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Pakistan opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif...

Pakistan opposition leader Shehbaz...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 5 2018

The country's anti-graft watchdog arrested him in a longstanding corruption case

Nawaz Sharif freed from jail on court...

Nawaz Sharif freed from jail on court...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Sharif was ousted and disqualified from holding office by the Supreme Court in July 2017 and jailed earlier...

Wild celebrations as ousted Pakistan...

Nawaz Sharif, daughter freed from...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The Islamabad High Court suspended the 10-year sentence for Sharif and the seven-year term handed down...

Wife of jailed Nawaz Sharif dies in...

Wife of jailed Nawaz Sharif dies in...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 11 2018

Up until her husband's ouster last year, Kulsoom Sharif had never been a politician, but she memorably...

No Pakistani PM has lasted a whole term,...

No Pakistani PM has lasted a whole term,...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 25 2018

Heads of the Pakistani government have a tradition of never completing a full term

Caged Lion of Punjab: the fall of Pakistan's...

Caged Lion of Punjab: the fall of Pakistan's...

South Asia

Sun, Aug 12 2018

Sharif, imprisoned since mid-July, is starting one of the last chapters of his long career from a cell,...

Former Pakistan PM Sharif moved back...

Former Pakistan PM Sharif moved back...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 1 2018

Sharif was shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad two days ago after he...

PML-N calls for investigation of Pakistan...

PML-N calls for investigation of Pakistan...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 30 2018

Sharif was taken to hospital in Islamabad on Sunday with a possible heart problem

Doctors: Nawaz Sharif should be transferred...

Doctors: Nawaz Sharif should be transferred...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Sharif was handed a 10-year jail term on July 6 by an anti-corruption court in Pakistan

Pakistan election body rejects 'rigging'...

Pak EC rejects 'rigging'...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 26 2018

Despite the technical issues, "these elections were 100% fair and transparent", said Chief...

Pakistan's Imran Khan edges closer to...

Imran Khan edges closer to power

South Asia

Thu, Jul 26 2018

Any potential delays in forming a government would be worrisome, as Pakistan faces a mounting economic...

Pakistan votes after bitter campaign...

Pakistan votes after bitter campaign...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 25 2018

The vote is meant to be a rare democratic transition of power in the nuclear-armed country which has...

Election anticipation in Pakistan

Election anticipation in Pakistan

Sarwar Jahan Chowdhury

Tue, Jul 24 2018

This election will be a game of political personalities 

Pakistan's Imran Khan seeks election...

Pakistan's Imran Khan seeks election...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 24 2018

Khan, 65, has hailed Sharif’s conviction on corruption charges this month as proof democracy is...

PML-N: Nawaz Sharif denied personal...

PML-N: Nawaz Sharif denied personal...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 23 2018

Officials at Adiala jail in Rawalpindi where Sharif is being held could not be reached for comment

Many elections and no superheroes

Many elections and no superheroes

Irfan Chowdhury

Mon, Jul 23 2018

What do elections mean in a state like Pakistan?

Hospitalization of ousted Pakistan PM...

Hospitalization of ousted Pakistan PM...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 23 2018

Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif fell ill on Sunday as he suffered from heart and kidney problems,...

Pakistan court jails Nawaz Sharif aide...

Pakistan court jails Nawaz Sharif aide...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 22 2018

In the election, Abbasi would have faced Khan's close aide Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, who is allied with...

Hardline Islamists push religion to...

Hardline Islamists push religion to...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 22 2018

Liberal and secular-minded Pakistanis say the sheer number of religious party candidates, combined with...

Pakistan gives army broad election powers...

Pakistan gives army broad election powers...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 21 2018

Some political parties objected to the move, saying the military's traditional election duties have...

Pakistan army's long history of political...

Pakistan army's long history of political...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 20 2018

A brief overview of Pakistan’s troubled path to democracy under the shadow of military rule