Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif arrested as he arrives home ahead of polls

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif was arrested on his return to the country Friday, where he faces 10 years in prison for corruption.

Pakistan announces general elections on July 25: presidential spokesman

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 11:10 GMT

Pakistan will hold general elections on July 25, a presidential spokesman said Saturday.

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 02:35 GMT

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition to disqualify cricket hero and opposition leader Imran Khan from parliament for not declaring assets.

Pakistani court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Sharif

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 08:08 GMT

A Pakistani court issued an arrest warrant for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear before the court over anti-corruption allegations.

Pakistan's ruling party nominates ousted PM Sharif to lead it

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 06:40 GMT

The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) party on Monday nominated ousted premier Nawaz Sharif as its leader.

Former Pakistani PM's wife contests by-election

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 11:00 GMT

The wife of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will contest a parliamentary by-election Sunday .

Pakistanis vote in by-election seen as test of support for ousted PM Sharif

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 08:57 GMT

Pakistanis began casting votes on Sunday for the parliamentary seat vacated by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Former Pakistan PM Sharif launches defiant procession

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 03:01 GMT

Nawaz Sharif led a defiant procession Wednesday to his party's stronghold in the eastern city of Lahore as thousands rallied along the route.

Pakistan: New cabinet takes oath

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 11:04 GMT

Members of the new federal cabinet took oath at a ceremony organized at the Presidency in Islamabad on Friday morning, Dawn newspaper reported.

Pakistani opposition derides ousted PM's choice of successor

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 11:38 GMT

Pakistani opposition party leader Imran Khan on Saturday derided ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's choice of his brother to eventually succeed him.

Pakistan's Supreme Court ousts PM Sharif over corruption claims

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 - 10:55 GMT

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who resigned after the court ruled he was unfit to hold office

IMF says Pakistan outlook 'favourable', warns of risks

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 10:46 GMT

(IMF) said the outlook for Pakistan's economy was "favourable", citing Chinese infrastructure investments among reasons for growth.