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19 September, 2017 8:00 AM Nawaz Sharif skips Pakistan court hearing on corruption cases

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif today failed to appear before a court hearing corruption cases against him as he was in London to take care of his ailing wife. The accountability court is hearing the corruption cases filed against 67-year-old Sharif after the Supreme Court on July 28 disqualified him in the Panama Papers scandal 41

18 September, 2017 11:57 AM Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest 2018 general elections in Pakistan

LAHORE: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jammat-ud-Dawah will foray into Pakistan's political scene by contesting the 2018 general elections, a senior member of the outfit said, a day after its candidate finished third in a crucial by-poll. Last month, Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a front for the Lashkar-e- Taiba terrorist group that carried out the deadly 46

17 September, 2017 9:12 PM Nawaz Sharif's wife wins Lahore by-poll

LAHORE: Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ailing wife today won the crucial by-election in Lahore that was seen as a test of support for the family after the Supreme Court dismissed Sharif from the office in the Panama Papers scandal. Begum Kulsoom won the NA-120 seat in a close contest with cricket-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan 30

15 September, 2017 8:41 AM Panama Paper verdict: Pakistan Supreme Court dismisses review petition filed by Sharif family

Lahore: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by Nawaz Sharif and his family in the Panama Papers Case verdict of July 28. The country's top court upheld the verdict of dismissal of Nawaz Sharif, reported a leading Pakistani daily. Pakistan Supreme Court also dismissed a similar review petition filed by Finance 44

29 August, 2017 11:26 AM Medical visa to be given to Pakistan child with heart ailment: Sushma Swaraj

“We will give medical visa for his treatment in India,” the External Affairs Minister tweets External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said India would grant medical visa for treatment of a newborn baby from Pakistan whose family said he is suffering from a cardiac ailment. Ms. Swaraj’s assurance to the family from Lahore came after Rohaan’s 28

26 August, 2017 11:32 AM It's time to say goodbye to US aid, says Shahbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Pakistan's Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that it is time to say goodbye to US aid after President Donald Trump made harsh remarks and "exaggerated statements" about the financial assistance to Islamabad. Shahbaz's statement comes days after President Trump alleged that Pakistan received billions of dollars in aid but did not act against 35

23 August, 2017 11:29 AM Pakistan upset over US stand based on ‘false narrative'

Pakistan has been accused by American and Afghan officials of harbouring terrorist sanctuaries -- a charge Islamabad denies. Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday said US President Donald Trump's warning to it was disappointing, adding Washington must work with Islamabad "instead of relying on the false narrative of safe havens". In a new strategy to win America's 305

22 August, 2017 6:34 PM Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz diagnosed with throat cancer: Aide

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz has been diagnosed with throat cancer, PTI quoted an aide saying on Tuesday.  Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz has been diagnosed with throat cancer, PTI quoted an aide saying on Tuesday. The former first lady, who is currently in London, will undergo 71

20 August, 2017 10:42 PM Panamagate: Sharifs snub anti-graft body

Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members failed to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog, for a second time on Sunday. They had earlier given the NAB investigation a skip on Friday. ISLAMABAD: Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members failed to appear before the National 45

17 August, 2017 4:08 AM Hizbul Mujahideen labelled a ‘terror group’

Move by U.S. marks a blow to Pakistan The U.S. on Wednesday designated militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a “foreign terrorist organisation”, nearly two months after declaring the group’s chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist. The designation, which slaps a series of U.S. sanctions on the outfit, came against the backdrop of an upsurge in terror 30