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

What'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. 2 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan's PM-in-waiting and Dynastic Heir - Yahoo India News;

Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan's PM-in-waiting and Dynastic Heir - Yahoo India News

Yahoo India NewsShehbaz Sharif, Pakistan's PM-in-waiting and Dynastic HeirYahoo India NewsShehbaz Sharif was named as his brother's successor on Saturday, becoming heir to the Sharif political dynasty — but first, he will have to contest elections to win a national assembly seat. More. Islamabad: Mian Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan's ...and more »

Abbasi, Pakistan's Interim PM, is Loyal Placeholder for Sharif Dynasty - Yahoo India News;

Abbasi, Pakistan's Interim PM, is Loyal Placeholder for Sharif Dynasty - Yahoo India News

Yahoo India NewsAbbasi, Pakistan's Interim PM, is Loyal Placeholder for Sharif DynastyYahoo India NewsShahid Khaqan Abbasi is due to be rubber stamped as prime minister until Nawaz Sharif's younger brother Shehbaz Sharif can be elected to the national assembly to become Pakistan's next prime minister. More. Islamabad: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is set ...and more »

Imran Khan vows to make Pakistan a welfare state - gulfnews.com;

Imran Khan vows to make Pakistan a welfare state - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comImran Khan vows to make Pakistan a welfare stategulfnews.comOpposition leader Imran Khan waves to supporters as he arrives to attend a celebration rally after Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office, in Islamabad, Pakistan July 30, 2017. Published: 21:03 July 31, 2017 Gulf News.and more »

Pakistan After Sharif - Foreign Affairs;

Pakistan After Sharif - Foreign Affairs

Foreign AffairsPakistan After SharifForeign AffairsOn Friday, Pakistan's top court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding any public office after finding him guilty in a massive corruption case. After the Supreme Court referred the evidence that it had gathered in its investigation to ...and more »

Tahirul Qadri to return to Pakistan on August 8 - The Nation;

Tahirul Qadri to return to Pakistan on August 8 - The Nation

The NationTahirul Qadri to return to Pakistan on August 8The NationLAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri is due here on Aug 8, a core committee announcement said on Monday. It said the chairman has postponed all foreign engagements and is due here on Aug 8. Secretary-general Nawaz ...and more »

PML-N to file review petition challenging Nawaz Sharif's disqualification in Panama Papers case - Firstpost;

PML-N to file review petition challenging Nawaz Sharif's disqualification in Panama Papers case - Firstpost

FirstpostPML-N to file review petition challenging Nawaz Sharif's disqualification in Panama Papers caseFirstpostIslamabad: Pakistan's ruling PML-N party will file a review petition against the disqualification of its leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif next week, according to a media report. Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday disqualified 67-year-old ...and more »

6 candidates in race for Pakistan's PM poll - Times of India;

6 candidates in race for Pakistan's PM poll - Times of India

Times of India6 candidates in race for Pakistan's PM pollTimes of IndiaISLAMABAD: Pakistan's opposition parties on Monday failed to agree on a joint candidate against PML-N's Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for the prime minister's election, with six candidates filing their nomination papers for the polls scheduled to be held on ...and more »

Rana Sana hopes Nawaz will be back - SAMAA TV News Pakistan;

Rana Sana hopes Nawaz will be back - SAMAA TV News Pakistan

SAMAA TV News PakistanRana Sana hopes Nawaz will be backSAMAA TV News PakistanISLAMABAD: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Monday that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif still has a chance to become the premier yet again. Speaking to media personnel, the law minister said that PML-N would request the Supreme Court ...and more »

WhatsApp enforcer: Brother of ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to bring new style - Reuters;

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

ReutersWhatsApp enforcer: Brother of ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to bring new styleReutersISLAMABAD/LAHORE, Pakistan (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 usher ...and more »