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Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif COVID positive for 3rd time this year
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Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif COVID positive for 3rd time this year

PM Sharif had been feeling unwell for two days and that the test was conducted on doctor’s advice

Nawaz Sharif may be on his way back to Pakistan next month after three years of self-exile in London
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Nawaz Sharif may be on his way back to Pakistan next month after three years of self-exile in London

Nawaz Sharif has been living in self-imposed exile in the UK since 2019. Former prime minister Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government cancelled Sharif’s diplomatic passport after he was declared a proclaimed offender by a Pakistani court on corruption charges

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif takes elder brother Nawaz's counsel on new Army chief's appointment
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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif takes elder brother Nawaz's counsel on new Army chief's appointment

This is not the first time Shehbaz has turned to his elder brother and former prime minister to seek guidance. It is his third visit to his brother since coming to power in April this year

Pakistan’s Khashoggi moment? Why was Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif killed in Nairobi on 23 October
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Pakistan’s Khashoggi moment? Why was Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif killed in Nairobi on 23 October

There is a strenuous effort towards plausible deniability amongst all the authorities in Pakistan. They are keen that America does not see the Arshad Sharif murder as another Jamal Khashoggi moment

Ahead of Imran Khan's 'Long March' domestic turmoil intensifies in Pakistan after ECP disqualifies former PM
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Ahead of Imran Khan's 'Long March' domestic turmoil intensifies in Pakistan after ECP disqualifies former PM

The verdict led to spontaneous outbreaks of protest by PTI supporters outside the ECP office in Islamabad and several other cities in Pakistan

Maryam Nawaz and her father Nawaz Sharif see each other after three years
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Maryam Nawaz and her father Nawaz Sharif see each other after three years

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has reunited with his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif in London after three years on the no-fly list.

Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam found innocent in corruption case
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Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam found innocent in corruption case

At the conclusion of the case, the bench held that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the prosecutor in the case, failed to establish the charges of corruption.

Pakistan PM Shehbaz faces treason charges for consulting 'fugitive' brother Nawaz on next Army chief
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Pakistan PM Shehbaz faces treason charges for consulting 'fugitive' brother Nawaz on next Army chief

Pakistan's Punjab Assembly has passed a resolution with a majority vote against Shehbaz Sharif, seeking his trial under treason charges for consulting his fugitive' elder brother Nawaz Sharif in London on the appointment of the new army chief.

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif to consult elder brother Nawaz on appointment of next army chief, says report
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Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif to consult elder brother Nawaz on appointment of next army chief, says report

Nawaz Sharif, the elder brother of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, has been living in London since November 2019 when he was allowed to go there for medical treatment but never returned. He served thrice as the prime minister of Pakistan and appointed at least four Army chiefs

There is more to ‘permanent peace’ between India, Pakistan than Kashmir issue
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There is more to ‘permanent peace’ between India, Pakistan than Kashmir issue

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif recently observed that Pakistan wanted to ‘have permanent peace’ with India through dialogue, as war is not an option for either of the countries to resolve the Kashmir issue

Pakistan's Hamza Shehbaz flies to UK to 'explain' Nawaz Sharif about Punjab by-poll defeat to Imran Khan
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Pakistan's Hamza Shehbaz flies to UK to 'explain' Nawaz Sharif about Punjab by-poll defeat to Imran Khan

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s PML-N, managed to win just four seats .PTI won 15 out of 20 provincial seats that were up for grabs in Pakistan’s most populous province, Punjab

Celebrate Kargil Vijay Diwas not just for military victory but also diplomatic triumph
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Celebrate Kargil Vijay Diwas not just for military victory but also diplomatic triumph

Pakistan's misadventure in Kargil marked the beginning of its isolation in the international community

From Nawaz Sharif to Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Why Saudi Arabia is a safe haven for ousted leaders
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From Nawaz Sharif to Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Why Saudi Arabia is a safe haven for ousted leaders

Though it may seem like an unlikely destination for ousted leaders, Saudi has, in fact, hosted many of them including Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. The kingdom which has been ruled by a single family can easily accept infamous leaders because of a lack of backlash from the public & Opposition

Pervez Musharraf’s possible Pakistan return reignites debate over his dictatorship
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Pervez Musharraf’s possible Pakistan return reignites debate over his dictatorship

Musharraf came to power in 1999 after a military coup toppled the Nawaz Sharif government. He led the country till 2008 when he resigned to avoid impeachment

Pakistan prime minister Shehbaz Sharif, brother Nawaz Sharif decide against early elections in London
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Pakistan prime minister Shehbaz Sharif, brother Nawaz Sharif decide against early elections in London

Sources said that everyone agreed that the PML-N should implement the economic agenda for the remaining term and then announce the next elections in consultation with the coalition partners

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif meets elder brother Nawaz in London, briefs him on Pakistan crisis
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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif meets elder brother Nawaz in London, briefs him on Pakistan crisis

PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif assumed the office of the prime minister on 11 April after Imran Khan was removed from office through a Parliament vote

Pakistan government may quash Nawaz Sharif's conviction in corruption cases: Report
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Pakistan government may quash Nawaz Sharif's conviction in corruption cases: Report

Nawaz Sharif was removed from power in 2017 after a decision by the Supreme Court against him

Pakistan: Plea in high court against govt issuing diplomatic passport to ex-PM Nawaz Sharif
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Pakistan: Plea in high court against govt issuing diplomatic passport to ex-PM Nawaz Sharif

The petitioner said Sharif is a proclaimed offender and the government should not issue a diplomatic passport to him and rather he should be arrested upon his arrival

New Pakistan govt directs interior ministry to renew former PM Nawaz Sharif's passport
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New Pakistan govt directs interior ministry to renew former PM Nawaz Sharif's passport

A debate in the ruling PML-N has begun on the return of the party supremo and the three-time prime minister Sharif's expected return from London after his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif became the new prime minister of the country

Bumpy road ahead for ‘Punjab Speed’: The big challenges before Pakistan’s Shehbaz Sharif
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Bumpy road ahead for ‘Punjab Speed’: The big challenges before Pakistan’s Shehbaz Sharif

A crumbling economy, strained international ties, and managing the military are some of the concerns that new Pakistan prime minister Shehbaz Sharif will have to contend with. Will his 'can do' attitude usher in a change in the country?