Daily Mail: Mourners attend funeral of wife of former Pakistani PM

In this file photo, Kulsoom Nawaz attends the election campaign meeting in Lahore on May 4, 2013. (AFP/File)
Updated 14 September 2018
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Daily Mail: Mourners attend funeral of wife of former Pakistani PM

September 13 – Daily Mail states that mourners have attended the funeral of the wife of former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif in London, where she died at a hospital this week after months in critical condition. Thursday's funeral service of Kulsoom Nawaz, 68, was held at a mosque there. Her family plans to bring Nawaz's body to Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, where she will be buried on Friday.

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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

Updated 12 December 2018
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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

December 11 – The Washington Times states that Pakistan’s anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. The National Accountability Bureau says Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother, who is also accused in the case, were arrested in Lahore after a court refused to extend their bail. Both are members of Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League.

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