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Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

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UAE, Tunisia discuss parliamentary cooperation


December 28th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Tunisia have discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in various sectors, particularly in the fields of politics and parlimentary procedures.A ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court directs sitting PCO judges ‘not to issue any judicial orders’


February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 18(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has directed the sitting judges who took oath under the Provisional Constitution Order (PCO) not to issue any judicial orders.The concerned judges are facing contempt ... Read more...

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Pak Chief Justice to decide if Musharraf should be prosecuted for defying SC order


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has declined to accept the pleas of two sitting superior court judges facing contempt charges, who sought the prosecution of former president Pervez Musharraf and ... Read more...

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Verdict against judges who took oath after Musharraf declared emergency reserved


January 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 27(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has reserved its verdict in the contempt charges against superior court judges for taking oath under the Provisional Constitution Order (PCO).A four-judge bench was hearing ... Read more...

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Pak SC approached to ‘hang’ Musharraf for subversion of Constitution


January 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has been pleaded to initiate the proceedings against former President Pervez Musharraf for high treason, and order to hang him for the unconstitutional steps he ... Read more...

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Lahore Court postpones hearing of petitions against Musharraf to Nov 1


October 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has postponed the hearing of two petitions seeking registration of a high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his ... Read more...

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Pakistani chief justice withdraws from emergency era case


October 30th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan's chief justice has withdrawn from a case relating to the appointment of Supreme Court and high court judges after the declaration of the November 2007 emergency. ... Read more...

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Contempt of court petition filed against Musharraf for ‘illegally’ confining judges


September 11th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.11 (ANI): Cases against former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf continue to be filed abated, as now a petition has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking contempt-of-court proceedings against ... Read more...

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Pak Attorney General says Parliament can approve Musharraf’s trial


August 3rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.3 (ANI): Pakistan's Attorney General Pakistan Sardar Latif Khan Khosa on Monday said that Parliament could approve the trial of former president Pervez Musharraf by passing a simple majority resolution ... Read more...

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Sindh High Court issues notices to Musharraf, Qayyum


April 15th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 15 (ANI): Sindh High Court has issued notices to former Pakistan President General (r) Pervez Musharraf and former Attorney General Malik Qayyum for alleged "abrogation and subversion of the ... Read more...

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Sharif brothers undecided on assisting Supreme Court in review plea


March 27th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) The Pakistani government's appeal against a Supreme Court judgement barring opposition leader Nawaz Sharif and his brother from contesting elections has taken on a political hue with ... Read more...

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Amnesty International calls on Pak to set right its poor human rights record


November 1st, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Amnesty International has stated that Pakistan should declare the dismissal of judges in 2007 as illegal, while suggesting Islamabad to take more measures to set right its ... Read more...

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Islamist party ‘accepts’ Bangladesh’s liberation after 36 years


October 21st, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Thirty-six years after Bangladesh gained freedom, Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), the country's largest Islamist party, has recognised the 1971 war that led to the separation of the country from Pakistan. ... Read more...

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PML-Q leaders says Musharraf may quit Presidency before Aug 14


August 13th, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 13 (ANI): A senior leader of the Kings Party the PML-Q has reportedly said that in the wake of impending Impeachment move against him, President Pervez Musharraf has ... Read more...

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Pak lawyers flay Zardari for not restoring SC judges


July 11th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 11 (ANI): The agitating lawyers in Pakistan , who are into their second phase of movement for the restoration of the deposed Supreme Court judges, have warned PPP ... Read more...

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PML-N rejects kangaroo court judgement barring Nawaz from by-polls


June 24th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): Rejecting yesterdays Lahore High Courts verdict disqualifying PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif from contesting the June 26 by-polls, his party said the judgement was passed by a kangaroo ... Read more...

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Pak parties threaten civil unrest to push for judges return, Musharrafs removal


June 20th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , June 20 (ANI): If the PPP-led coalition government did not accept the publics demands for the reinstatement of the sacked judges and the impeachment of President Pervez Musharraf, a ... Read more...

