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Pakistan PM resigns after court order to disqualify him: statement

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns from his post hours after the country’s Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption claims against his family. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

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Tax authorities begin probes into some people named in Panama Papers leak

The director of a Panamanian law firm that was hacked over the weekend says his firm is investigating and is absolved of responsibility for any potential illegalities associated with clients’ accounts.

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Child abuse scandal shocks Pakistan, families angry at police

Parents at the centre of a growing child abuse scandal in Pakistan accuse police of failing to do enough to break up a paedophile ring in Punjab province, the prime minister’s political heartland.

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Pakistan heat wave deaths reach 780

The head of Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says nearly 800 people have died in Karachi’s heat wave, with around 2000 people being taken to hospital daily.

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