NAWAZ SHARIF

  • Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: officials 6 hours 53 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said on Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre. Seven terrorists have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday's slaughter in the northwestern city...
  • Nawaz Sharif vows to target all terror groups Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday vowed to target all terror groups irrespective of their agenda and affiliation, in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre that left 151 people dead, mostly students. He made the remarks during a meeting with a Chinese delegation here, Radio Pakistan reported. During...
  • Pakistan calls Peshawar massacre its 9/11, to attack terror groups with Afghanistan 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday said security forces in the country and Afghanistan have agreed to carry out coordinated operations against terrorists along the Pak-Afghan border. According to a report in Dawn, Aziz on Friday stated that the massacre...
  • Two terrorists hanged in Pakistan after lifting of ban on death penalty 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty. The two are among 17 terrorists who would be executed in the first phase after the end of self-imposed...
  • 17 Pakistan terrorists set to be executed 3 days ago

    Karachi: Jail authorities in Pakistan have started making arrangements in different parts of the country for the execution of 17 dreaded terrorists in the next few days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced lifting of a moratorium on the death penalty. Sharif's announcement came after a round table conference of political...
  • Peshawar school attack: Sharif vows to rid Pakistan of terrorism, says sacrifice of children won't be in vain 5 days ago

    Peshawar: A day after the horrendous attack on a school in Peshawar in which 151 Pakistanis, most of them children were killed, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that they are united in the fight against terror. Sharif vowed to rid Pakistan and the entire region of terrorism. "All...
  • 'He went in the uniform, came back in a coffin,' wails a Pakistan school attack victim's father 5 days ago

    Peshawar: In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school on Tuesday and killed 151 people - almost all of them students - before government troops ended the siege. The massacre of innocent children horrified a country already weary of unending terrorist attacks. Pakistan's...
  • Peshawar school attack strengthens our resolve to stamp out Taliban from Pakistan: Army 5 days ago

    Islamabad: In the horrific and barbaric terror strike in Pakistan, 133 children and nine staff members were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into the Army Public School of Peshawar and opened fire in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years. Pakistan army said that the attack only...
  • Peshawar school attack: Army operation ends as all nine terrorists killed; 133 students among 151 dead 5 days ago

    Peshawar: At least 133 students and nine staff members were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and opened fire, witnesses said, in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years. More than eight hours after terrorists slipped into the heavily...
  • Modi talks to Nawaz Sharif, offers 'deepest condolences', calls upon schools to observe 2-min silence 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night spoke with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif and offered his "deepest condolences" on the terror attack on an Army Public school in Peshawar and assured him that India stood firmly with the neighbouring country in the fight against terror. Modi has...
  • Cartoon of the day: Terror looms large on India-Pakistan ties December 6, 2014

    The standoff between India and Pakistan intensified in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday when terrorists attacked the valley. Eight Army personnel, including Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar, three policemen and eight terrorists were among 21 persons killed in four attacks in Uri, Srinagar, Shopian and Tral despite the presence of large...
  • Pakistan envoy expects no breakthrough in bilateral talks with India, unhappy with progress on Kashmir December 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan does not expect any breakthrough on resuming the bilateral dialogue with India, adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday. "India has suspended the dialogue process and now it's their responsibility to resume it," Aziz said. He made the comment...
  • Pakistan: Imran Khan alters countrywide 'shut down' plan December 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf chief Imran Khan has altered his plan to "shut down" the country on December 16, after being criticised as the protest date coincided with the formal surrender of the army in Bangladesh. Khan, who has been protesting since mid-August, had threatened to paralyze Pakistan on December 16 if...
  • Imran Khan threatens to shutdown Pakistan if vote rigging charges against PM Sharif not probed December 1, 2014

    Pakistan's famed cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan threatened to bring the country to a standstill on December 16 if the government does not investigate allegations of vote rigging by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The chairman of Pakistan's opposition party Tehrik-e-Insaf is demanding a judicial commission under the Supreme Court. Khan said,...
  • Imran Khan threatens to 'shut down' Pakistan by December 16 November 30, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday threatened to "shut down" the entire country by December 16 if the Nawaz Sharif Government failed to initiate an impartial probe into the alleged rigging in 2013 general elections. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief, in a rally outside the Parliament, said that his...
  • Nawaz Sharif kicks off China-Pakistan Eco Corridor with motorway project November 30, 2014

    Islamabad: China and Pakistan have kicked off their multi-billion dollar Economic Corridor project that passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) by laying the foundation of a fenced four-lane motorway, setting in motion a mammoth project connecting the two countries. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif performed the groundbreaking of a section of the...
  • Afghan president played key role in Modi-Sharif handshake: Nepalese Foreign Minister November 30, 2014

    Kathmandu: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and other SAARC leaders played a key role in bringing together Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif for a handshake that ended their cold vibes at the recent SAARC summit, Nepal's foreign minister said on Sunday. "Nepal was making efforts not only...
  • If India wants to restore ties with Pakistan, Kashmir issue must be discussed 'seriously': Nawaz Sharif November 28, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said India should not have cancelled the Foreign Secretary-level talks, insisting that there was "nothing new" in consulting Kashmiri leaders ahead of a dialogue. "We had been talking to the Kashmiri leaders in the past whenever Pakistan-India talks are held. This is nothing new...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 27, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Modi-Sharif handshake a face-saver for Kathmandu SAARC Summit, Pakistan to host next one in 2015 November 27, 2014

    Kathmandu: The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit waited for a handshake between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif for it to be successful. Pakistan had already spiked three agreements, engulfing the summit in despondency. But the summit came to an end on Thursday...
  • News 360: Modi-Sharif shakehand salvages SAARC summit November 27, 2014

    The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit came to an end on Thursday evening with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif's handshake on the concluding day hogging the limelight. ...
  • PM Modi returns home, says 'Thank You, Kathmandu' November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday night returned here after a three-day visit to Nepal where he attended the SAARC summit and held bilateral talks with leaders of a host of neighboring countries. "Thank you, Kathmandu," the Prime Minister said at the end of his visit. On Wednesday, Modi had...
  • MEA terms Modi's maiden SAARC visit a success November 27, 2014

    The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit came to an end on Thursday evening with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif's handshake on the concluding day hogging the limelight. The Ministry of External Affairs termed Modi's maiden SAARC summit a success. ...
  • Modi's maiden SAARC visit a success; meeting Sharif a normal courtesy: MEA November 27, 2014

    Kathmandu: The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit came to an end on Thursday evening with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif's handshake on the concluding day hogging the limelight. The Ministry of External Affairs termed Modi's maiden SAARC summit a success. ...
  • SAARC initiatives caught in Indo-Pak logjam; Modi, Sharif come face-to-face at the retreat November 27, 2014

    Kathmandu: In the last ditch effort to push Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif to ink the regional connectivity agreements, all heads of the SAARC nations are meeting in Dhulikhel in Kavre district, 20 km east from Kathmandu for a retreat. The retreat is a tradition of SAARC Summit where leaders hold...
  • India-Pakistan friction threatens to scupper efforts by SAARC leaders to boost trade ties November 27, 2014

    Kathmandu: Hostilities between rivals India and Pakistan on Wednesday threatened to scupper efforts by South Asian leaders to boost trade among almost a quarter of the world's people, throwing into doubt any prospect of a regional customs union. India and Pakistan have fought three wars, and exchanges of fire across the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 26, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Modi snubs Sharif at SAARC, says combat cross-border terror November 26, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held bilateral talks with all Heads of Government and State attending the 18th SAARC Summit with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif the only conspicuous exemption. Noting that a good neighbourhood is a universal aspiration, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said, "If we are...