Free Press Journal
  • World mocks Pakistan because of Nawaz Sharif: Former President Asif Ali Zardari

    Pakistan: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has brought Pakistan to a place where the world ridicules it. Zardari further said that the PPP has always indulged in politics of principles, as per Geo News.

  • Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom suffers a cardiac arrest in UK

     London/Islamabad : Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, suffered a cardiac arrest in the UK and put on ventilator as her health deteriorated, her family said on Friday.

  • After US-North Korea summit, now Pakistan asks India to resume peace talks

    Lahore: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s brother and PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif has asked India to resume peace talks with Islamabad, saying the Singapore summit between the US and North Korea should set a good precedent for both the bickering neighbours to follow.

  • No lawyer willing to fight my case: Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has been facing charges in the Avenfield properties case has said that no lawyer is willing to take his case.

  • Former PM Nawaz Sharif accuses Pakistan Supreme Court chief justice of oppression, injustice

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today accused the country chief justice of rushing through the hearings in the three corruption cases filed against him, terming it an “extremely unfortunate” example of “oppression and injustice”. The Supreme Court had disqualified Sharif, 68, last year, forcing the three-time prime minister to resign. Sharif has dismissed as politically motivated the corruption charges linked to the Panama Papers case.

  • Sharif’s 26/11 remarks: Pak blocks English daily

    Washington : Pakistani authorities have blocked the circulation of a leading English daily in many parts of the country, a media watchdog has alleged, days after the newspaper published ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s controversial remarks on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

  • Court dismisses plea for treason case against Sharif

    Militant organisations are active. Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? Explain it to me. Why can’t we complete the trial? -Nawaz Sharif, Former PM, Pakistan

  • Nawaz Sharif’s Mumbai attack statement ‘incorrect, misleading’: Pakistan civil-military brass

    Islamabad: The top civil-military leadership in Pakistan on Monday dismissed ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statement on the 2008 Mumbai attacks as “incorrect and misleading”. The National Security Committee (NSC), which reviewed the statement, was chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat and Director General Inter-Services Intelligence Lt. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar.

  • Pakistan Army ‘upset’ with Nawaz Sharif over 26/11 comments

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Army is said to be ‘extremely upset’ with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s alleged admission that Pakistan had a significant role to play in the terrorist attacks that took place across Mumbai between November 26 and 29, 2008, which claimed the lives of 166 persons and injured more than 300.

  • Maharashtra ATS picks up suicide bomber

    Mumbai: The State Anti-Terrorism Squad has arrested 32-year-old Faisal Hasan Mirza from Mumbai’s western suburbs. A senior ATS official said the man was planning to bump off some important personalities. He was trained to target public places, government places and conduct suicide attacks.

  • India responsible for slow pace of 26/11 trial: Pak ex-minister

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Sunday said the “uncooperative attitude” and “stubbornness” of the Indian government has been the biggest obstacle in the Mumbai terror attacks trial reaching a conclusion, according to a media report.

  • 26/11: Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan’s hand

    Lahore : For the first time, Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has publicly acknowledged that militant organisations are active in the country and questioned the policy to allow the “non-state actors” to cross the border and “kill” people in Mumbai, a media report said. Sharif, who has been disqualified to hold public office for life by the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case, said Pakistan has isolated itself. “We have

  • World Bank denies reports that Nawaz Sharif laundered USD 4.9 billion to India

    Washington: The World Bank today described as “incorrect” media reports in Pakistan about allegations that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif laundered USD 4.9 billion to India. “In the past day, there have been media reports citing the World Bank’s Remittances and Migration Report of 2016. These media reports were incorrect,” the World Bank said in a statement here.