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Nawaz Sharif criticises judiciary for implicating him in Panama Papers case despite no proof of wrongdoing; vows to fight on
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Nawaz Sharif criticises judiciary for implicating him in Panama Papers case despite no proof of wrongdoing; vows to fight on

A defiant Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday criticised the judiciary for disqualifying him as prime minister, claiming that the prosecution has failed to prove any charges against him or his family in the Panama Papers graft scandal.

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says cutting US military assistance to Pakistan will be counter-productive
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PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says cutting US military assistance to Pakistan will be counter-productive

Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has warned the US against cutting military assistance, saying it will be counter-productive, a media report said on Tuesday.

Pakistan's anti-terror court to hear Benazir Bhutto murder case on daily basis from Tuesday
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Pakistan's anti-terror court to hear Benazir Bhutto murder case on daily basis from Tuesday

An anti-terrorism court hearing the 2007 murder case of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on Monday decided to conduct daily proceedings from Tuesday in order to complete investigation at the earliest.

Nawaz Sharif kicks off rally in show of strength ahead of 2018 general elections
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Nawaz Sharif kicks off rally in show of strength ahead of 2018 general elections

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday began a defiant roadshow from Islamabad to Lahore

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif's PML-N threatens to reject the findings of the investigation team
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Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif's PML-N threatens to reject the findings of the investigation team

PML-N party has threatened to reject the findings of a joint investigation team probing the Panama gate graft case against the Sharif family, threatening to push the country's politics

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif to appear before probe panel on Thursday
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Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif to appear before probe panel on Thursday

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear on Thursday before a Supreme Court-appointed team probing the Panama papers graft case, an unprecedented development that will make him the first sitting premier to depose before such a panel.

Donald Trump and Nawaz Sharif meet on the sidelines of Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh
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Donald Trump and Nawaz Sharif meet on the sidelines of Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh

US President Donald Trump had a brief encounter with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday and said he was pleased to meet him.

Nawaz Sharif celebrated Holi to please the Indian government: JuD
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Nawaz Sharif celebrated Holi to please the Indian government: JuD

JuD acting chief Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrated Hindu festival 'Holi' to please the Indian government.

Sartaj Aziz to visit India on Sunday for Heart of Asia meet
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Sartaj Aziz to visit India on Sunday for Heart of Asia meet

Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz is set to visit India to attend the Heart of Asia meet in Amritsar, according to a media report.

Panama Papers: Sharif asks Pak parliament to set up probe committee
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Panama Papers: Sharif asks Pak parliament to set up probe committee

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday asked Parliament to set up a committee to probe all those whose names figure in the 'Panama Papers'.

Nawaz Sharif promises to stand by oppressed Pak Hindus even when their 'oppressor is a Muslim'
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Nawaz Sharif promises to stand by oppressed Pak Hindus even when their 'oppressor is a Muslim'

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday vowed to take action against injustice towards Hindus in Pakistan, saying he will stand with them against the oppressor as he is the premier of all communities.

Pakistan PM Sharif calls high-level meeting on anti-terror plan
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Pakistan PM Sharif calls high-level meeting on anti-terror plan

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has summoned a high-level meeting on Tuesday to review progress on the National Action Plan (NAP) to curb terrorism.

Karachi comes to a grinding halt after strike call by Imran Khan's party
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Karachi comes to a grinding halt after strike call by Imran Khan's party

Imran, who reached here in the afternoon was given a rousing welcome by partymen. He was flanked by senior leaders Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Sheikh Rasheed.

If Indians want to meet, they should approach us: Pakistan
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If Indians want to meet, they should approach us: Pakistan

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry on Friday said that if Indians are interested in a meeting, they should approach the Pakistani side.

Pak protests lose steam as Khan, Qadri seek negotiated settlement
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Pak protests lose steam as Khan, Qadri seek negotiated settlement

Sharif has refused to step down, while protest leaders have rejected his calls to come to the negotiating table, creating a dangerous deadlock and prompting fears the military might seize power.

Pakistan live: Sharif to address joint session of Parliament as protests spiral
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Pakistan live: Sharif to address joint session of Parliament as protests spiral

Follow live updates from the ongoing protests in Pakistan here,

Pakistan: Chaos grips Islamabad after protesters storm PTV complex, secretariat
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Pakistan: Chaos grips Islamabad after protesters storm PTV complex, secretariat

The violence in Pakistan comes as part of the mass demonstrations led by cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri and opposition politician Imran Khan that demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign.

Photos: Pakistan lapses into chaos as Imran Khan, Tahir-ul-Qadri demand Sharif's resignation
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Photos: Pakistan lapses into chaos as Imran Khan, Tahir-ul-Qadri demand Sharif's resignation

Pakistani protesters pushed closer to the prime minister's house in central Islamabad on Monday in their bid to force his removal and forced national television off the air after clashes turned violent over the weekend.

Pakistan: Former teammate Javed Miandad backs Imran Khan's protest
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Pakistan: Former teammate Javed Miandad backs Imran Khan's protest

Even as the political crisis in the country deepens, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Khan's former teammate and cricket legend Miandad announced his support for the ongoing protest here.

Pakistan: Protesters storm PTV complex, shut off transmission
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Pakistan: Protesters storm PTV complex, shut off transmission

The weekend clashes in Pakistan left nearly 500 people injured, including some children and nearly 100 police officers.