By Antonio Olivo | WashPost | 5 days 10 hours ago | World
At least 70 people are killed in a suicide blast just hours before Nawaz Sharif arrives to serve 10-year sentence for corruption.
By SALMAN MASOOD | NYT | 5 days 7 hours ago | World
Nawaz Sharif boarding a flight on Friday for a return to Pakistan, where he was arrested. “Pakistan is at a decisive turning point,” he said.
By | Al Jazeera | 5 days 10 hours ago | World
The Sharifs submit themselves for arrest after arriving in Lahore from London following corruption conviction last week.
By | Reuters | 5 days 10 hours ago | World
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam were arrested on Friday after flying back to the country to face lengthy prison sentences, in a high-stakes gamble to galvanize their beleaguered party ahead of a July 25 election.
By Colin Dwyer | NPR | 5 days 11 hours ago | World
Nawaz Sharif and his daughter were arrested upon arrival. With less than two weeks till elections, Pakistan is reeling from political violence, including an attack Friday that killed scores of people. (Image credit: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images)
By Aritry Das | Asia Times | 5 days 18 hours ago | World
Ousted Prime Minister and daughter face 10-year and seven-year sentences respectively on corruption charges and security on high alert as they fly in The post Sharif, daughter return to Pakistan, face arrest on arrival appeared first on Asia Times .
By Associated Press | TIME | 5 days 21 hours ago | World
(LAHORE, Pakistan) — Disgraced ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns Friday to Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore from London to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges. Sharif, set to arrive at 6 p.m., will be accompanied by his daughter Mariam, who was sentenced to seven years in prison. The two were...
By | FOX News | 5 days 23 hours ago | World
Disgraced ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns Friday to Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore from London to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges.
By AFP in Islamabad | The Guardian | 6 days 6 hours ago | World
Leader of PML-N party claims hundreds of supporters arrested before return of ex-PM The brother of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, has accused the country’s caretaker government of “naked” pre-poll rigging against their party, as tensions rise ahead of the 25 July general election. Shahbaz Sharif, who heads the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), accused authorities of arresting...