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Pakistan interior minister shot, wounded in suspected assassination bid

Pakistan's interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has been shot in a suspected assassination attempt ahead of nationwide elections due this year, but will survive, officials said Sunday.

Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament

A Pakistani court has disqualified Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif from holding public office on charges that he made omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration, the latest blow to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party.

Pakistan elects first female Dalit senator

Pakistan elected its first female senator from the lowest Dalit caste over the weekend, in polls which also saw the ruling party strengthen its hand ahead of general elections in the Muslim-majority country.

Pakistan Muslim League wins secret Senate elections

Pakistan's governing party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) gained control of parliament's upper house in a secret ballot on Saturday, according to the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) news agency.

Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies ousted premier Nawaz Sharif from being PML-N chief

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from being President of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that all the decisions made by him as the party chief would also stand null and void.

Pakistani court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Nawaz Sharif – media

A Pakistani court issued an arrest warrant for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear before the court over anti-corruption allegations.

Wife of ousted Pakistani premier to contest for his parliamentary seat

The wife of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will contest a special election for the parliamentary seat he was forced to vacate in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office, a Sharif adviser said on Friday.

Ousted Pakistani premier starts defiant rally to hometown

Pakistan's removed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif began a rally in a defiant show of political power after a Supreme Court decision disqualified him from office late last month over undeclared assets.

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