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RPT-WhatsApp enforcer: Brother of ousted Pakistani PM to bring new style - Reuters

RPT-WhatsApp enforcer: Brother of ousted Pakistani PM to bring new styleReutersISLAMABAD/LAHORE, Pakistan, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Politics is a family business in Pakistan and ousted leader Nawaz Sharif has looked no further than his brother Shahbaz for a successor, but the prime minister-in-waiting is no carbon copy and is likely to ...and more »

PTI admitted getting prohibited funds: petitioner's counsel - The News International;

PTI admitted getting prohibited funds: petitioner's counsel - The News International

The News InternationalPTI admitted getting prohibited funds: petitioner's counselThe News InternationalISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday observed that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was not clear in the matter of foreign funding and said that the Election Commission of Pakistan had the right to have an inquiry in this regard. The apex ...and more »

Full of questions - The News International

Full of questionsThe News InternationalFor a judgment that is so sweeping in its effects – forcing the removal of a sitting prime minister – it seems it was based on very narrow grounds. This is the conclusion that many legal commentators seem to have reached after former prime minister ...and more »

Pakistan's Prime Minister Has Been Sent Packing. So What's Next? - The National Interest Online;

Pakistan's Prime Minister Has Been Sent Packing. So What's Next? - The National Interest Online

The National Interest OnlinePakistan's Prime Minister Has Been Sent Packing. So What's Next?The National Interest OnlineThe Pakistani military now finds itself in a familiar position—firmly ensconced in the catbird seat. Michael Kugelman. July 31, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. For Nawaz Sharif, the third time was definitely not the charm. On July 28 ...and more »

45-day PM takes the reins today - Daily Times

45-day PM takes the reins todayDaily TimesISLAMABAD: Five days after the Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified Nawaz Sharif in Panamagate case, the parliament is all set to elect Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) backed Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister for about 45 days, ...and more »

What's Next: Aug 1, 2017 - The Straits Times;

What's Next: Aug 1, 2017 - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesWhat's Next: Aug 1, 2017The Straits TimesShahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab Province, gestures after appearing before a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in Islamabad, Pakistan on June 17, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 3 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet ...and more »

In line with SC judgment: NAB to file references against Sharifs by Sep 8 - The Express Tribune;

In line with SC judgment: NAB to file references against Sharifs by Sep 8 - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneIn line with SC judgment: NAB to file references against Sharifs by Sep 8The Express TribuneISLAMABAD: The country's top corruption watchdog will file four separate references against the deposed prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, his three children, son-in-law, and former finance minister by September 8. In its July 28 landmark judgment in the ...and more »

Papers filed for Pak interim PM - Gulf Today

Papers filed for Pak interim PMGulf TodayISLAMABAD: Six candidates on Monday filed their nomination papers for the Pakistan interim prime minister's election to be held on Tuesday, the National Assembly (NA) secretariat's officials said. The opposition failed to agree on one nominee, with ...and more »

NAB decides to file four references against Sharifs - Pakistan Today;

NAB decides to file four references against Sharifs - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodayNAB decides to file four references against SharifsPakistan TodayThe National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday decided to file four references in the accountability courts of Islamabad and Rawalpindi in compliance of the Supreme Court judgment announced July 28, 2017, regarding the Panama Papers case.and more »

Exit Nawaz - Greater Kashmir;

Exit Nawaz - Greater Kashmir

Greater KashmirExit NawazGreater KashmirSupreme Court of Pakistan's verdict causing Nawaz Sharif's exit may have a wider impact than being Pak-specific. It is already causing ripples across subcontinental divide. While the verdict is being debated in political and legal circles in Pakistan ...and more »

Talking Turkey: Pak melodrama is full of twists - Deccan Chronicle;

Talking Turkey: Pak melodrama is full of twists - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleTalking Turkey: Pak melodrama is full of twistsDeccan ChronicleMr Nawaz Sharif and his children will be subjected to further legal proceedings, which promise to be a long process. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. So another Prime Minister of Pakistan has been knocked off his pedestal, this time through a court order ...and more »

