Sharif`s PML-N gets 124 seats in Pak National Assembly

Nawaz Sharif`s PML-N has bagged 124 of the 272 directly elected seats in Pakistan`s National Assembly but fell short of a majority and is poised to form a government with support of independents and smaller parties.

Nawaz Sharif may retain foreign affairs portfolio

Pakistan`s Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif may retain the crucial foreign affairs portfolio with himself despite intense lobbying within the PML-N party for the plum post, sources said on Thursday.

Nawaz Sharif: The Lion of Punjab roars in Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif, known as the `Lion of Punjab` who has promised to restart peace process with India and is set to be elected for a third innings, is seen as someone who can fix the country`s bleeding economy.

Pakistan Election Results: Imran`s ex-wife hails party`s good show

Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan`s ex-wife Jemima Khan has hailed the success of his political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which was set to form government in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistan Election Results: PPP suffers huge setback, Ashraf faces rout

In an embarrassing setback to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) that ruled the country since 2008, former Pakistan prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf lost the election along with his predecessor Yusuf Raza Gilani`s two sons.