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Lahore HC annuls death sentence handed out to Pervez Musharraf, says his trial in high treason case was unconstitutional
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Lahore HC annuls death sentence handed out to Pervez Musharraf, says his trial in high treason case was unconstitutional

The court also ruled that the treason case against Musharraf was not prepared in accordance with the law.

Furious over 'drag corpse and hang for three days' rider in Pervez Musharraf death sentence, Pakistan govt seeks removal of 'mentally unfit' judge
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Furious over 'drag corpse and hang for three days' rider in Pervez Musharraf death sentence, Pakistan govt seeks removal of 'mentally unfit' judge

Furious over a special court's verdict to drag Gen (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's corpse to the Parliament and hang it for three days, the Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will move the Supreme Judicial Council to unseat the "mentally unfit" head of the tribunal

Pakistan Bar Council slams Army for criticising judgment of special court against Pervez Musharraf in treason case
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Pakistan Bar Council slams Army for criticising judgment of special court against Pervez Musharraf in treason case

Apex body of Pakistani lawyers termed it a clear cut violation of the legal and constitutional provisions which amounts to contempt of the court

Imran Khan holds emergency meeting as Pakistan govt decides to support Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against death sentence
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Imran Khan holds emergency meeting as Pakistan govt decides to support Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against death sentence

Imran Khan discussed the issue with his top party aides even as his government decided to support Musharraf 's appeal against 'unfair' verdict

Two Pakistan Army officers injured in retaliatory firing by Indian forces; neighbouring country had violated ceasefire in Poonch
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Two Pakistan Army officers injured in retaliatory firing by Indian forces; neighbouring country had violated ceasefire in Poonch

This was the third ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the border district in as many days. On Saturday, Pakistan targeted Shahpur and Kirni sectors

Pakistan blacklists, expels Asia coordinator of Committee to Protect Journalists; group's executive director calls move 'baffling'
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Pakistan blacklists, expels Asia coordinator of Committee to Protect Journalists; group's executive director calls move 'baffling'

Pakistan blacklisted and expelled the Asia coordinator of global press freedom group the Committee to Protect Journalists, the group's executive director said Friday.

'Kashmir issue is a nuclear flashpoint': Pakistan Army claims it is ready to deal with any 'misadventures' by India
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'Kashmir issue is a nuclear flashpoint': Pakistan Army claims it is ready to deal with any 'misadventures' by India

Pakistan said on Saturday that its army was "fully prepared" to face any challenge posed by India in the wake of current tensions over Kashmir.

Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies after foiled infiltration attempt amid high security alert in Jammu and Kashmir
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Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies after foiled infiltration attempt amid high security alert in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army has offered Pakistan Army to take over the dead bodies of Border Action Team army regulars and terrorists. Pakistan Army has been offered to approach with a white flag to take over the bodies, but are yet to respond said the Indian Army.

Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations chief posts doctored video of retired IAF officer; gets mocked on Twitter
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Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations chief posts doctored video of retired IAF officer; gets mocked on Twitter

Ghafoor shared a video of Keelor on his Twitter account, claiming that he was talking about the 'Indian failure' during the dogfight between the IAF and the Pakistan Air Force.

Pakistan hinting at use of F-16 jet in dogfight with India exposes its lies; 'self-defence' a weak argument that doesn't hold
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Pakistan hinting at use of F-16 jet in dogfight with India exposes its lies; 'self-defence' a weak argument that doesn't hold

Just last month, Pakistan had reiterated that only JF-17s, and no F-16, were used against India in the 27 February dogfight over Kashmir, which makes the latest mention of the use of F-fighter jets significant.

Pakistan foreign office says country will 'soon' respond to Indian dossier on Jaish-e-Mohammed
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Pakistan foreign office says country will 'soon' respond to Indian dossier on Jaish-e-Mohammed

The JeM took responsibility for the attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on 14 February, in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

Pakistan govt, army must get their stories straight to prove they are serious about acting against terrorist groups
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Pakistan govt, army must get their stories straight to prove they are serious about acting against terrorist groups

The first and foremost step Pakistan — and we mean both the army and government — must take is acknowledge together the presence of terrorist groups in the country and not feign innocence when the world blames it for the attacks in Kashmir.

Pakistan intelligence used JeM to carry out attacks in India, claims former president Pervez Musharraf
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Pakistan intelligence used JeM to carry out attacks in India, claims former president Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday said the country's intelligence had used the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit to carry out attacks in India during his tenure. He made the statement in an interview over the phone to Pakistani journalist Nadeem Malik of Hum News for his talk show.

Jaish-e-Mohammed doesn't exist in Pakistan, claims military spokesperson Asif Ghafoor amid tensions with India
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Jaish-e-Mohammed doesn't exist in Pakistan, claims military spokesperson Asif Ghafoor amid tensions with India

When asked about Indian claims regarding the Balakot air strike, Asif Ghafoor said that not even a single brick had been found there nor were there any casualities. "Their (Indian) claims are false," he said.

In India-Pakistan air strikes and ensuing prime time frenzy, facts and journalism have been casualties
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In India-Pakistan air strikes and ensuing prime time frenzy, facts and journalism have been casualties

Most TV channels are on a free-for-all mission, where the objective is to attain stratospheric decibel levels based on their own perception of what the truth ought to be.

No reports of any IAF jet damaged by Pakistan, defence sources tell PTI; say Pak F16 strike report to be verified as well
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No reports of any IAF jet damaged by Pakistan, defence sources tell PTI; say Pak F16 strike report to be verified as well

Earlier in the day, Pakistan claimed it shot down two Indian military aircraft over Pakistani air space and arrested at least one of the pilots.

IAF ops in Pakistan: Modi gave Pulwama jawans' kin closure, but Islamabad delusional that strikes only harmed trees
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IAF ops in Pakistan: Modi gave Pulwama jawans' kin closure, but Islamabad delusional that strikes only harmed trees

Narendra Modi has honoured the 42 CRPF troopers who died in Pulwama by issuing orders on the 13th day to the Indian Air Force to strike at terror camps in Pakistan.

Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'
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Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'

Reports had said that in retaliation to Tuesday's airstrike, Pakistani jets had violated the Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri sectors.

Pakistan accuses Indian Air Force of violating Line of Control in Muzaffarabad sector, says 'no casualties or damage'
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Pakistan accuses Indian Air Force of violating Line of Control in Muzaffarabad sector, says 'no casualties or damage'

"Indian aircraft intruded from Muzaffarabad sector. Facing timely and effective response from Pakistan Air Force released payload in haste while escaping which fell near Balakot. No casualties or damage," Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations, the media wing of the army, said in a tweet

India committed aggression, Pakistan has 'right to respond', says Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi
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India committed aggression, Pakistan has 'right to respond', says Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

In Islamabad, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that India has violated the LoC and Pakistan has right to respond. Prime Minister Imran Khan was chairing an "important meeting" to discuss the situation, sources said. India's air strikes came 12 days after the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed carried out the Pulwama attack in Kashmir