19 Sep 2018
A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending their prison sentences for corruption pending an appeal hearing, his lawyer said.
26 Jun 2018
The younger brother of Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif launched his party's election campaign Tuesday with vows to deliver massive infrastructure projects to boost the nation's economy. Pakistan will hold a general election on July 25 pitting the Pakistani Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) against its main rival, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, led by cricket star-turned-politician…
30 Jul 2017
The ruling party named Sharif's younger brother Shahbaz as his successor over the weekend, but he must first enter Parliament by contesting the seat left vacant by Sharif.
29 Jul 2017
Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif named his brother Shahbaz, the chief minister of Punjab province, as his successor and nominated ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as an interim premier in a defiant speech Saturday.
28 Jul 2017
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time in a chequered political career.
25 Jun 2017
At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that erupted after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early Sunday and crowds rushed to collect fuel, an official said.
12 Nov 2016
The blast hit a crowd of worshippers participating in a ceremony at the shrine of the Sufi saint Shah Noorani in Khuzdar district, some 750 kilometres (460 miles) south of provincial capital Quetta.
30 Oct 2016
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday sacked Information Minister Pervez Rasheed over the issue.
9 Jul 2016
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned home from London on Saturday after undergoing successful open heart surgery in the British capital, officials said.
31 May 2016
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif successfully underwent open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his daughter said.
28 May 2016
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is to undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his second major cardiac medical procedure in five years, his daughter said.