Tag: Pakistan

staffDecember 1, 2017

Attackers storm Pakistan college

Several people are reported to be injured after gunmen stormed a college in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. At least ...

staffNovember 27, 2017

Pakistan minister resigns after violent Islamist protests

Pakistan’s law minister Zahid Hamid has resigned, state media reported Monday, meeting a key demand of Islamist protesters who have ...

staffOctober 26, 2017

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex PM Sharif

A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in two cases of corruption spiralling ...

staffOctober 9, 2017

Pakistan: Ex-PM’s son-in-law freed amid graft probe

KARACHI, Pakistan – An anti-corruption court on Monday released on bail the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law in multiple ...

staffSeptember 20, 2017

Pakistan issues arrest warrant for finance minister

KARACHI, Pakistan – A judge on Wednesday ordered the arrest of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after he failed to appear ...

staffAugust 19, 2017

State funeral for Pakistan’s Mother Teresa

A state funeral has been held in Pakistan for a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to battling ...

staffAugust 2, 2017

Viral Indian song makes political waves in Pakistan

A popular Indian folk song with many satirical takes has gone viral in Pakistan after a group parodied it to ...

staffJuly 29, 2017

Brother of ousted Sharif lined up to take over

The brother of ousted Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif has been lined up to take over as prime minister. The ruling ...

staffJuly 28, 2017

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns over verdict

Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to disqualify him ...

staffJuly 17, 2017

Pakistan court assesses PM Nawaz Sharif wealth claims

Pakistan’s Supreme Court is considering corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, amid mounting pressure over his family’s wealth. The ...