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Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems. - Reuters

Thousands rally behind ousted ex-Pakistani premier as he heads to prison

Thousands of supporters rallied behind Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as he set out for prison on Tuesday after his temporary release for heart treatment expired.
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems. - Reuters

Pakistani court grants bail to ex-premier Nawaz Sharif for medical treatment

The Pakistani Supreme Court on Tuesday granted six-week bail to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, temporarily suspending his seven-year prison term for corruption.
New legislation regulating print and online media alarmed press freedom advocates, who fear it will grant authorities censorship tools [K.M.Chaudary-AP]

Pakistan’s journalists complain of increasing censorship

Pakistani journalists, who have taken on military leaders and been beaten and jailed in the pursuit of a free press, say they now face a form of censorship that is more subtle but no less chilling, one spearheaded by the security services.
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems. - Reuters

Former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif sentenced to seven years jail for corruption

Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to seven years in prison for corruption Monday, state media reported, the latest conviction in a series of allegations which saw him ousted from power last year.
Policeman beat a supporter of arrested PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif on his arrival at an accountability court in Lahore. AFP

Pakistan opposition activists clash with police, dozens hurt

Police in Pakistan used batons and water cannons to disperse hundreds of activists from the main opposition party who were protesting the arrest of their leader on Thursday, leaving dozens wounded.
Shehbaz Sharif

Opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by-elections in Pakistan

Pakistani opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif was jailed on Saturday for 10 days after being arrested in a corruption case.
Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz

Celebration as former Pakistan premier, daughter regain freedom

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from a lower court in July, thus, prompting celebrations among supporters waiting outside.
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems. - Reuters

Pakistan court orders release of ex-prime minister

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending their prison sentences for corruption pending an appeal hearing, his lawyer said.
A huge crowd att a funeral in Pakistan

Huge crowd at funeral of wife of ex-Pakistani premier

Political workers, civil society activists, traders and journalists gathered in the eastern city of Lahore to pay their last respects to Begum Kulsoom.
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems. - Reuters

Jailed Pakistani ex-premier released for wife’s funeral

Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been temporarily released from jail so that he can attend his wife’s funeral, officials and family members said Wednesday.
Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif

Wife of Pakistan’s jailed ex-premier passes on in London

The cancer-stricken wife of Pakistan’s jailed former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, has died in London, her brother-in-law said on Tuesday.
Arif Alvi

Dentist elected as Pakistan’s new president

Pakistan on Tuesday elected Arif Alvi, backed by the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party of prime minister Imran Khan, as its 13th president for the next five years.
Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) speaks to the media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad on July 25, 2018. Pakistanis voted July 25 in elections that could propel former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan to power, as security fears intensified with a voting-day blast that killed at least 30 after a campaign marred by claims of military interference. / AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI

Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new premier

Lawmakers in Pakistan’s lower house of parliament elected former cricket legend Imran Khan as the country’s new prime minister on Friday, paving the way for him to form a coalition government.
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems. - Reuters

Ex-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif moved to Islamabad hospital

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems.
Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) speaks to the media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad on July 25, 2018. Pakistanis voted July 25 in elections that could propel former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan to power, as security fears intensified with a voting-day blast that killed at least 30 after a campaign marred by claims of military interference. / AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan elections

Pakistan cricket legend turned opposition stalwart Imran Khan claimed victory Thursday in the country's tense elections, following accusations of poll rigging by rival parties.

Pakistan’s ex-premier Nawaz Sharif is sick in jail – doctors

Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has developed health complications in jail and should be shifted to a hospital, a team of doctors has advised after examining him.
Hanif Abbasi

Pakistan candidate gets life term in drug case days before poll

A candidate for the party of Pakistan’s ousted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been jailed for life by an anti-narcotics court, just days before a general election.

Pakistan’s ex-premier challenges 10-year jail term

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against the 10-year jail sentence in one of the corruption cases he is facing.

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