Pakistan's Sharif free to rule without unwieldy coalition
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif won enough seats in Saturday's parliamentary election that he won't need to form a coalition with other major parties to push through badly needed reforms, final figures showed on Thursday.
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Pakistan's incoming prime minister turns pragmatic
Nawaz Sharif and his aides signal a desire to work with the U.S. and to alter the perception that he's soft on militants. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — After a resounding victory in Pakistan's national elections, presumptive new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could have pressed his populist, hard-line approach that paints the U.S. as hopelessly malevolent and self-interested.
Sharif poised to form government after Pakistan poll
ISLAMABAD - Toppled in a 1999 military coup, jailed and exiled, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and looks set to form a stable government capable of implementing reforms needed to rescue the fragile economy.
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Pakistan ex-premier's party sweeps elections
An expected showdown between Nawaz Sharif and cricket legend Imran Khan never materialized. Sharif is expected to lead the next government. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's overwhelming victory in weekend parliamentary elections returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan's powerful military and is viewed by many as soft on militants and extremist groups.
Sharif stages comeback in landmark Pakistan election
ISLAMABAD - Toppled in a 1999 coup, jailed and exiled, Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and was heading for a third term as Pakistan's prime minister.
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