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Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister after contentious vote

Mar. 04, 2024 20:33 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Shehbaz Sharif was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister on Monday after being elected a day earlier in a raucous parliamentary session. He held the same position from April 2022 to August 2023, replacing archrival Imran Khan who was kicked out of the job...

Shehbaz Sharif returns as Pakistan's new premier as Imran Khan allies in parliament allege rigging

Mar. 04, 2024 07:25 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Lawmakers in Pakistan’s National Assembly have elected Shehbaz Sharif for a comeback term as prime minister, as parliamentary allies of imprisoned former premier Imran Khan shouted in protest, alleging rigging in last month’s election. Sharif, who held the same...

Pakistan swears in new parliament amid chaotic scenes as Imran Khan's followers protests vote count

Feb. 29, 2024 10:01 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's National Assembly swore in newly elected members of parliament on Thursday in a chaotic scene as allies of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan shouted and protested what they claim was a rigged election. Lawmakers from Khan's Pakistan...

Pakistani ex-Premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter takes over top provincial post. Rivals boycott her

Feb. 26, 2024 20:11 PM EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The eldest daughter and close aide of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday became the country’s first-ever female chief minister in eastern Punjab province. Her rivals accused authorities of nepotism and boycotted the session of the provincial...