan