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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 »

Abbasi's nomination as interim PM challenged in SC - Daily Times;

Abbasi's nomination as interim PM challenged in SC - Daily Times

Daily TimesAbbasi's nomination as interim PM challenged in SCDaily TimesLAHORE: The nomination of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister has been challenged in Lahore registry of the Supreme Court (SC). A plea filed by local lawyer Syed Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi on ...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 »

Sharif's party accuses Imran of submitting fake documents in SC - The Navhind Times

Sharif's party accuses Imran of submitting fake documents in SCThe Navhind TimesOusted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's party Monday accused Opposition leader Imran Khan of submitting fake documents in the foreign funding case against him in the Supreme Court after the cricketer-turned- politician vowed to resign if found ...and more »

'Article 62 and 63 shouldn't be repealed, will accept if disqualified' - DunyaNews Pakistan;

'Article 62 and 63 shouldn't be repealed, will accept if disqualified' - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews Pakistan'Article 62 and 63 shouldn't be repealed, will accept if disqualified'DunyaNews PakistanISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan supported the Article 62 and 63 in the constitution, adding that he will accept if the apex court disqualifies him in London flat case. In an interview with Kamran Shahid, ...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 »

The verdict & unseen hand of Generals - The Tribune

The verdict & unseen hand of GeneralsThe TribunePakistan's superior courts have often commented on difficulties in legally applying ideals of conduct to concrete cases. The qualities of leadership are rooted in the Islamic concept of righteous rulers, so no politcal party has amended these. Nawaz ...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 »

National Assembly to pick 18th prime minister today - Geo News, Pakistan;

National Assembly to pick 18th prime minister today - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanNational Assembly to pick 18th prime minister todayGeo News, PakistanISLAMABAD: Following disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court, the National Assembly of Pakistan will pick the country's eighteenth prime minister on Tuesday (tomorrow), for which major political parties have already fielded their ...and more »