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South Asia

PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif set to become leader of opposition in NA

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan defeated Sharif in a one-sided election in National Assembly to become the 22nd PM of Pakistan.

19 Aug 2018 1:25 PM

Pakistan PM Imran Khan announces 21-member Cabinet

Shah Mehmood Qureshi has been appointed as foreign minister; he held the same portfolio during the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

19 Aug 2018 12:59 PM

As Imran Khan prepares to become Pak PM, rift appears within Oppn

Imran Khan's victory has become almost certain after rift emerged in grand Opposition alliance over candidature of Shahbaz Sharif.

17 Aug 2018 2:10 PM

Pakistan's newly-elected National Assembly to vote for new PM today

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif are in contention for the position.

17 Aug 2018 11:02 AM

Pakistan to elect next president on September 4: Election Commission

The candidates can file nominations by August 27 and the final list of contesting candidates will be issued on August 30.

16 Aug 2018 3:33 PM

Pakistan telecom authority threatens to ban Twitter

In September 2012, the Pak­istan Telecommuni­cation Authority (PTA) blocked access to YouTube throughout the country for over two years.

16 Aug 2018 2:07 PM

Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pak PM poll

The newly-elected Speaker of the House, Asad Qaiser announced the process for the Prime Minister poll.

16 Aug 2018 11:58 AM

Taliban attack kills 30 in Afghanistan

Attack involved the use of heavy artillery, 7 militants eliminated, 5 wounded.

16 Aug 2018 2:35 AM

Independence Day celebrations in Pak claim 3 lives, leave 35 injured

During celebrations, 22-yr-old Salman Shakoor, who was part of one such revelry near Five Star Chowrangi was hit by exploding firecracker.

15 Aug 2018 3:58 PM

Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament votes to elect Speaker

The election of the Prime Minister will be held after election of the new Speaker who will supervise the election process of the premier.

15 Aug 2018 2:12 PM