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Pakistan arrests two over suggestions army seize power


KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistani authorities have arrested two men in different parts of the country for suggesting that the army seize power from the civilian government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, police said on Tuesday.

Pakistani prime minister's party wins polls in divided Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling party swept local elections in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, according to unofficial results on Friday, giving the premier a boost after months of pressure from his opponents.

Jul 22 2016

Pakistan to pass law against honor killings in weeks: PM's daughter

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's ruling party plans to pass long-delayed legislation against "honor killings" within weeks in the wake of the high-profile murder of an outspoken social media star, the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday. | Video

Jul 21 2016

Pakistani PM Sharif undergoes successful heart surgery: daughter

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif underwent successful open heart surgery in a London hospital on Tuesday, his second cardiac procedure in five years, his daughter said.

May 31 2016

Pakistani PM to undergo heart surgery in London

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his family and office said, in what will be his second cardiac operation in five years.

May 28 2016

Pakistan PM proposes Panama Papers probe in parliament, opposition walks out

ISLAMABAD Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked parliament on Monday to form a commission to investigate allegations stemming from the Panama Papers leak but opposition lawmakers walked out, saying he had evaded questions about his family's affairs.

May 16 2016

Pakistan opposition leader Khan admits using off-shore company

ISLAMABAD Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan, who tried to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a row over offshore wealth, has acknowledged using an off-shore company to avoid paying British tax on a London property sale.

May 14 2016

Commentary: Party leaders often disliked their nominee. It’s the public vitriol that’s new.

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan emphatically declared last week that he was not ready to endorse Donald Trump, his party’s presumptive presidential nominee. This move was unprecedented in modern American history. Trump’s response was that Ryan may need to be replaced as head of the Republican National Convention.

Pakistan PM to address parliament after opposition boycott over Panama leaks

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before parliament to answer questions on the Panama Papers leak that linked his family to offshore wealth, an official said on Tuesday, after lawmakers walked out of the assembly.

May 10 2016

Trump changes tune on tax hikes for wealthy Americans

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Sunday he was open to raising taxes on the rich, backing off his prior proposal to reduce taxes on all Americans and breaking with one of his party's core policies dating back to the 1990s. | Video

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