Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years for corruption

A Pakistani anti-corruption court has jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for seven years on corruption charges he says were politically motivated. The court found on Monday the three-time prime minister was... Read more »

Imran Khan declares election victory; opposition cry ‘election rigged’

(Reuters/Islamabad) Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan declared victory on Thursday in a divisive general election, and said he was ready to lead the nuclear-armed nation despite a long delay in ballot counting... Read more »

Suicide bomber kills 28 near voting booth in Quetta, Pakistan

A suicide bomber has taken 28 lives and injured 35 more near a voting centre in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province in Pakistan. The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility... Read more »