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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani politicians meet with protesters to try to end crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:41pm by Reuters

    ... a "national government", though as the delegation arrived for talks at his protest site he asked followers to stop shouting anti-government slogans. The Supreme Court, which has played an influential role in Pakistani politics in recent years, ordered Khan and Qadri to appear today to explain their protests. The ruling came after petitions urging the court to restrain Khan and Qadri ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani government appeals against lifting of travel ban on Pervez Musharraf

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:20pm by AFP

    ... government yesterday appealed to the country's Supreme Court to overturn a decision allowing Pervez Musharraf to leave the country, his lawyer said, prolonging the ex-military ruler's legal ... back to his 1999-2008 rule. "The federal government has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court," said Ahmad Raza Kasuri, a member of Musharraf's legal team. Musharraf has been ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court orders arrest of prime minister

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 07:22pm by AFP

    ... turmoil ahead of scheduled elections. The announcement was made in the Supreme Court as thousands of people protested in the capital Islamabad, demanding the immediate dissolution of parliament ... parliament broke into spontaneous applause as news of the arrest orders filtered through. Ashraf took office in June last year after the Supreme Court dismissed his predecessor, prime minister Yousuf ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf could leave Pakistan today after court grants him bail

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... formalities are completed." Another lawyer Ibrahim Satti said a three-member Supreme Court bench had granted bail in a case over the death of a rebel leader in return for surety bonds worth two ... Reuters in Islamabad Former president free to leave after court grants him bail in case involving death of rebel leader Musharraf set to leave Pakistan Former military dictator Pervez ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf in Pakistan court over Bhutto killing

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 02:32pm by AFP

    ... last month after four years in self-imposed exile. On Monday, Pakistan’s caretaker government refused to put Musharraf on a separate trial for treason, telling the Supreme Court ... Agence France-Presse in Rawalpindi Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf appeared before an anti-terrorism court on Tuesday over the murder of former prime minister Benazir ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf flees court after judge orders his arrest

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... the situation. Others speculated that Musharraf's home could be reclassified as a jail. Musharraf's aides say he will go to the Supreme Court to appeal against Siddiqui's ruling. Police ... Musharraf's decision in 2007 to detain senior judges, including the chief justice of the Supreme Court, when he declared a state of emergency and suspended the constitution. Associated Press, ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Islamabad braced for huge Imran Khan-led protest against Sharif

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:41pm by GDN

    ... general elections. "We didn't reject the election results immediately because we thought we could get relief from the courts," said senior PTI leader Shafqat Mahmood. "But now we have decided that everything we tried in parliament and the courts has not worked and so we have no recourse but to launch a huge protest." The prospect of Khan's so-called ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Top Pakistan court demands strategy to protect Shiites

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Pakistan’s top court ordered authorities on Tuesday to develop a long-term strategy to protect Shiite Muslims after bomb attacks killed nearly 200 of them in the country’s southwest. The Supreme Court rejected a report on intensified measures to protect the minority ethnic Hazara Shiite community after the latest attack killed 90 people in the Baluchistan ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court orders Musharraf’s arrest

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 02:17pm by AFP

    ... contesting elections in the Supreme Court, but Pakistan’s top court is considered unlikely to reinstate his nomination. The court is already hearing a separate petition from lawyers demanding ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the arrest of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for his controversial decision to dismiss judges when he ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan government refuses to order Musharraf treason trial

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 07:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Pakistan’s caretaker government on Monday refused to put former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason, telling the Supreme Court ... not in the mandate of the caretaker government for the following,” it said in a statement to the court. The statement was read out as the Supreme Court hears a petition from lawyers demanding that Musharraf ...




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