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Pakistan court orders Nawaz Sharif to appear by 24 Nov to avoid being declared as 'proclaimed offender'
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Pakistan court orders Nawaz Sharif to appear by 24 Nov to avoid being declared as 'proclaimed offender'

The designation of a 'proclaimed offender' may result in the confiscation of his properties and his passport. Sharif has been living in London since November 2019 after he was allowed to visit for medical reasons

India failed to appoint lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan law ministry tells Islamabad HC
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India failed to appoint lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan law ministry tells Islamabad HC

This comes after Pakistan on Thursday once again rejected India's demand that an Indian lawyer or a Queen's Counsel be appointed for Jadhav, a death-row prisoner

Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap
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Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap

Sharif's decision to become active in politics coincided with the issuance of a non-bailable arrest warrant by the Islamabad High Court. He has been living in London since November 2019 after he was allowed to go abroad for four weeks for treatment

MEA says New Delhi wants Indian lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan court
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MEA says New Delhi wants Indian lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan court

The Islamabad High Court recently ordered the Pakistan government to give "another chance" to India to appoint a counsel for Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan has failed to address core issues in implementing ICJ judgment, says MEA
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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan has failed to address core issues in implementing ICJ judgment, says MEA

A bench of the Islamabad High Court will hear the case seeking India’s consular access to Jadhav on 3 September

Pakistan court appoints three lawyers as impartial advisers in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
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Pakistan court appoints three lawyers as impartial advisers in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The appointments came a day after the court ordered the Pakistan government to give India "another chance" to appoint a counsel for the death-row prisoner

Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, vocal critic of country's powerful military, released after day-long abduction
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Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, vocal critic of country's powerful military, released after day-long abduction

Police said Matiullah Jan was last seen outside a government school in Islamabad on Tuesday morning. An Islamabad police spokesperson said that they are investigating the case.

Islamabad High Court stops special court from announcing verdict in Pervez Musharraf high treason case
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Islamabad High Court stops special court from announcing verdict in Pervez Musharraf high treason case

As Pakistan President, Musharraf imposed emergency and suspended the Constitution in 2007, which according to Article 6 of the Constitution was an act of high treason.

Nawaz Sharif unlikely to travel to London for treatment after Pakistan govt delays move to remove ex-PM name from no-fly list
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Nawaz Sharif unlikely to travel to London for treatment after Pakistan govt delays move to remove ex-PM name from no-fly list

Ailing former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif may not travel to London on Sunday for treatment as government delayed removal of his name from the no fly-list

As Nawaz Sharif's health deteriorates, Pakistan court suspends his sentence in corruption case for eight weeks
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As Nawaz Sharif's health deteriorates, Pakistan court suspends his sentence in corruption case for eight weeks

Sharif last week procured bail on medical grounds in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case from the Lahore High Court.

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif 'fighting for life' after platelet count drops to critical level, says personal physician
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Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif 'fighting for life' after platelet count drops to critical level, says personal physician

Nawaz Sharif, 69, was admitted to the Services Hospital on Monday night from the anti-graft body's custody after his platelets dropped to a critical low level of 2,000.

Islamabad HC grants bail to Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia corruption case day after ex-Pakistan premier suffers minor heart attack
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Islamabad HC grants bail to Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia corruption case day after ex-Pakistan premier suffers minor heart attack

The Islamabad High Court on Saturday evening granted the bail to Nawaz Sharif till Tuesday on medical and humanitarian grounds after his younger brother Shehbaz approached the court

Pakistan court dismisses plea to drop terrorism charges against Pervez Musharraf owing to his lawyer’s absence during hearings
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Pakistan court dismisses plea to drop terrorism charges against Pervez Musharraf owing to his lawyer’s absence during hearings

The former military ruler has been seeking deletion of terrorism charges and subsequent transfer of his case from the ATC to the sessions court.

Pakistani women's rights activist Gulalai Ismail flees to US and applies for political asylum, says NYT report
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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.

Maryam Nawaz to appear in court on 19 July in connection with high-profile Avenfield Apartments graft case
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Maryam Nawaz to appear in court on 19 July in connection with high-profile Avenfield Apartments graft case

Maryam Nawaz has been summoned by an anti-corruption court to appear before it on 19 July for allegedly submitting a fake trust deed in the high-profile Avenfield Apartments case

Maryam Nawaz releases video showing judge's 'confession' about being 'blackmailed and forced' to convict Nawaz Sharif
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Maryam Nawaz releases video showing judge's 'confession' about being 'blackmailed and forced' to convict Nawaz Sharif

Maryam Nawaz has released a video clip showing an accountability court judge allegedly confessing that he was "blackmailed and forced" Nawaz Sharif.

NAB arrests Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari in money laundering case after Islamabad HC rejects extension of pre-arrest bail
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NAB arrests Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari in money laundering case after Islamabad HC rejects extension of pre-arrest bail

Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on Monday from his residence in Islamabad in a fake bank accounts case by the country's top anti-corruption body, officials said.

Islamabad HC forms commission to investigate reported abduction, conversion of two Hindu girls in Sindh
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Islamabad HC forms commission to investigate reported abduction, conversion of two Hindu girls in Sindh

The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday formed a five-member commission to probe the alleged abduction, forced conversion and marriage of two teenage Hindu girls in Sindh province that led to massive protests by the minority community in the country.

Pakistan Supreme Court grants six-week bail to Nawaz Sharif to seek medical treatment within the country
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Pakistan Supreme Court grants six-week bail to Nawaz Sharif to seek medical treatment within the country

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif is lodged in the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore since December 2018, serving a seven-year imprisonment in the Al Azizia Steel Mills graft case.

Pakistan SC rejects Nawaz Sharif's appeal for early hearing in graft case, denies application for bail as well
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Pakistan SC rejects Nawaz Sharif's appeal for early hearing in graft case, denies application for bail as well

Sharif has challenged this verdict in the Supreme Court and filed a separate petition for a quick hearing on 6 March.