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Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral

Pakistani authorities on Wednesday temporarily released former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter from prison to attend funeral services for his wife, Kulsoom, who died of cancer the day before in London.

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia last week to 10 years in prison by a corruption court.

Pakistan's interior minister wounded in gun attack

Pakistan's interior minister wounded in gun attack

Junior interior minister Talal Chaudhry said Ahsan Iqbal was hit by a bullet in his arm in the attack in Narowal district, his constituency in central Punjab province.

Pakistan finance minister takes sick leave

Pakistan finance minister takes sick leave

Ishaq Dar came under the radar of an inquiry sparked by the Panama Papers leak last year which centred on discrepancies between the income of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his lavish lifestyle.

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Sharif: lawyer

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Sharif: lawyer

A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in two cases of corruption spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, his lawyers said.

Pakistan's ousted PM Sharif ‘back with full force’ as party chief

Pakistan's ousted PM Sharif ‘back with full force’ as party chief

Pakistan's ruling party on Tuesday re-elected ousted premier Nawaz Sharif as its leader, saying he was ‘back with full force’, a day after using its parliamentary majority to amend a law to allow him to re-take the job.

Catalan leader threatens independence after chaotic vote

Catalan leader threatens independence after chaotic vote

Catalonia's overwhelming vote for independence looked set to increase tensions between Madrid and the powerful region after a defiant referendum marred by violence.

Ex-Pakistani PM appears before anti-corruption court

Ex-Pakistani PM appears before anti-corruption court

Sacked Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made a second appearance before an anti-corruption court Monday, as reports said he was expected to be indicted on corruption ...

‘Interim’ Pakistan PM may stay put amid doubts over Sharif's brother

‘Interim’ Pakistan PM may stay put amid doubts over Sharif's brother

Interim Pakistani leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took control of prime ministerial duties on Thursday after a guard of honour amid growing uncertainty that the brother of ousted leader Nawaz Sharif ...

Pakistan to start fencing off border with Afghanistan

Pakistan to start fencing off border with Afghanistan

Pakistan on Sunday began fencing off its 2430-kilometre border with Afghanistan to restrict the movement of Islamist militants and end allegations of cross-border incursions.

Pakistan vows revenge after week of bombings, blasts

Pakistan vows revenge after week of bombings, blasts

Pakistan's political and military leaders on Friday said they would go to any length to crush extremists after more than 100 people were killed in a latest wave of violence this week ending a period of fragile calm.

Pakistan 'completely rejects' Indian claim of border strikes

Pakistan 'completely rejects' Indian claim of border strikes

Pakistan "completely rejected" India's claim to have sent troops across its disputed border in Kashmir to kill suspected militants, as India evacuated villages near the frontier amid concerns about a military escalation.