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Nawaz Sharif

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  • Pakistan's Sharif: Seasoned leader is seen as soft on extremists

    Pakistan's Sharif: Seasoned leader is seen as soft on extremists
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections this weekend returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan’s powerful military and is...
  • The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial

    The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial
    D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
  • Pakistani PM Gilani convicted of contempt

     
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan’s Supreme Court convicted Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on contempt charges Thursday for failing to revive a longstanding graft case against the president, a ruling that could pave the way for his eventual ouster...
  • Pakistan bars anti-drone rally from reaching South Waziristan

     
    Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan failed to take his people power campaign to South Waziristan for an anti-drone rally....
  • Osama bin Laden, born to privilege, dies a pariah

    Osama bin Laden, born to privilege, dies a pariah
    Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...
  • Ex-President Musharraf says he will return to Pakistan this month

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Former President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that he planned to return to Pakistan in late January to prepare to campaign for elections, but authorities said he would be arrested as soon as he arrived at the airport....
  • Former Pakistani foreign minister leaves ruling party

     
    Once Pakistan's foreign minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has severed ties with the country’s ruling party and is now eying a new political life -- possibly with a rising party led by former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan. Qureshi on Monday...
  • Pakistan's problems start at the top

    Gen. Pervez Musharraf seized power in Pakistan eight years ago, claiming that the army had to step in to save the country from corrupt and incompetent politicians. Since then, he has run both the army and the government himself, with the connivance of a...
  • Leave Pakistan alone

    As Pakistan's president, Pervez Musharraf, struggles to retain power, the United States finds itself in a familiar predicament, one that illustrates a recurring pathology in its foreign policy. Having yet again cast its lot with a strongman, Washington is...
  • Pakistan elections to test president's might

    Pakistan elections to test president's might
    The lingering sting of tear gas hung in the air as Roedad Khan, a retired senior civil servant in his 80s, straightened his sensible cardigan sweater and railed unreservedly against President Pervez Musharraf. "He is shameless, simply shameless," said...
  • Musharraf's party appears to be losing Pakistan vote

    Musharraf's party appears to be losing Pakistan vote
    President Pervez Musharraf's party appeared headed for a decisive defeat at the hands of two opposition parties today after a tense nationwide vote, according to unofficial preliminary returns and local media projections. Formal and final results may...