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LAHORE, Pakistan | Thousands attend funeral of Pakistani ex-PM’s wife in Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan — Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif‘s wife in the eastern city of Lahore on Friday. Kulsoom Nawaz, 68, was one of the country’s most well-regarded politicians. She died on Tuesday after months of lying in critical condition at a London hospital. She had undergone surgery … Continue reading LAHORE, Pakistan | Thousands attend funeral of Pakistani ex-PM’s wife in Lahore

World News – Reported Earthquake in Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan – Reliable residents/sources in Lahore, Pakistan, have reported damage from a earthquake creating local residents to abandon homes seeking shelter. According to The News, sources have reported that areas affected are Lahore, Pakpattan, Jaranwala, Nankana Sahib, Sheikupura, Okara, Kasur, Gujrat, Khanewal, Hafizabad, Chiniot, Multan and other cities. No other information is currently available.  … Continue reading World News – Reported Earthquake in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD  | The Latest: Pakistan Muslim League’s chief casts vote

ISLAMABAD  — The Latest on Pakistan’s elections (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Pakistan Muslim League chief Shahbaz Sharif cast his vote in the eastern city of Lahore soon after polls opened in national elections. Sharif, the younger brother of disgraced ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, took over the ruling Pakistan Muslim League last year after his … Continue reading ISLAMABAD  | The Latest: Pakistan Muslim League’s chief casts vote

LAHORE, Pakistan  | Sharif in custody as 132 die in Pakistan election violence

LAHORE, Pakistan  — Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate. In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128 people Friday, including a politician running for a provincial legislature. Four … Continue reading LAHORE, Pakistan  | Sharif in custody as 132 die in Pakistan election violence

LAHORE, Pakistan | 69 people die in election violence ahead of Sharif’s return

LAHORE, Pakistan — The deadliest attack in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed 65 people at a rally in southwester Baluchistan on Friday ahead of the return to Pakistan of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. It’s expected Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns later Friday … Continue reading LAHORE, Pakistan | 69 people die in election violence ahead of Sharif’s return

LAHORE, Pakistan | The Latest: Official says bomb near political rally kills 10

LAHORE, Pakistan — The Latest on Pakistan’s upcoming national elections and the return of Nawaz Sharif (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A Pakistani official says a bomb that exploded near the election rally of a politician running for a seat in a provincial legislature has killed at least 10 people and wounded 25 others. Ali … Continue reading LAHORE, Pakistan | The Latest: Official says bomb near political rally kills 10

LAHORE, Pakistan | The Latest: Pakistan pol condemns bombing near rival’s rally

LAHORE, Pakistan — The Latest on Pakistan’s upcoming national elections and the return of Nawaz Sharif (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Former Pakistani lawmaker Imran Khan, who hopes to become the next prime minister, has condemned a bombing near the election rally of a rival candidate, where four of the candidate’s supporters were killed. Khan … Continue reading LAHORE, Pakistan | The Latest: Pakistan pol condemns bombing near rival’s rally