The Latest: Pakistan closes Afghanistan border crossings

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan ahead of the country’s parliamentary election on Saturday (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Pakistan’s two official border crossings with Afghanistan have closed for two days at the request of the…

India, at UN: Pakistan is harboring terrorists

UNITED NATIONS — India’s foreign minister accused neighboring Pakistan of harboring terrorists in an angry speech Saturday before the U.N. General Assembly, and rejected the notion that India is sabotaging peace talks with Pakistan, calling it “a complete lie.” Sushma…

At UN, India focuses to link Pakistan with 'terror'

–Sushma Swaraj tells UN ‘Pakistan’s commitment to terrorism as an instrument of official policy has not abated one bit’ NEW YORK: India’s Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj told the UN General Assembly that the ‘mastermind’ of the 2008 Mumbai terror…

Pakistan Court Releases Nawaz Sharif, Ex-Prime Minister, From Prison

Pakistan Court Releases Nawaz Sharif, Ex-Prime Minister, From Prison ImageSupporters of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan celebrating outside the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday.CreditCreditAnjum Naveed/Associated Press By Salman Masood and Maria Abi-Habib Sept. 19, 2018 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan —…

Nawaz Sharif: Ex-PM and daughter released from Pakistan prison

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been released from prison, two months after he began a 10-year jail sentence for corruption. The release came hours after a court suspended the sentences of Sharif and his daughter Maryam, who were…

Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif

FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addresses his Pakistan Muslim League supporters during a party general council meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, a Pakistani court suspended the…

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to be released from prison

The Islamabad High Court suspended a corruption sentence against Sharif and his daughter Maryam. The two were ordered to pay bail of $5,000 each, and are expected to be freed from Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi later Wednesday. Sharif and his…

Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam to be freed; jail term suspended: Pakistan court

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 19, 2018 4:20:55 pm Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Mariam have been freed by the Islamabad High Court. (FILE) The Islamabad High Court Wednesday suspended the sentences handed to former…

Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan court orders ex-PM's release

A Pakistani court has ordered the release of ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, two months after he began a 10-year jail sentence over corruption. The court suspended the sentences of Mr Sharif and his daughter Maryam who were convicted in July,…

Pakistan mourns death of Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of jailed ex-PM Sharif

Kulsoom Nawaz (L), who was first lady of Pakistan three times, was diagnosed with lymphoma in August last year and had been receiving treatment at a private hospital in London for months More Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former Pakistan…