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Pakistan court frees ex-PM Nawaz Sharif and daughter
Pakistan court frees ex-PM Nawaz Sharif and daughterThe Islamabad High Court has suspended the jail sentence against Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law, local media reports. Sharif and his family members will be set free pending appeal hearin...read more
Source: Al Jazeera English
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:35:00 GMT
Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan court orders ex-PM's release
Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan court orders ex-PM's releaseA Pakistani court has ordered the release of ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, two months after he began a 10-year jail sentence over corruption. The court suspended the sentences of Mr Sharif and his d...read more
Source: BBC
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:31:00 GMT
Pakistan court frees ousted prime minister Sharif and daughter: media
Pakistan court frees ousted prime minister Sharif and daughter: mediaISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s high court on Wednesday ordered the release from jail of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from an accountabi...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:38:00 GMT
Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif
Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM SharifISLAMABAD ‚ÄĒ A Pakistani court has suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, and set them free on bail pending their appeal hearings. The Islama...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:41:00 GMT
Pakistan's New PM, Imran Khan, Visits Saudi Arabia
Pakistan's New PM, Imran Khan, Visits Saudi ArabiaDUBAI, United Arab Emirates ‚ÄĒ Pakistan's new prime minister, former cricket player Imran Khan, is in Saudi Arabia as part of his first official overseas trip. Khan arrived in the kingdom on Tuesday an...read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:14:00 GMT
Pakistan Takes Emergency Steps to Patch Budget
Pakistan Takes Emergency Steps to Patch BudgetISLAMABAD‚ÄĒPakistan‚Äôs new government introduced what it called an emergency budget just weeks after coming into office, introducing spending cuts and tax increases to grapple with budget and trade defi...read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:44:00 GMT
Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to be freed from jail
Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to be freed from jailA court in Islamabad has ordered the release from jail of Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s former prime minister, who was sentenced earlier this year to ten years imprisonment on corruption charges. The Islam...read more
Source: Financial Times
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:30:00 GMT
Pakistan high court suspends prison sentences for ex-PM Sharif, his family, sets them free pending appeal hearings
Pakistan high court suspends prison sentences for ex-PM Sharif, his family, sets them free pending appeal hearingsISLAMABAD ‚ÄĒ Pakistan high court suspends prison sentences for ex-PM Sharif, his family, sets them free pending appeal hearings. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:21:00 GMT
Pakistan Court Suspends Ex-Premier Sharif’s Graft Conviction
Pakistan Court Suspends Ex-Premier Sharif’s Graft ConvictionA Pakistani High Court suspended former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s 10-year jail sentence on Wednesday, a judgement that may revive his political career after his party was ousted from power in July ...read more
Source: Bloomberg L.P.
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:18:12 GMT
China says military ties 'backbone' to relations with Pakistan
China says military ties 'backbone' to relations with PakistanBEIJING (Reuters) - Military ties between China and Pakistan are the ‚Äúbackbone‚ÄĚ of relations between the two countries, a senior Chinese general told Pakistan‚Äôs visiting army chief, days after a Pakis...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:36:00 GMT
Pakistan Chooses ‚ÄėCake‚Äô for the Oscars
Pakistan Chooses ‚ÄėCake‚Äô for the OscarsSet amidst the affluent section of Karachi society, the film follows a family scattered all over the world that comes together when their aged parents fall ill. The film stars Pakistani superstars ...read more
Source: Variety
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:20:00 GMT
Pakistan's new government hikes taxes, cuts spending for economy in 'intensive care'
Pakistan's new government hikes taxes, cuts spending for economy in 'intensive care'ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's new government announced cuts in planned development spending and a tax increase for higher earners on Tuesday, unveiling a mini-budget aimed at shoring up an ...read more
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:53:00 GMT