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Tag: Nawaz Sharif

Maryam Indicates Nawaz Sharif Will Soon Return To Pakistan
Maryam Indicates Nawaz Sharif Will Soon Return To Pakistan

Maryam claimed that the National Accountability Bureau is just delaying the case as it has nothing to prove against her. "All the cases against me are fake and based on lies."

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif Asked To Surrender By September 10

Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Tuesday gave a “last chance” to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to surrender and appear before it on September 10 for hearing in a corruption case against him, according to media reports. Sharif, 70, has been in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission […]

Pak's Anti-Corruption Watchdog Files Fresh Cases Against Sharif, Gilani, Zardari In Money Laundering Case

Islamabad: Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog on Monday filed fresh cases against former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Yousuf Raza Gilani and former president Asif Ali Zardari for misuse of authority and buying vehicles given by foreign leaders as gifts. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed the cases in an accountability court in Islamabad. According to NAB, […]

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Leaves For London In Air Ambulance

Lahore: Ailing former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday left for London from here in an air ambulance for further treatment. He was accompanied by his brother, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and other personnel, including his personal physician Adnan Khan, reports Dawn news. The air ambulance, which arrived from Doha early […]

Court Allows Sharif To Travel Abroad For 4 Weeks

Lahore: The Lahore High Court has allowed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for four weeks for medical treatment, adding that the duration could be extended based on medical reports. In a blow to the incumbent government, which had placed a condition of indemnity bonds for Sharif’s travel, the court on Saturday […]

Sharif granted bail in 2nd corruption case till Oct 29

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has granted bail on medical grounds to ailing former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds in the Al Azizia corruption case till October 29. The IHC’s move on Saturday came a day after the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday granted bail to Sharif also on medical […]

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Graft case: Pakistan court rejects Nawaz's plea for bail

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Thursday turned down former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s bail plea on medical grounds in a corruption case. A two-member bench pronounced the verdict after hearing the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader’s counsel and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor, Dawn newspaper reported. Sharif was sentenced in December 2018 to […]

Nobody knows who runs Pakistan, says Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the biggest problem for India in its relations with Pakistan is to find “who is running the country” and should be engaged for talks. In an interview to India TV’s Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma in front of nearly 2,500 people at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium […]

Nawaz Sharif moves SC for extension of 6-week bail

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sought an extension of the six-week bail granted to him by the Supreme Court on medical grounds. In the plea Sharif said a review petition was filed in the apex court over its March 26 decision of granting the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader bail for […]

Pakistan court suspends jail terms of Sharifs

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar in a corruption case. Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb gave the ruling on petitions filed by the three challenging the July verdict against them, Geo News reported. […]

Nawaz's wife dies in London

London: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former and now jailed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away in a hospital here on Tuesday after months of battle with cancer, the family said. She is survived by her husband and four children, Hassan, Hussain, Maryam and Asma. Kulsoom was placed on life support earlier in the […]

Red Corner Notices sought against Nawaz Sharif's sons

Islamabad: Pakistan has approached Interpol for issuing Red Corner Notices against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, the media reported on Saturday. The jailed leaders’ sons were declared proclaimed offenders by an accountability court after they failed to appear despite repeated orders to face the all three graft references –filed against them […]

Sharif's graft cases hearing adjourned till August 1

Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Monday adjourned till August 1 hearing against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the Al Azizia and Flagship corruption cases. The session was presided over by Accountability Court Judge Mohammad Bashir who decided to adjourn the hearing and said he would wait for the Islamabad High Court’s decision […]

Imran Khan seeks support from Independents to form government

Islamabad: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which emerged as the single largest party but short of simple majority in the National Assembly elections, was yet to seek formal support from smaller parties or Independents to form the next government. Earlier, the party leaders had maintained that they will not need support of any other party, the […]

Political bigwigs suffer shocking defeats in Pakistan polls

Islamabad: Many political bigwigs in Pakistan suffered shocking defeats in the national elections even as votes were still being counted, with former Prime Ministers Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Yousaf Raza Gilani, and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari losing their strongholds. While the preliminary results from different parts of the country had good […]

Pakistan SC extends deadline for completion of Sharif's trial

Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court has extended the deadline given to an accountability court for the completion of trial in corruption references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law. A two-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar, on Sunday also allowed Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz to visit […]

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Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office or contesting elections for lifetime in a landmark verdict that will change the course of the country’s political history. Justice Umar Ata Bandiyal read out the verdict delivered unanimously by a five-judge bench, puncturing the political future of Sharif, […]

Sharif re-elected 'unopposed' as PML-N president

Islamabad:  Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday was re-elected “unopposed” as the president of the ruling PML-N on Tuesday, reclaiming his position as the head of his namesake party. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Sharif’s papers for party president in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) while no other candidate […]

Nawaz Sharif's wife discharged from London hospital

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment in London, has been discharged from a hospital here and her further treatment, including chemotherapy, would start next week. Nawaz underwent a third operation for lymphoma, for which she was diagnosed last month, on September 21. “Shukar Alhamdulillah, Ammi (Kulsoom […]

Sharif may be re-elected PML-N chief

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to be re-elected as the president of his PML-N party next week under a new proposed law that will allow a disqualified lawmaker to take over reins of a political party. Sharif had to step down as the head of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz after the […]

Arrest warrants against former Pakistan PM's children

Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in Pakistan issued arrest warrants on Tuesday against the three children and son-in-law of the former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after they failed to appear for a hearing. The court also announced that it would indict next week Nawaz Sharif for corruption, reports Efe news. “Judge Mohammed Bashir issued arrest warrants […]

Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan

Islamabad: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday, a month after he went to the UK to be with his wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment. Sharif arrived at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport here at 7.30 a.m. where he was received by senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party […]

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Sharif to return to Pakistan tomorrow: PML-N

Lahore: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif will return to Pakistan tomorrow to face corruption and money laundering cases against him in the accountability court. Sharif had gone to London to see his ailing wife who underwent three throat cancer surgeries. Sharif, 67, was disqualified by the Supreme Court on July 28 in the Panama Papers case. […]

Panama verdict: Pakistan SC dismisses Sharifs' review petitions

Islamabad: In a massive setback to Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by the deposed Prime Minister and his children against the July 28 Panama Papers judgment. A five-judge SC bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa had taken up the petitions seeking review of the court’s ruling […]

New Pakistan interim PM is Nawaz Sharif's confidante

New Delhi: He refused to testify against the now-ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in 1999 after General Musharraf staged a coup, landing himself in a military jail. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has remained loyal to his political master ever since. Now, after nearly two decades, his master has chosen him to step into his shoes, though […]