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Nawaz Sharif fights back like a cornered tiger: Senate elections give former Pakistan prime minister a chance to plot a return
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Nawaz Sharif fights back like a cornered tiger: Senate elections give former Pakistan prime minister a chance to plot a return

In general, the Senate doesn't matter very much, given that the prime minister attended only one of 103 sittings in 2016. If Nawaz Sharif has to be accommodated within the establishment again, however, that is probably one way he will explore.

Imran Khan part of Pakistan's pattern where leaders realise military is real enemy after coming to power
World

Imran Khan part of Pakistan's pattern where leaders realise military is real enemy after coming to power

It may be strange now but PML-N supreme leader Nawaz Sharif was once exactly in the same position as PTI chief Imran Khan is today. In the 1980s, he had been handpicked by president General Zia-ul-Haq as the next political leader

In opting for imprisonment over exile, Nawaz Sharif may have furthered the cause of democracy in Pakistan
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In opting for imprisonment over exile, Nawaz Sharif may have furthered the cause of democracy in Pakistan

By choosing imprisonment at home over exile in a foreign land, deposed Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has won the second round in his protracted power tussle.

Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan: PML-N chief has taken a risky decision, but will it be enough to revive his party's fortunes?
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Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan: PML-N chief has taken a risky decision, but will it be enough to revive his party's fortunes?

The question remains how much Nawaz will succeed in rescuing his party as he has chosen a tough path this time.

Pakistan anti-corruption court dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to transfer two remaining cases
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Pakistan anti-corruption court dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to transfer two remaining cases

Sharif, who is currently in London to tend to his ailing wife Kulsoom, is expected to return to Pakistan on Friday, days after being sentenced to 11 years in prison by an anti-corruption court in the Avenfield properties case,

Nawaz Sharif verdict: Ahead of general elections, Pakistan Army exhibits super show of 'soft coup' to prop up extremist parties
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Nawaz Sharif verdict: Ahead of general elections, Pakistan Army exhibits super show of 'soft coup' to prop up extremist parties

What had irked the army further was Nawaz Sharif’s strategy of going after the militant and extremist groups -- strategic assets for the army for hitting at India.

Shehbaz Sharif says PML-N 'rejects' verdict against Nawaz Sharif, 'people's court' will exonerate him on polling day
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Shehbaz Sharif says PML-N 'rejects' verdict against Nawaz Sharif, 'people's court' will exonerate him on polling day

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif on Friday rejected the accountability court's verdict against his brother and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Nawaz Sharif gets 10 years imprisonment in Avenfield corruption case; daughter Maryam sentenced to 7 years
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Nawaz Sharif gets 10 years imprisonment in Avenfield corruption case; daughter Maryam sentenced to 7 years

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and fined over $10 million by an accountability court.

Pakistan court sentences Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in jail in Avenfield case, daughter Maryam gets 7 years
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Pakistan court sentences Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in jail in Avenfield case, daughter Maryam gets 7 years

An anti-graft court in Pakistan sentenced former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in jail, and his daughter Maryam to seven years in a corruption case involving the purchase of four luxury apartments in London's Avenfield House.

Anti-graft court in Pakistan to announce verdict in corruption case against Nawaz Sharif today
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Anti-graft court in Pakistan to announce verdict in corruption case against Nawaz Sharif today

The accountability court hearing four corruption cases against deposed Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members will announce its verdict.

Money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks swells by 50%: Narendra Modi's promise on black money suffers setback
Business

Money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks swells by 50%: Narendra Modi's promise on black money suffers setback

In 2015, the money held by Indians in Swiss banks had fallen by nearly one-third to CHF 1,217.6 million (over Rs 8,000 crore). Prior to that, these funds fell by 10 percent to CHF 1.8 billion in 2014, after a rise of 43 percent in 2013 to CHF 2.03 billion, the report added.

Meryl Streep to star in Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers thriller; Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas also in talks
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Meryl Streep to star in Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers thriller; Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas also in talks

Veteran actor Meryl Streep is set to play the lead role in The Laundromat, a Steven Soderbergh-directed thriller about the Panama Papers.

Nawaz Sharif's remarks on militant organisations being active in Pakistan 'serious', says Nirmala Sitharaman
India

Nawaz Sharif's remarks on militant organisations being active in Pakistan 'serious', says Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday dubbed as a “serious disclosure” Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif publicly acknowledging that militant organisations were active in his country and said it proved India's position that the handlers of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack were in Pakistan.

In apparent reference to Nawaz Sharif's ouster, Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi says courts should not take political decisions
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In apparent reference to Nawaz Sharif's ouster, Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi says courts should not take political decisions

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that political decisions should be taken in polling booths, not courts, in an apparent reference to ouster of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court.

Mossack Fonseca, law firm at centre of 'Panama Papers' scandal, to shut operations; rues negative press, 'unwarranted' action
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Mossack Fonseca, law firm at centre of 'Panama Papers' scandal, to shut operations; rues negative press, 'unwarranted' action

The law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced, on Wednesday, that it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities.

Nawaz Sharif says efforts being made to 'oust' him from politics for life a day after SC verdict
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Nawaz Sharif says efforts being made to 'oust' him from politics for life a day after SC verdict

Pakistan's deposed premier Nawaz Sharif on Thursday alleged that efforts were being made to "oust" him from politics for life, a day after he was disqualified by the Supreme Court from leading his party.

Meghalaya's murky links with Panama Papers: Politico-corporate nexus makes money laundering common in hill state
India

Meghalaya's murky links with Panama Papers: Politico-corporate nexus makes money laundering common in hill state

'Follow the money' is an old adage in journalism. Across the North East, and particularly in Meghalaya, that would be slightly modified to 'Follow the Marwari money'

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif appears before court for 17th time, says opponents want to 'punish' him but will fail
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Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif appears before court for 17th time, says opponents want to 'punish' him but will fail

Ousted Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday warned his opponents that they would fail to "punish" him as he appeared before an anti-graft court for the 17th time to face trial in the Panama Papers scandal.

Dawood Ibrahim's vast property portfolio in UK includes hotels, mansions and tower blocks, says news report
India

Dawood Ibrahim's vast property portfolio in UK includes hotels, mansions and tower blocks, says news report

India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim has been linked to a series of properties across Britain, according to a media report

Panama Papers scandal: Pakistan court records more evidence against Nawaz Sharif
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Panama Papers scandal: Pakistan court records more evidence against Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's anti-graft court today recorded more evidence against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the corruption cases spiralling from the Panama Papers sacandal.