Pakistani women's rights activist Gulalai Ismail flees to US and applies for political asylum, says NYT report
Gulalai Ismail, who has been a fugitive since late May, has not disclosed how she managed to leave the country.
Pakistan court rejects Pervez Musharraf's plea for adjournment on hearing, cancels his right of defence
A special court in Pakistan rejected Pervez Musharraf's plea to adjourn of the hearing of a high treason case against him on medical grounds.
'There are good doctors in Pakistan': Chief justice asks Pervez Musharraf to return, record statement in treason case
Pervez Musharraf's lawyer then told the court that the former president left the country after permission from the Pakistan government.
Nawaz Sharif summoned by Lahore court for treason case regarding former Pakistan PM's comments on Mumbai terror attacks
The Lahore High Court on Monday summoned Nawaz Sharif on 8 October during the hearing of a petition seeking action against the deposed prime minister for claiming that those involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack belonged to Pakistan.
Pervez Musharraf's treason trial to be held daily from 9 October; case has to be taken to logical conclusion, says judge
The special court hearing Pervez Musharraf's treason case will conduct daily proceedings from 9 October. The court has asked the interior ministry on the procedure to produce the former president in court.
Pakistani authorities blacklist Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain for no-show in corruption cases, block passports
Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain have been placed on the blacklist by the authorities, barring them from travelling on their Pakistani passports, media reports said
Pervez Musharraf says Supreme Court's arrest order forced him to rethink plans to return to Pakistan
Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf said that he was all set to return to Pakistan but the Supreme Court order for his arrest forced him to change his mind.
Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to see ailing wife; authorities fear he might not return to face corruption cases
Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday left for London along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz to see his ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz.
Panama Papers case: Pakistan court starts proceedings to declare Finance Minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender
An accountability court ordered initiation of proceedings to declare Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar as a proclaimed offender in a graft case in Islamabad.
Pakistan witnesses no let-up in executions by military courts, UN Human Rights Committee expresses concern
The United Nations (UN) has asked Pakistan to review the legislation relating to military courts that gives them the authority to impose the death penalty, reform military courts to ensure fair trial and to ensure that coerced confessions are never admissible in legal proceedings, after a recent, first-ever UN review of the country’s record of implementing its civil and political rights.
Pakistan has cancelled the licenses of 44 weapons issued to JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and other members of his organisations, citing security reasons.
Just a day after Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Khan said that the travel restrictions on journalist Cyril Almeida will be lifted once the probe into the placement of his name on the Exit Control List (ECT) is completed, the Dawn reported that the government has ordered for a removal of his name from the list.
Pakistan said that the travel restrictions on journalist Cyril Almeida will be lifted once the probe into the placement of his name on the ECT is completed.
The fact that the Pakistan government has punished Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida for exposing the civil-military rift itself doesn’t surprise too many people in that country
Pakistani journalist of the respected newspaper <em>Dawn</em>, has been put on the Exit Control List, meaning he will not be able to leave his country. Cyril Almeida, <em>Dawn</em>'s assistant editor, appeared on the list after he wrote an article which confirmed rumours of a rift between Pakistan's civil and military leadership.
A court in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi on Thursday ordered the government to lift a travel ban on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in 15 days' time, his lawyer said.
Pervez Musharraf's wife on Saturday requested the Pakistan government to lift a foreign travel ban on him even as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the embattled former military ruler's fate will be decided by a special court.