pakistani politics

Pakistani PM Sharif Undergoes Successful Heart Surgery, Daughter Says

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, May 31 – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif underwent successful open heart surgery in a London hospital on Tuesday, his second cardiac procedure in five years, his daughter said. Sharif’s surgery comes as his government prepares to present its annual budget on Friday. It also remains under pressure over allegations of

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Kidnapped Son of Pakistani Ex-PM Arrives Home from Afghanistan

By James Mackenzie and Mehreen Zahra-Malik KABUL/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan May 11 – The son of a former Pakistani prime minister who was rescued by Afghan and U.S. forces from Al Qaeda captors in Afghanistan landed in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, three years after being kidnapped from his home town. Ali Haider Gilani was

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