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  World   South Asia  01 Aug 2017

World, South asia, 01 Aug 2017

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: From Sharif loyalist to accidental PM

A die-hard supporter of Sharif, he was elected Prime Minister by Pak's National Assembly and put up a strong defence of the ousted leader.

01 Aug 2017 9:16 PM

Pak ‘indebted’ to China for support on Kashmir issue, NSG: army chief Bajwa

Describing China and Pakistan as ‘important strategic players in the region,’ Gen. Bajwa said their ties have benefited both the countries.

01 Aug 2017 9:07 PM

After Sharif’s eviction, Pak election for PM to take place in September

The Supreme Court last week disqualified 67-year-old Sharif for dishonesty and ruled that corruption cases be filed against him.

01 Aug 2017 8:24 PM

Pak parliament elects Shahid Abbasi as interim Prime Minister

Sharif resigned on Friday, after the top court ruled that he faces corruption charges for the infamous Panama Papers leak case.

01 Aug 2017 5:49 PM

Pakistan extends Hafiz Saeed's house arrest by 2 more months

Hafiz Saeed and his four close aides were detained by the Punjab government for 90 days under the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997.

01 Aug 2017 12:43 PM


China won't permit loss of 'any piece' of land: Xi amid Sikkim standoff

Beijing also threatens to use force to conquer Taiwan if peaceful enticements prove insufficient.

01 Aug 2017 11:40 AM

China, Russia hits back after being frustrated by US’ criticism over N Korea

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, said China must decide if it is willing to back imposing stronger UN sanctions on North Korea.

01 Aug 2017 11:06 AM