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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan baby cleared of attempted murder charge; police probed

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 03:10pm by AFP

    ... that highlighted endemic flaws in the country's legal system and provoked widespread ridicule. The court also launched a separate case to look into how police pressed charges against baby Musa Khan ... attention and sparked ridicule against the Pakistani criminal justice system, after the toddler was photographed crying his lungs out while being fingerprinted in court. His grandfather was later ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Family of Pakistani baby charged with attempted murder goes into hiding

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:04pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Islamabad Kin of tot charged with attempted murder in Pakistan say they are under police pressure Family in hiding after court date for baby The family of a Pakistani baby ... The country's media have highlighted the absurdity of the charge after the boy attended court last week, during which he cried while having his fingerprints recorded and had to be comforted with a milk ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Failure to pay for electricity leaves Pakistani towns in the dark

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by The Guardian

    ... power to cover the periods of what is known as "load shedding", in which electricity is shut off to avoid total system failure. Across the province, people complain of sleepless ... power system. "I am getting all these complaints from [other members of parliament] saying, 'We haven't had any electricity in my area for the last week,'" he said. ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani man held for cannibalism after baby's head is found in home

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore Cannibal brothers held after baby's head found Two brothers arrested for the second time over accusations of cannibalism appeared in court yesterday, police officials said, in a sensational case that has horrified Pakistanis. Police raided the house in a remote village in Punjab province after neighbours complained of a foul smell and found ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf pleads not guilty to 5 counts of treason

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:21pm by Reuters

    ... as president. I have only given to this country and not taken anything PERVEZ MUSHARRAF The case marks the first time a former military officer of Musharraf's rank has appeared in court before ... is 94 and very ill." The court promised to rule on the request. The progression of the case so far is a victory for the increasingly independent judiciary, which has emerged ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court suicide attack leaves 11 dead, 24 wounded

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13pm by Reuters

    ... on court kills 11, including judge Gunmen burst into a court in a busy shopping area in the heart of Pakistan’s capital on Monday, killing at least 11 people in a suicide-bomb and gun attack likely ... of gunfire. Police said at least 30 were wounded. A judge was among those killed. Watch: Eleven dead in Islamabad court suicide attack: police "There was a blast, then there was a lot of gunfire. ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf in real danger, aide says after bid to blow up his car

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:50pm by AFP

    ... the government of Pakistan to ensure that those who perpetuated this planned assassination attempt are brought to justice," he said. On Monday, a special court indicted Musharraf for treason, ... Court was due to rule on the validity of his re-election as president. Treason carries the maximum penalty of death, but some analysts were sceptical of whether the government would allow ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy in Lahore, Pakistan

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Lahore Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy A court has convicted a Pakistani Christian man and sentenced him to death in a blasphemy case that sparked a riot ... the trial was held out of fears that Masih might be attacked on his way to court. Shakir said he would appeal. Although Pakistan has never executed anybody under the law, crowds angered over ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Musharraf arrives at court for first ‘treason’ hearing

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... army chief to appear in a national court on Tuesday in a treason case seen as a test of civilian rule over the country’s powerful army. The 70-year-old arrived in a heavily protected cavalcade ... and health problems that saw him complain of a heart ailment. His defence lawyer Anwar Mansoor argued on Tuesday that judge Faisal Arab had not responded to a challenge to the court’s ability to try ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court says no treatment abroad for Musharraf

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad A court trying Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason Friday refused to allow him to go abroad for medical treatment, saying it had ... the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in Rawalpindi, neighbouring Islamabad, where Musharraf is being treated, the court said it was not in its power to let him leave. “It ...




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