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Horse-trading, witch-hunts won’t stabilise Imran’s govt

Khan’s “Wasim Akram-plus” seems to have finally blossomed into a fine craftsman engineering defections within the opposition ranks.

04 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Imran Khan asks sons not to attend oath ceremony

Earlier in the day, lawmakers in the National Assembly endorsed Imran Khan as the next Prime Minister.

18 Aug 2018 6:34 AM

Creating party watchdogs will help Imran to perform better

Pakistan came into being at a time when separation of party and government offices was the ideal of democratic societies.

17 Aug 2018 1:05 AM

First session of Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament begins

Pakistan's newly elected parliament has met for the first time since last month's general elections.

13 Aug 2018 3:30 PM

Major Pak parties struggle with poll ticket distribution

The PPP popular leader in Jamshoro Malik Asad is not happy with the strategy in awarding tickets in the district.

11 Jun 2018 6:34 AM


Hang child rapists in public: Pak House panel

Code (CrPC) to punish criminals convicted for abduction and rape of children under the age of 14 with public execution.

25 Jan 2018 1:27 AM

A minority govt may be looming in Islamabad

The rest of us, though, need to try and figure out what Nawaz may be up to.

04 Dec 2017 12:10 AM

Imran Khan faces parliamentary probe into sexual harassment

The assembly then passed the motion and directed the committee to submit its report within a month.

04 Aug 2017 7:09 PM

Pakistan PM's brother to replace him if convicted in Panama graft case: report

Shehbaz Shraif is not a member of the National Assembly -- the lower house of the Parliament -- would have to contest elections.

22 Jul 2017 3:23 PM

Struggle for power intensifies in Venezuela Supreme Court battle

The Supreme Court promptly moved to block the newcomers, declaring the appointments to be in violation of the constitution.

22 Jul 2017 12:24 PM


Nawaz Sharif may take fresh vote of confidence

The Parliament’s session was scheduled for July 31, the ruling party is expected to call a snap session, the official added.

16 Jul 2017 5:47 AM

Panama case: Defiant Nawaz Sharif says he won’t quit

The members decided to take the coalition parties into confidence before making a proper strategy for the “legal war”.

13 Jul 2017 3:07 AM

Venezuela govt backers beat opposition lawmakers in congress

The armed group broke through the gates of the only state institution still nominally controlled by the opposition.

06 Jul 2017 10:19 AM

Emmanuel Macron headed for overwhelming parliamentary majority

The first round of voting for the National Assembly in France has left traditional parties in disarray.

12 Jun 2017 11:07 AM

New faces, women dominate Macron’s ‘French revolution’

The promise of renewal is fulfilled, says Richard Ferrand.

12 May 2017 12:53 AM


Imran’s poor Parliament attendance: 6 per cent in 4 years

Imran Khan has only been present 22 days in four parliamentary years in the National Assembly.

06 Apr 2017 11:21 PM

South Korean President Park impeached in stunning fall

The chances of the court reinstating Park are considered low because her charges are much graver.

09 Dec 2016 1:10 PM