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Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan...

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 16 2018

The PML-N and PPP, two parties which have dominated Pakistan's politics for decades, have both called...

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,...

Pakistani opposition to challenge Khan...

Pakistani opposition to challenge Khan...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 4 2018

The opposition alliance was not believed to have the numbers to block Khan's election

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

Imran Khan's party begins coalition...

Imran Khan's party begins coalition...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 28 2018

Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) won 115 seats in Wednesday's ballot

Rock the vote: Pakistani political music...

Rock the vote: Pakistani political music...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 23 2018

Political parties in Pakistan have used music as a way of spreading slogans and unifying supporters since...

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

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...

Military looms large over divisive Pakistan...

Military looms large over divisive Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 19 2018

The stand-off between Sharif and the military peaked earlier this month, when he was sentenced in absentia...

Police open criminal cases against 17,000...

Police open criminal cases against 17,000...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 17 2018

The military, which has ruled the nuclear-armed country for almost half its history and ended Sharif's...

Pakistan opens terrorism investigation...

Pakistan opens terrorism investigation...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 16 2018

National polls indicate a close race between the ruling PML-N and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Forces behind the scenes

Forces behind the scenes

Mani Shankar Aiyar

Sat, Jul 14 2018

Whoever wins the election, nothing will change for the people of Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif heading back to Pakistan...

Nawaz Sharif heading back to Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Sharif was sentenced by a court in Islamabad last week over the purchase of high-end properties in...

PML-N picks replacement election candidates...

PML-N picks replacement election candidates...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 7 2018

Maryam’s husband and PML-N lawmaker Captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar was handed a year in jail

Imran Khan's PTI gains ground in Pakistan...

Imran Khan's PTI gains ground in Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 5 2018

Khan's political fortunes have improved since PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif was removed as prime minister...

Pakistan court lifts ex-PM's disqualification...

Pakistan court lifts ex-PM's disqualification...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 30 2018

An election commission tribunal had ruled that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi did not declare an accurate...

Pakistan ex-PM banned in one seat as...

Pakistan ex-PM banned in one seat as...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was named prime minister last year after the Supreme Court disqualified then-premier...

Pakistan's younger Sharif launches election...

Pakistan's younger Sharif launches election...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 27 2018

Shahbaz Sharif, a former chief minister of Punjab, is seeking to become prime minister in what would...

Pakistan's 'disqualified' ex-foreign...

Pakistan's 'disqualified' ex-foreign...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 1 2018

Asif, one of Pakistan’s most prominent politicians, is part of Sharif’s inner circle and...

Imran Khan eyes victory as Pakistan...

Imran Khan eyes victory as Pakistan...

South Asia

Sun, May 27 2018

Khan is hoping to achieve a years-long dream of leading the country as its prime minister, and his Pakistan...

Pakistan's interior minister wounded...

Pakistan's interior minister wounded...

South Asia

Sun, May 6 2018

The attacker was arrested immediately after the shooting