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Swiss letter saga must end: Pakistani daily


September 19th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The saga of the Swiss letter must end, said a leading Pakistani daily Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf told the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Letter that closed Zardari graft cases to be withdrawn: PM


September 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter that had been sent to Swiss authorities during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM appears in Supreme Court


September 18th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday appeared before the Supreme Court, which had last month given him three-weeks' time to write to Swiss authorities on ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders PM to appear again Sep 18 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, to appear before ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC, seeks time to write Swiss letter (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday sought more time to write to ... Read more...

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Apex court issues show-cause notice to Pakistani PM


August 8th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for failing to implement its order to write to the Swiss ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM gets time till Aug 8 to write to Swiss powers (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday gave Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf time up to Aug 8 to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM gets two weeks to write to Swiss powers


July 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday gave two weeks more to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM urged to implement apex court’s NRO verdict


June 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday urged Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf to implement its verdict cancelling the controversial 2007 presidential ordinance that granted amnesty to politicians ... Read more...

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Gilani vows to protect constitution


May 13th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said "come what may" he will protect the constitution, a report says."Come what may I will protect the ... Read more...

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No corruption case against me, says Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said in London that there is no corruption case against him, it was reported here.Gilani Friday said there is ... Read more...

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Zardari’s children vow to stand by convicted Gilani


April 27th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's daughters have promised to "stand by" Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who was convicted Thursday for contempt of court.Zardari's youngest ... Read more...

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Contempt case: SC to decide Gilani’s fate Thursday (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) It was judgment day for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday with the Supreme Court expected to give its verdict in a contempt of ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted for contempt, gets symbolic sentence (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Thursday convicted for contempt of court by the Supreme Court that gave him a 30-second symbolic sentence for ... Read more...

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Gilani to appear before Supreme Court for sentencing


April 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said he would appear before Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday for sentencing in a contempt of court case that could ... Read more...

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Dynastic politics a tragedy, says Pakistani daily


April 5th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Describing dynastic politics as a tragedy, a Pakistani daily has criticised President Asif Ali Zardari's son Bilawal for not showing any independence and thinking "along ... Read more...

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Supreme Court warns Gilani of another contempt notice


March 29th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has threatened Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with another contempt notice for not complying with its orders on the National Reconciliation Ordinance ... Read more...

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Zardari, Nawaz disappointed their voters: Imran Khan


March 25th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the country honoured President Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif but they disappointed their voters in ... Read more...

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Can’t write letter against Zardari: Gilani’s counsel to court


March 21st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Appearing in a contempt of court case, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's counsel told the Supreme Court Wednesday that the government could not write ... Read more...

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Research documents on Zardari’s immunity stolen


March 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Research papers dealing with immunity for heads of states were the only things stolen from the home of a Supreme Court official, a media ... Read more...

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Will face jail but not write to Swiss authorities: Gilani


March 15th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reiterated that he will not write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Attorney general gets court order in Zardari case


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq has received the Supreme Court's order in the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Geo News reported Saturday.The order ... Read more...

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Gilani contempt: Court summons top official


February 28th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) A top Pakistani official was Tuesday summoned by the Supreme Court which was hearing Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing ... Read more...

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Evidence submitted in Gilani’s contempt case


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Evidence was submitted Wednesday in the Pakistan Supreme Court which heard Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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First for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) In a first for any prime minister in Pakistan, Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case ... Read more...

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Gilani indicted for contempt (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for failing to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Gilani reaches court for contempt hearing


February 13th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday fought jostling crowds to enter the Supreme Court to attend the hearing of a contempt of court case ... Read more...

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Will resign if convicted: Gilani


February 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he will resign if the Supreme Court convicts him in a contempt of court case for not ... Read more...

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Gilani has no option but to write letter: Nawaz


February 11th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has no option but to write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, ... Read more...

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Gilani won’t ask Switzerland to reopen cases against Zardari


February 10th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani "will never" write to Swiss authorities to reopen money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, according to a ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM files appeal in contempt of court


February 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the order to summon him in a contempt of court ... Read more...

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Pakistan government may sink deeper into crisis: daily


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court's ruling that Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt of court has "significantly escalated pressure on the embattled prime minister and may ... Read more...

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Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM has committed contempt, says court (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardar for ... Read more...

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Gilani has committed contempt, rules Pakistan court


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardar for corruption, ... Read more...

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