Pakistan

Malala Yousafzai Has Been Accepted to Study at Oxford University

Pakistani human-rights and education advocate Malala Yousafzai has been accepted to study at the University of Oxford in the U.K.

The 20-year-old tweeted Thursday: "So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!" along with a screen shot of her acceptance into the prestigious university.

Pakistani PM resigns over Panama papers verdict

Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to disqualify him from office.
The ruling came after a probe into his family’s wealth following the 2015 Panama Papers dump linking Mr Sharif’s children to offshore companies.
Mr Sharif has consistently denied any wrongdoing in the case.

Pakistan: Supreme Court Removes PM From Office

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled to remove Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office following a nearly year-long corruption investigation into his family, local media reported Friday.

"Supreme Court of Pakistan has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case verdict. Justice Ejaz Afzal announced the decision," The Times of Islamabad wrote.

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