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Letter that closed Zardari graft cases to be withdrawn: PM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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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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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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Next government can approach Swiss courts: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad,, Jan 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said since he would remain the country's president for only the next 12-15 months, the next government can write to ... Read more...

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BJP asks Centre to release names of black money account-holders


April 26th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reacting to an interview of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to an Indian news channel, on Tuesday asked the Centre to release ... Read more...

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Pak NAB asks Swiss court to reopen cases against Zardari


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 19(ANI): The Swiss cases against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari are likely to be reopened, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has completed its work in this connection.The Public ... Read more...

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PMO responsible for CWG mess: Gadkari


October 19th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Alleging that the recently held XIXth Commonwealth Games of being a victim of rampant bungling, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday squarely blamed ... Read more...

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Cases against Zardari can’t be reopened in Swiss courts: Khosa


October 15th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): The Pakistan government's counsel in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Senator Latif Khosa, has ruled out any possibility of reopening the cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Pak NAB claims it has no trace of money in Swiss accounts


October 13th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) could not trace money kept in Swiss accounts, it has claimed in its report submitted in the Supreme Court about the steps ... Read more...

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“Oct 13 will come and go” without any “bad” incident over NRO review hearing: Gilani


October 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 12 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan Supreme Court's decision to start the hearing on the pending National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) review petition on October 13, Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Pak govt gets breather in NRO standoff with Supreme Court


September 28th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): In what may have come as a breather to the Pakistan government, the Supreme Court has accepted its plea to decide the National Reconciliation Ordinance review petition ... Read more...

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Records of Zardari’s Swiss graft case brought to Pakistan


April 1st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) A two-member team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) returned here Thursday with the voluminous records relating to a $60 million Swiss money laundering case against Pakistani ... Read more...

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Geneva approached to reopen Zardari’s graft case


March 31st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The Swiss authorities have been approached to reopen a money laundering case against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari involving $60 million, the Supreme Court was informed Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Supreme Court orders Zardari graft cases to be reopened (Lead)


March 12th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) The noose seems to be tightening around Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, with the Supreme Court saying a Swiss money laundering case against him should be immediately ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court unhappy with Zardari case


March 12th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Friday expressed unhappiness over the lack of action in reopening a Swiss money laundering case involving President Asif Ali Zardari. It has asked ... Read more...

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‘Only government can revive Swiss corruption case against Zardari’


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) A tussle seems to be brewing within the Pakistani establishment with the law ministry saying it alone could reopen a Swiss money laundering case against President Asif ... Read more...

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Germany may buy data on tax evaders with Swiss accounts


January 31st, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 31 (DPA) Germany's government is considering buying purloined files on about 1,500 German taxpayers alleged to be using secret Swiss bank accounts to evade taxes, Berlin officials confirmed Saturday. Two German ... Read more...

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Muslims should ‘empty’ Swiss accounts: Turkish minister


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Dec 3 (IANS/AKI) Muslims should consider withdrawing their money from Swiss bank accounts in response to the country's ban on construction of minarets, a Turkish minister said. "I am certain this ... Read more...

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US files for disclosure of 4,500 Swiss accounts


September 1st, 2009 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 1 (DPA) The US tax agency Monday filed with Swiss authorities for administrative assistance on information related to 4,500 bank accounts, following a deal reached between the two governments earlier ... Read more...

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PM hasn’t addressed money hoarded in Swiss accounts: Advani


March 29th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday attacked on the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, claiming that he has not done ... Read more...

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JD-U goes after Indian holders of Swiss accounts


March 27th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Friday joined the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in demanding that the government should ask the Swiss authorities to divulge the names ... Read more...

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