Election , Oath taking of new PM today - International News Network;

Election , Oath taking of new PM today - International News Network

International News NetworkElection , Oath taking of new PM todayInternational News NetworkISLAMABAD: The election of new Prime Minister of the counry will be held in the Parliament House today(Tuesday). For this purpose President Mamnoon Hussain has called the session of National Assembly at 3:00 PM. After the disqualification of former ...and more »

Timeline: Events Leading up to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's Ouster - Yahoo India News;

Timeline: Events Leading up to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's Ouster - Yahoo India News

Yahoo India NewsTimeline: Events Leading up to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's OusterYahoo India NewsThe prime minister's fall follows revelations in the so-called "Panama Papers" last year, which revealed Sharif's family had bought posh London apartments through offshore companies. More. Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned on ...and more »

With Sharif's Ouster, Pakistan Takes a Step Backward - American Enterprise Institute

With Sharif's Ouster, Pakistan Takes a Step BackwardAmerican Enterprise InstituteUnlike most countries in South Asia, the Islamic republic won't allow democracy to take root. View related content: Asia, Foreign and Defense Policy, India/Afghanistan/Pakistan. As Pakistan approaches the 70th anniversary of its founding next month, it ...and more »

Shahid Abbasi Named Interim Prime Minister of Pakistan - India West;

Shahid Abbasi Named Interim Prime Minister of Pakistan - India West

India WestShahid Abbasi Named Interim Prime Minister of PakistanIndia WestFile photo of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi talking with media representatives at his office in Islamabad Oct. 8, 2013. Abbasi has been named interim prime minister of Pakistan following the Supreme Court's removal of Nawaz Sharif from office. (Farooq ...and more »

PAT moves ECP for barring Nawaz from chairing party meetings - Pakistan Today;

PAT moves ECP for barring Nawaz from chairing party meetings - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodayPAT moves ECP for barring Nawaz from chairing party meetingsPakistan TodayPakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has filed a petition in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for barring Nawaz Sharif from presiding over the meeting of PML-N and nullifying the decision taken in the meeting held under him. Ishtiaq Chaudhry advocate from ...and more »

Judiciary's coup - The Indian Express;

Judiciary's coup - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressJudiciary's coupThe Indian ExpressEvery once in a while Pakistan's contested legacy of a state founded in the name of “Islam” bursts into the public realm to threaten the country's fragile democratic culture. From its laws of evidence which deny equal status to the testimony of Muslim ...and more »

Panama case: NAB body approves filing four references - DunyaNews Pakistan;

Panama case: NAB body approves filing four references - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews PakistanPanama case: NAB body approves filing four referencesDunyaNews PakistanISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is getting on with complying with order of Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) as its chief Qamar Zaman Chaudhry presided over a meeting of top officials on Monday who approved filing four ...and more »

Why PM Nawaz was not ousted on corruption charges? - DunyaNews Pakistan (blog);

Why PM Nawaz was not ousted on corruption charges? - DunyaNews Pakistan (blog)

DunyaNews Pakistan (blog)Why PM Nawaz was not ousted on corruption charges?DunyaNews Pakistan (blog)Muhammad Nawaz Sharif served in office for three periods; 6 November 1990 – 18 July 1993, 17 February 1997 – 12 October 1999 and 5 June 2013 – 28 July 2017. All three of his tenures as PM came to an abrupt end under a cloud of uncertainty and ...and more »

Imran Khan, Nisar 'coincidentally' meet at restaurant in Islamabad - Daily Pakistan;

Imran Khan, Nisar 'coincidentally' meet at restaurant in Islamabad - Daily Pakistan

Daily PakistanImran Khan, Nisar 'coincidentally' meet at restaurant in IslamabadDaily PakistanISLAMABAD – Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan held a 'coincidental' meeting at a restaurant in the federal capital. According to media reports, Imran Khan and Chaudhry Nisar met accidentally ...and more »