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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Elected Pakistan's Interim Prime Minister - Huffington Post India

LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan after he bagged 221 votes during the voting in the National Assembly (NA) called by President Mamnoon Hussain after the Supreme ...and more »

Abbasi takes oath as PM - The Nation

Pakistani ruling party lawmakers on Tuesday waved posters of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and chanted his name after electing a close ally to replace the leader removed in a Supreme Court ruling last week. "Nawaz Sharif! ... Lion, lion Nawaz ...and more »

Moody's expresses fears about continuity of policies - DAWN.com

ISLAMABAD: The New York-based credit rating agency Moody's on Tuesday expressed fears that Nawaz Sharif's disqualification as a member of parliament in the Panama Papers case could pose risks to continuity of policies in Pakistan and might impact ...and more »

The ouster in Pakistan is actually a glimmer of hope - Washington Post

ONCE AGAIN, Pakistanis are being reminded of an unfortunate pattern. In the nation's 70-year history, not one prime minister has served out a full five-year term. They have been thrown out by military coups and dismissed by judges. The latest example ...and more »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan - DAWN.com

PML-N's Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan in an oath-taking ceremony held at President House on Tuesday. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Abbasi. Abbasi was elected prime minister by lawmakers in the ...and more »

'You are human, Mian Sahib' - DAWN.com

As the PML-N licks its near-fatal wound it must also be asking whether it could rise phoenix-like from the ashes of the Supreme Court's verdict against Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and one of his closest confidantes. One of the first hints of ...and more »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as interim prime minister - Aljazeera.com

Pakistan's parliament has elected Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's new prime minister, after a Supreme Court decision last week disqualified Nawaz Sharif, his predecessor, over allegations he lied on a wealth declaration. Abbasi, who belongs to ...and more »

Pakistani PM disqualified by court over Panama Papers links - Center for Public Integrity

This photo released by Pakistan's Muslim League shows Pakistani ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing a party in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, July 29, 2017. Pakistan's deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed his disappointment over ...and more »

Another Sharif as CM not acceptable to PA opposition - DAWN.com

LAHORE: Opposition in the Punjab Assembly on Monday took exception to, what they called, 'strange demand' by their colleagues on the treasury benches that only a member of the Sharif family be the chief minister of Punjab if incumbent chief minister ...and more »

Will resign if any statement in my money trail is found to be false: Imran Khan - DAWN.com

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) 'thanksgiving day' celebrations were held on Sunday at Islamabad's Parade Ground, attended by a jubilant Imran Khan and the party's senior leadership. The PTI chairman had announced to observe a "thanksgiving day to ...and more »