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Pakistan Senate adopts resolution against disqualified persons holding party posts, takes aim at Nawaz Sharif
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Pakistan Senate adopts resolution against disqualified persons holding party posts, takes aim at Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's Senate passed a resolution against a person holding a party post after being disqualified from public office, a move aimed against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's re-election as the chief of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz).

Pakistan's interior ministry says it granted citizenship to 298 Indians in past five years
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Pakistan's interior ministry says it granted citizenship to 298 Indians in past five years

a total number of 298 Indian emigrants have been granted Pakistani citizenship," the Interior Ministry

Panama Papers verdict: Is Nawaz Sharif disqualified for life or will he stage a comeback?
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Panama Papers verdict: Is Nawaz Sharif disqualified for life or will he stage a comeback?

A day after the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif from holding public office, legal experts and political observers appear equally confused, as are ordinary Pakistani citizens.

Panama Papers verdict: Nawaz Sharif is booted out of office, making a comeback won't be easy
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Panama Papers verdict: Nawaz Sharif is booted out of office, making a comeback won't be easy

An important question that arises after the fast-paced events in Pakistan is why the establishment as a whole appeared to be determined to bundle Nawaz Sharif out of office before his term ends.

Pakistan PM steps down after Panama Papers verdict: Who will be Nawaz Sharif's successor?
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Pakistan PM steps down after Panama Papers verdict: Who will be Nawaz Sharif's successor?

Until the next general elections are held in Pakistan in 2018, here is a list of people who may replace Nawaz Sharif as prime minister.

Panama Papers probe: Pakistani interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to resign after SC verdict
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Panama Papers probe: Pakistani interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to resign after SC verdict

Pakistan's interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said that he would resign and quit politics after the Supreme Court judgement on the Panamagate case.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar skips key press meet, keeps up suspense on relations with Nawaz Sharif
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Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar skips key press meet, keeps up suspense on relations with Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan postponed his much-anticipated news conference on Sunday, citing a severe backache, amid reports of a "patch-up" between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his powerful Cabinet member

Pakistan minister says ties with India cannot improve because of mutual distrust
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Pakistan minister says ties with India cannot improve because of mutual distrust

India-Pakistan ties cannot improve until the two countries overcome mutual distrust and animosity, Pakistan's interior minister said on Tuesday as he accused India of "stubbornness" in resolving bilateral issues.

Pakistan Army deletes tweet that signalled rift with govt over sacking of top bureaucrat, combating militancy
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Pakistan Army deletes tweet that signalled rift with govt over sacking of top bureaucrat, combating militancy

The army, which enjoys considerable influence over policy decisions in Pakistan, had on 29 April in a tweet "rejected" a notification by the Sharif government stating that he had sacked his top aide .

Hafiz Saeed contests travel ban, claims he's not a flight risk or a terrorist
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Hafiz Saeed contests travel ban, claims he's not a flight risk or a terrorist

Jamaat-ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed has asked the Pakistan government to immediately remove his name from a list that bars him from leaving the country

Pakistan interior minister defends meeting extremist leader considered 'godfather of militants'
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Pakistan interior minister defends meeting extremist leader considered 'godfather of militants'

Pakistan's interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan defended his widely criticised meeting with popular extremist leaders, saying it was unfair to link everything to a sectarian leader considered the godfather of militants

India's 'hegemonic stance' a threat to peace and stability in region: Pakistan minister
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India's 'hegemonic stance' a threat to peace and stability in region: Pakistan minister

India's "hegemonic stance" and "aggressive posturing" is a threat to peace and stability in the region, said Pakistan's Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and asked the international community to stop seeing South Asia through the Indian prism.

Arun Jaitley may not attend Saarc summit in Pakistan, PM Modi to take the final call
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Arun Jaitley may not attend Saarc summit in Pakistan, PM Modi to take the final call

Union Finance Minister Arun jaitly will not attend South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) finance ministers' summit in Islamabad.

Blacklisted US 'spy' Matthew Craig Barrett arrested in Pakistan
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Blacklisted US 'spy' Matthew Craig Barrett arrested in Pakistan

An American national, who was blacklisted and deported from Pakistan in 2011 after he was allegedly caught spying on sensitive installations, has been arrested after he arrived at the airport

To expose Pakistan's duplicity, Rajnath Singh’s Saarc speech was the need of the hour
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To expose Pakistan's duplicity, Rajnath Singh’s Saarc speech was the need of the hour

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who returned to India on Thursday evening after delivering a compact speech at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) home ministers’ meeting in Islamabad, has been taken to task by some critics that by targeting Pakistan for its role in Kashmir in what is an international or regional gathering, he has weakened the growth of the regional organisation.

No bilateral meeting on the cards between Rajnath Singh and Pakistan leaders:MEA
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No bilateral meeting on the cards between Rajnath Singh and Pakistan leaders:MEA

External Affairs Ministry on Friday made it clear that there will be no bilateral meeting between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Pakistani leaders when he travels to Islamabad to attend the SAARC ministerial conference on 4 August

Pakistan to probe circumstances of Shahbaz Taseer's release after reports surface of $10 mn ransom
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Pakistan to probe circumstances of Shahbaz Taseer's release after reports surface of $10 mn ransom

Pakistan's interior minister has ordered a probe into circumstances surrounding the release from captivity of the son of a slain governor.

ICC World T20: Pakistan team's departure to India put on hold, Interior Ministry to decide on future plans
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ICC World T20: Pakistan team's departure to India put on hold, Interior Ministry to decide on future plans

In a late night development, the departure of Pakistan team for India for the World T20 has been put on hold by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

California shooting probe: Pakistan offers to help with the investigation
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California shooting probe: Pakistan offers to help with the investigation

Pakistan will share information with the US about the California shooting in line with the international obligations.

Foreign militants operating in Pakistan after getting national ID cards, says ISI report
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Foreign militants operating in Pakistan after getting national ID cards, says ISI report

Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as USD 100, giving them greater freedom to operate.