Shehbaz Sharif has been elected as Pakistan’s new prime minister

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Lawmakers in Pakistan’s National Assembly on Sunday elected Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister for the second time, after allies of jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan shouted in protest in parliament over manipulation of last month’s elections. Khan is currently employed prison sentences in several cases and is barred … Read more

Shehbaz Sharif elected Pakistan’s prime minister as Imran Khan’s followers allege victory was “stolen”

Lawmakers in Pakistan’s National Assembly on Sunday elected Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister for the second time. former Prime Minister Imran Khan jailed in parliament shouted in protest over manipulation of last month’s elections. Khan is currently serving prison terms in several cases and is barred from holding or holding office. Sharif … Read more

Nawaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto’s parties strike deal to form coalition govt in Pak | World News

Former Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Tuesday that his party has reached an agreement with the largest party in the country’s National Assembly to form a coalition government. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (AFP) {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} The agreement between Bhutto Zardari’s Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan … Read more

Pakistan coalition talks loom after after no clear majority in elections | World News

Pakistan is facing days of political horse-trading after the last few election results released early Saturday showed no clear majority but a strong performance by independent candidates loyal to jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan (AFP) {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) defied a months-long crackdown that … Read more