Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz


Pakistan parties demand new elections as Khan wins vote

Jul 28, 2018 - 9:16 AM

It has been dubbed 'Pakistan's dirtiest election' but for now, Khan's victory represents an end to decades of rotating leadership between ruling parties that was punctuated by periods of military rule

NEW ELECTIONS? Shahbaz Sharif (2nd from right), the younger brother of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and head of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), gestures as he speaks during an All Parties Conference in Islamabad on July 27, 2018. Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Pakistan election body rejects 'rigging' accusations

Jul 26, 2018 - 1:32 PM

The incumbent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party flat out rejects the pending results of the election on July 25, citing 'outright rigging' and accusing officials of preventing its representatives from overseeing the count

AFTER ELECTIONS. A Pakistani resident looks at morning newspapers at a stall a day after the general election in Islamabad on July 26, 2018. Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Pakistan interior minister shot, wounded in suspected assassination bid

May 07, 2018 - 12:15 AM

(UPDATED) The shooting comes as Pakistan gears up for its second ever democratic transition and follows a series of blows to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz

Pakistani Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal (C) speaks to media outside an accountability court where sacked prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared to face corruption charges in Islamabad on October 2, 2017.   Sacked Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made a second appearance before an anti-corruption court on October 2, as officials said he would be indicted at a later hearing on corruption charges that could ultimately see him jailed. / AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI

Islamist leader calls off Pakistan protests after minister resigns

Nov 27, 2017 - 2:39 PM

The decision to capitulate to the protesters' demands is a major embarrassment for the embattled ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as it eyes elections in 2018, analysts say

PROTEST VS MINISTER. Pakistani protesters from the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group shout religious slogans during a protest in Islamabad on November 26, 2017. Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Pakistan to elect new prime minister August 1

Jul 30, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Pakistan s parliament will meet on Tuesday August 1 to elect a new prime minister after the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif following an investigation into corruption allegations against his family

A Pakistani man reads a newspaper with front page news of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on July 29, 2017. Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif names brother Shahbaz as successor

Jul 29, 2017 - 11:17 PM

However the younger Sharif must be elected to the national assembly before becoming the new prime minister Former oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is also nominated as interim PM

BROTHERS. This file photo taken on February 25, 2009 shows former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif (R) arriving with his brother Shahbaz Sharif for a press conference in Lahore, Pakistan. Arif Ali/AFP