Sunday, 5th February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

Pakistanis celebrate after Prime Minister resigns over corruption scandal

By Reuters
29 July 2017   |   10:30 am
Pakistanis take to the streets to celebrate the ousting of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who's resigned over a corruption scandal. But the country is again without a leader, as a Sharif ally implies the military may be involved in his downfall.

Related

16 Oct
A deadly attack on a school van in Pakistan's Swat Valley has sparked fears of a resurgence in Taliban activity in the region. Thousands have protested against the possible return of a militant presence to Swat.
26 Oct
Under a 2019 revision of the law, globally recognized K-pop stars were allowed to put off their service until 30. Military service is hugely controversial in South Korea where all able-bodied men aged between 18 and 28 must fulfil their duties as part of efforts to defend against nuclear-armed North Korea.
20 Oct
UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation less than seven weeks after taking the position after her failed tax-cutting budget spurred market turmoil and led to a lack of confidence within her party. Truss was appointed prime minister on September 6.
24 Oct
The former British finance minister is seen as favorite to win the Conservative Party leadership race after former Prime Minister Boris Johnson pulled out.
29 Oct
A viral post on Facebook claims to show a convoy of NATO military advisors destroyed by Russian missiles. While many users believe that the images represent actual fighting, they were actually taken from a war video game series called Arma 3. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
1 Nov
A war between military junta and people Myanmar: Phil Robertson, Human Rights Watch
12 Nov
The party of Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he suffered minor injuries after a gunman opened fire at his convoy. While the gunman is in custody, no individual or group has claimed responsibility.
19 Nov
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said his country would be ready to host a German military brigade by 2026. He made the announcement after meeting with Germany's Annalena Baerbock.
25 Nov
Long-time Malaysian statesman Anwar Ibrahim will be sworn in as the country's next Prime Minister on Thursday evening. CNBC's JP Ong with the latest developments.
27 Nov
An agreement among German government ministers looks to put an end to Germany's military presence in Mali. It follows similar decisions by allies, after a years-long operation that has made questionable progress.
29 Nov
Anwar Ibrahim is seen as a reformist willing to work with the West. However, his affinity for Europe will be put to the test over an ongoing dispute with Brussels over palm oil.
4 Dec
Kenya could be on course to unveil its prototype of a military robotic dog. That is if they can adopt and advance the idea of a 19-year-old student who has finalized building one using local materials.