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Former Pakistani PM Abbasi

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi

South Asia

Thu, Jul 18 2019

Abbasi, who served for less than a year following the resignation of former premier Nawaz Sharif in 2017,...

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's top court, election panel...

Pakistan's top court, election panel...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Under Pakistan's election rules, candidates can contest several constituencies

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 appoints former chief justice...

Pakistan appoints former chief justice...

South Asia

Mon, May 28 2018

The current government's tenure will end on May 31

Pakistan's interior minister wounded...

Pakistan's interior minister wounded...

South Asia

Sun, May 6 2018

The attacker was arrested immediately after the shooting

US defence chief arrives in Pakistan...

US defence chief arrives in Pakistan...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 4 2017

Pakistan, which has long harboured fears of encirclement by arch-rival India, has also bristled at Trump's...

Pakistan vows cooperation with US in...

Pakistan vows cooperation with US in...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 25 2017

During a short part of the meeting available to media, Tillerson told the Pakistani delegation that the...

Pakistan gives Tillerson frosty welcome...

Pakistan gives Tillerson frosty welcome...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 24 2017

The US-Pakistan relationship has waxed and waned dramatically since Trump took office in January

Pakistan's ruling party nominates Nawaz...

Pakistan's ruling party nominates Nawaz...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 3 2017

Sharif has appeared before an anti-corruption court and is expected to be indicted next week, along with...

Nawaz Sharif appears before Pakistan...

Nawaz Sharif appears before Pakistan...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 26 2017

Two of Sharif's sons are also due to appear before a NAB court, as well as Finance Minister Ishaq Dar,...

Pakistan's skydiving PM seen soothing...

Pakistan's skydiving PM seen soothing...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 9 2017

US-educated Abbasi has been frank about Sharif's role as the power behind the throne but those close...

Ousted Nawaz Sharif starts defiant caravan...

Ousted Nawaz Sharif starts defiant caravan...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 9 2017

Pakistan's new prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a close Sharif ally, said the former leader was...

Pakistan ruling party drops plans for...

Pakistan ruling party drops plans for...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 9 2017

Sharif, 68, was disqualified by the Supreme Court last month but kept his grip on the ruling Pakistan...

Pakistan's new PM forms cabinet with...

Pakistan's new PM forms cabinet with...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 4 2017

Since Abbasi's election, however, the party leadership no longer seems sure about that plan, as some...

Interim Pakistan PM may stay put amid...

Interim Pakistan PM may stay put amid...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 4 2017

Opposition politicians have slammed Nawaz's plans as dynastic, with opposition party leader Imran Khan...

Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi...

Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 1 2017

Abbasi is the former federal minister for petroleum and natural resources, and a businessman who launched...