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Pakistan media watchdog suspends licence of news channel for airing 'contemptuous' remarks against judges
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Pakistan media watchdog suspends licence of news channel for airing 'contemptuous' remarks against judges

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) also imposed a fine of Rs 1 million on Bol News after one of its controversial anchors "cast aspersions" on the chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) and other judges

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

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal decides not to contest PCB corruption charges
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Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal decides not to contest PCB corruption charges

Batsman Umar Akmal has decided not to contest charges of corruption by the Pakistan Cricket Board, meaning his case will go straight to a judge to impose sanctions.

Lahore court's decision to quash death sentence of Pervez Musharraf is 'unfortunate', say Pakistan opposition parties
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Lahore court's decision to quash death sentence of Pervez Musharraf is 'unfortunate', say Pakistan opposition parties

Pakistan's Opposition parties have expressed reservation over a top court's decision to quash the death sentence handed out to self-exiled former dictator Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case.

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.

Lahore HC returns Pervez Musharraf's plea against verdict in high treason case, cites unavailability of full bench due to winter vacations
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Lahore HC returns Pervez Musharraf's plea against verdict in high treason case, cites unavailability of full bench due to winter vacations

The 76-year-old Pervez Musharraf was sentenced to death in absentia for high treason following a six-year legal case on 17 December

Pervez Musharraf challenges special court's verdict in treason case, says trial hurriedly wrapped up and judgment 'contains anomalies'
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Pervez Musharraf challenges special court's verdict in treason case, says trial hurriedly wrapped up and judgment 'contains anomalies'

Pakistan's former military dictator Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Friday filed a petition in a court against the special court's verdict convicting him of high treason and sentencing him to death, according to media reports

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.

Maryam Nawaz gets bail in money laundering case; ex-Pakistan PM's daughter filed plea on 'merits and humanitarian grounds'
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Maryam Nawaz gets bail in money laundering case; ex-Pakistan PM's daughter filed plea on 'merits and humanitarian grounds'

Maryam, who is the vice-president of the PML-N, was arrested in the first week of August in the money laundering case of Chaudhry Sugar mills

Pakistan court grants pre-arrest bail to Hafiz Saeed, three aides in case involving
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Pakistan court grants pre-arrest bail to Hafiz Saeed, three aides in case involving "illegal use" of land for seminary

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and his three aides were granted pre-arrest bail on Monday by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan in a case pertaining to the banned outfit's illegal use of land for its seminary

Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after decade-long battle against death sentence, arrives in Canada
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Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after decade-long battle against death sentence, arrives in Canada

Though her daughters are believed to have already fled to Canada, Bibi's lawyer Saif ul Malook confirmed to BBC that she has already arrived in Canada, and her daughters are understood to have been granted asylum there.

Asia Bibi case: Over 90 members of hardline groups held in Pakistan for protesting court's decision to uphold blasphemy acquittal
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Asia Bibi case: Over 90 members of hardline groups held in Pakistan for protesting court's decision to uphold blasphemy acquittal

Asia Bibi, 47, is finally a free woman after all the legal impediments in her way came to an end on Tuesday, when the apex court threw out a petition seeking to review its verdict of acquitting the victim of a blasphemy charge

Pakistan SC upholds Aasia Bibi's acquittal in blasphemy case, asks petitioners if Islam allows punishment for those 'not guilty'
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Pakistan SC upholds Aasia Bibi's acquittal in blasphemy case, asks petitioners if Islam allows punishment for those 'not guilty'

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the review petition filed against the acquittal of a Christian woman who was on death row for eight years on charges of blasphemy. The apex court's decision in October to overturn the conviction of Aasia Bibi sparked nationwide protests and death threats from hardline groups.

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi's lawyer flees country, requests government to protect his family
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Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi's lawyer flees country, requests government to protect his family

Saiful Malook claimed that he was facing life threats from sections of lawyers and it was difficult for him to practice in the prevailing situation

Islamist group Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan calls off protests against Asia Bibi's acquittal; apologises for 'inconveniencing without reason'
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Islamist group Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan calls off protests against Asia Bibi's acquittal; apologises for 'inconveniencing without reason'

The announcement comes after the TLP and the government reached an agreement to conclude the latter's nationwide protests, with the government promising to immediately initiate a legal process to place Asia Bibi's name on the Exit Control List (ECL).

Asia Bibi blasphemy case: Imran Khan warns protesters not to 'confront State' as Pakistan erupts in violence
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Asia Bibi blasphemy case: Imran Khan warns protesters not to 'confront State' as Pakistan erupts in violence

Imran Khan said he had been "compelled" to communicate with the nation due to the reaction given and the language used to respond to the Asia Bibi verdict by the Supreme Court.

Pakistan court commutes Christian woman Asia Bibi's death penalty for blasphemy in 2010 case; protests break out in Karachi
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Pakistan court commutes Christian woman Asia Bibi's death penalty for blasphemy in 2010 case; protests break out in Karachi

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy, a landmark verdict that sparked protests in the Islamic nation.

Pakistan's Supreme Court reinstates ban on airing Indian content across TV channels
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Pakistan's Supreme Court reinstates ban on airing Indian content across TV channels

In 2017, the Lahore High Court, noting that "the world has become a global village", lifted the PEMRA-imposed ban, declaring it null and void as the federal government had no objections.

Pakistan SC reserves judgment on final appeal against execution of Asia Bibi in blasphemy case; no date announced for verdict
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Pakistan SC reserves judgment on final appeal against execution of Asia Bibi in blasphemy case; no date announced for verdict

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday reserved its judgment on the final appeal against the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death in a blasphemy case.

Nawaz Sharif summoned by Lahore court for treason case regarding former Pakistan PM's comments on Mumbai terror attacks
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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.