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Sharif gains as Musharraf comes under pressure after long march


June 15th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 15 (ANI): The historic long march not only put tremendous pressure on three key individuals and institutions to withdraw their support to President Pervez Musharraf and let the deposed ... Read more...

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PPPs draft constitutional package seeks to undo most of Musharrafs pre-Nov 3 moves


June 2nd, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
Islamabad , June 2 (ANI): Pakistan Law Minister Farooq H Naek last evening presented the 70-point draft Constitution Bill to PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, which suggests the replacement of the Supreme ... Read more...

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Those who bowed to Musharraf will be punished: Chaudhry


May 26th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): Deposed Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that officials who bowed before President Pervez Musharrafs diktat last year, will be punished. Addressing a convention of lawyers ... Read more...

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Zardari-Nawaz London talks inconclusive


May 10th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 10 (ANI): PML-L leader Nawaz Sharif has said that his talks with PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari to resolve the issue of restoration of Supreme Court judges ended inconclusively ... Read more...

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Sacked Pak judges restoration unlikely by April 30


April 20th, 2008 - 7:26 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders have said that a parliamentary resolution alone would not suffice to have the sackedjudges restored within the 30-day ... Read more...

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Zardari, Nawaz to meet tomorrow to devise formula for restoring sacked judges


April 14th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 14 (ANI): PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif will meet tomorrow to devise a final formula for the restoration of the sacked Supreme Court judges.Announcing ... Read more...

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Sharif sees an end to dictatorship in Pakistan


March 18th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): At a dinner for party ticket-holders, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) chief Nawaz Sharif said the new government would take back the power of dissolving parliament from President ... Read more...

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Musharraf may allow Judges restoration by two-thirds majority


March 2nd, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.2 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf may allow the restoration of over 60 deposed judges if Parliament passes that decision by a two-thirds majority, one of his top aides has said. Categorically ... Read more...

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PPP-PML(N) allies ready to cut Musharraf’s powers


February 28th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.28 (ANI): Key allies of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP0 and the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) have reportedly decided to divest President Pervez Musharraf of all of his discretionary powers, the ... Read more...

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People voted against Musharraf’s emergency move: chief justice


February 21st, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Muhammad Najeeb and Devirupa Mitra Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistan's deposed chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry may be out of sight, but his voice can still be heard. Despite being under house arrest, ... Read more...

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When Musharraf used Justice Iftikhars fortune-teller to mend fences with him


January 24th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Bahawalpur (Pakistan), Jan 24 (ANI): Syed Sibtain Shah, a close friend of former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Chaudhary, and who predicted his fate correctly on several occasions, had twice approached ... Read more...

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PPP wants restoration of pre-Nov 3 judiciary


January 2nd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 2 (ANI): The shattered leadership of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is now talking of restoration of the pre-Nov 3 judiciary in accordance with the will and statement of its slain ... Read more...

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Sharif is fully qualified to contest election, says his lawyer


December 25th, 2007 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): Nawaz Sharifs counsel Akram Sheikh has rejected Attorney-General Malik Muhammad Qayyums view that the former Prime Minister is permanently disqualified from contesting elections because of his conviction in ... Read more...

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Aitzaz to sue Musharraf for two billion rupees


December 21st, 2007 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 21 (ANI): Pakistans Supreme Court Bar Association President Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan has said that he would file a damages suit of Rs two billion against President Pervez Musharraf for defaming ... Read more...

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Musharraf regime will survive for two or three months: Justice Bhagwandas


December 20th, 2007 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Dec 20 (ANI): Justice Rana Bhagwandas, who was retired on December 15 by the Musharraf regime, believes that the current extra Constitutional set-up will not be able to sustain itself for ... Read more...

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Emergency lifted in Pakistan, Constitution restored


December 15th, 2007 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 15 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has issued a presidential order to lift the emergency and restore the Constitution. The fundamental rights of people have been restored with the lifting of ... Read more...

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Emergency to be lifted by 1 p.m. today: Pak Attorney General


December 15th, 2007 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 15 (ANI): Pakistans Attorney General Malik Qayyum has said that President Pervez Musharraf will issue a presidential order to lift the emergency by 1 p.m. on Saturday. Musharraf would administer ... Read more...

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