Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to step down as prime minister

Friday, July 28th, 2017
Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad : Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will have to step down immediately as the result of a corruption case, the country’s Supreme Court ruled today as five judges unanimously disqualified him as an MP. “He is no more eligible to be an honest member of the parliament, and he ceases to be holding the […]

‘Don’t interpret our desire for peace as weakness’: Pak on strikes by India

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Islamabad: Strongly condemning “unprovoked and naked aggression” by India along the LoC, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan’s armed forces are fully capable of defending the territorial integrity of the country. Sharif also warned that Pakistan’s intent for peaceful neighbourhood should not be mistaken as its weakness, Radio Pakistan reported. He said […]

124 students among 126 killed in Taliban attack on school

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Taliban attack

Peshawar : At least 124 students were among 126 people killed today when heavily-armed Arabic speaking Taliban suicide attackers stormed an army-run school, shooting from classroom-to-classroom and taking several hostages using them as human shield in Pakistan’s volatile Peshawar city. A group of 8-10 suicide attackers wearing paramilitary Frontier Corps uniforms entered Army Public School […]

PM Modi invited Sharif, but Pakistan `spoiled the game`: Sushma Swaraj

Friday, September 26th, 2014

New York: After Pakistan’s National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said the talks between New Delhi and Islamabad can happen only if the former takes the initiative, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said it was the Islamic state which “spoiled the game” by talking to Hurriyat leaders. “New (Narendra Modi) government […]

Nawaz Sharif formally elected Pakistan’s Prime Minister

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad : PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif was today formally elected Pakistan’s Prime Minister by an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly, setting the stage for an unprecedented third term as premier. Sharif, 63, received 244 votes in the 342-member lower house of parliament during the election conducted through a division of the House. Makhdoom Amin […]

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