Asia

Pakistan ruling party to consider PM successor

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to choose next party leader after Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif over corruption.

PML-N to consider prime minister after Sharif removal

Asia

What's next for Pakistan?

A look at the political ramifications in Pakistan after the disqualification of the country's leader, Nawaz Sharif.

Nawaz Sharif

Who will be Pakistan's next prime minister?

A look at candidates from the governing PML-N who could possibly fill the vacancy left by Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

Who will be Pakistan's next prime minister?

Asia

Pakistan PM steps down after court disqualifies him

Supreme Court ruling follows months of hearings over Nawaz Sharif's alleged corruption revealed in 'Panama Papers' leak.

Asia

#Fontgate: Did Pakistani PM's daughter fake documents?

Investigators say Maryam Nawaz presented certified documents typed in font that was unavailable at time of writing.

#Fontgate: Maryam Nawaz accused of document forgery

Asia

Pakistan army 'rejects' PM's actions on security leak

PM Sharif fired an adviser and ordered 'action' against a senior bureaucrat after controversial news story leak.

Pakistan army 'rejects' PM's actions on security leak

Pakistan

Pakistan court orders corruption probe into PM Sharif

Supreme Court rules not enough evidence to order prime minister’s removal over alleged corruption, orders investigation.

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

Opinion

Nawaz Sharif is the only viable option for Pakistan

With no alternative vision for governance and two insurgencies, Pakistanis must support Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Tom Hussain

by Tom Hussain

Tom Hussain

Reporter's Notebook

Nuclear weapons issue spoils Sharif's trip to the US

Pakistan PM indicates his country has no plan to slow down nuclear programme, causing problems with the White House.

Nuclear weapons issue spoils Sharif's trip to the US

Politics

US-Pakistan talks: Nukes, India, the Taliban, and China

'Dysfunctional relationship' unlikely to produce fruitful White House talks with nuclear weapons topping the agenda.

US-Pakistan talks: Nukes, India, the Taliban, and China

Opinion

India and Pakistan must compromise over Kashmir

History has shown the neighbours can agree on trade and visas. Demilitarisation and self-government are also achievable.

Shivam Vij

by Shivam Vij

Shivam Vij

Pakistan

Pakistan suspends executions during Ramadan

PM says temporary suspension will "observe the sanctity of the holy month", six months after lifting moratorium.

Pakistan suspends executions during Ramadan

Politics

Pakistan lifts death penalty moratorium

PM approves abolishing the ban on executions in terror cases in the wake of Peshawar school massacre, which killed 162.

Pakistan lifts death penalty moratorium

Inside Story

How will Pakistan deal with armed groups?

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says there is now no difference between "good and bad Taliban".

War & Conflict

Pakistan mourns school massacre dead

Relatives of 162 victims prepare for funerals as PM Sharif lifts ban on death penalty for terrorism charges.

Pakistan mourns school massacre dead