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Pakistan PM opens country’s fifth nuclear power plant

Islamabad, Pakistan | AFP | Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday inaugurated the country’s fifth nuclear power plant, developed in collaboration with China amid hopes that his government could end chronic power shortages this year. Pakistan is one of the few developing countries pursuing atomic energy in the wake …

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Abbasi, loyal placeholder for Pakistan’s Sharif dynasty

Islamabad, Pakistan | AFP | Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, elected as Pakistan’s new prime minister Tuesday, is expected to act as a placeholder for the Sharif dynasty after three-time premier Nawaz Sharif was ousted by the Supreme Court. Considered highly intelligent and a long-time Sharif loyalist, the 58-year-old is the former federal …

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Pakistan parliament elects ex-oil minister Abbasi as new PM

JUST IN: Pakistan parliament elects ex-oil minister Abbasi as new PM Islamabad, Pakistan | AFP | Pakistan’s parliament elected ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as prime minister on Tuesday, days after three-times premier Nawaz Sharif was ousted by the Supreme Court. Abbasi is seen by the ruling party as a placeholder for Sharif’s designated successor, …

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