Articles about Pakistan Muslim League

Who's Shehbaz Sharif? Key facts about his life, political career

10 Apr 2022

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Who's Shehbaz Sharif? Key facts about his life, political career

Shehbaz Sharif has been officially nominated as the joint prime ministerial candidate of the Opposition parties in Pakistan ahead of Monday's election to elect a new premier.

Pakistan: Opposition officially nominates Shehbaz Sharif as joint PM candidate

10 Apr 2022

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Pakistan: Opposition officially nominates Shehbaz Sharif as joint PM candidate

The Opposition parties in Pakistan on Sunday officially nominated the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) President, Shehbaz Sharif, as their joint candidate ahead of the prime ministerial election on Monday, reported the country's ARY News.

Pakistan Prime Minister ousted: Important highlights; what to expect next?

10 Apr 2022

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Pakistan Prime Minister ousted: Important highlights; what to expect next?

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was removed from power on Sunday after losing the no-confidence vote in the National Assembly, despite the fact that he was still a long way from completing his five-year tenure.

Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

13 Nov 2019

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Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

Journalist and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has won a defamation case against a Pakistani news channel in a UK High Court.

Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

08 Oct 2018

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Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

Former Pakistan premiers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a prominent journalist, Cyril Almeida, Assistant Editor for the Dawn newspaper, appeared before the Lahore High Court today.

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

03 Oct 2018

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Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

Irked by former-dictator Pervez Musharraf's failure to come back to Pakistan and face ongoing cases against him, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar yesterday warned that if the "courageous commando" doesn't appear soon, he may be forced to return in a disgraceful manner.

Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

01 Oct 2018

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Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf is "growing weaker rapidly" due to an unspecified illness and cannot return to face the treason case now, said Muhammad Amjad, ex-Chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a political party floated by Musharraf in 2010.

Pakistan's non-Muslim voters rise by 30%; Hindus maintain majority

02 Jul 2018

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Pakistan's non-Muslim voters rise by 30%; Hindus maintain majority

The number of non-Muslim voters in Pakistan has gone up by 30% to reach 3.63mn, with the Hindus at 1.77mn maintaining their majority among the religious minority electorate, authorities said ahead of the July 25 general elections.

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

21 Jun 2018

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SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

Pakistan's former military-ruler Pervez Musharraf today said that he was ready to return to Pakistan but the Supreme Court order for his arrest forced him to change his mind.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif hints at imminent arrest, jail term

12 Apr 2018

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Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif hints at imminent arrest, jail term

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday hinted he might soon be arrested and put behind bars to prevent his party, Pakistan Muslim League, from winning elections later this year.

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

27 Mar 2018

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Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

The Pakistan government has rejected former dictator General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's request for security.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif names brother Shehbaz as 2018 PM candidate

23 Dec 2017

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Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif names brother Shehbaz as 2018 PM candidate

Ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has appointed his brother Shehbaz Sharif as the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) prime ministerial candidate for the 2018 general elections.

In a blow to civil society, Pakistan bans 27 NGOs

23 Dec 2017

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In a blow to civil society, Pakistan bans 27 NGOs

In a setback to its already vulnerable civil society, the Pakistan government has ordered for 29 international non-governmental organizations to shut operations and leave the country in 90 days. The government, however, failed to give any logical reason for their action.

Islamabad: Crackdown on religious protesters at Faizabad Interchange; 150 arrested

25 Nov 2017

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Islamabad: Crackdown on religious protesters at Faizabad Interchange; 150 arrested

Pakistani security forces have arrested at least 150 religious protesters in Islamabad in a crackdown against thousands of angry demonstrators who have staged a sit-in at Faizabad Interchange since 8 November.

Panama Papers: Arrest warrants issued against Nawaz Sharif

26 Oct 2017

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Panama Papers: Arrest warrants issued against Nawaz Sharif

A court has issued arrest warrants against former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in two corruption cases related to the Panama Papers case.

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and daughter indicted by anti-corruption court

19 Oct 2017

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Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and daughter indicted by anti-corruption court

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Sharif and her husband Muhammad Safdar have been indicted by Pakistan's anti-corruption court over references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).