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Pakistan begins process to extradite Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to US, on embezzlement charges
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Pakistan begins process to extradite Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to US, on embezzlement charges

The Interpol had refused to issue an arrest warrant against Hussain Haqqani, a prominent critic of Pakistan's military and political leadership, in January last year.

Memo Commission no one to judge my patriotism: guilty Haqqani
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Memo Commission no one to judge my patriotism: guilty Haqqani

The Pakistan Supreme Court has ordered Haqqani to appear in court within two weeks. Haqqani, meanwhile, tweeted: "Those who endorsed military dictators & allowed them 2 amend constitution cannot judge my -or anyone else's- patriotism."

What next for Pakistan? Three scenarios and outcomes
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What next for Pakistan? Three scenarios and outcomes

After standing up to the Pakistan army, the country's civilian executive is now confronting the judiciary. Here's how it hopes to escape the negative consequences of its actions.

Will respect apex court's decisions: Gilani
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Will respect apex court's decisions: Gilani

Insisting that his government does not want a confrontation with the judiciary, Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani today said he will respect decisions made by the Supreme Court.

Pak SC grants 2 more months to panel probing memo issue
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Pak SC grants 2 more months to panel probing memo issue

Pakistan's Supreme Court today gave the judicial commission investigating the memo issue two more months to complete its probe and said the panel would decide on American businessman Mansoor Ijaz's request to record his statement outside the country.

Courts allow Haqqani to travel abroad
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Courts allow Haqqani to travel abroad

Pakistan's supreme court has granted Pakistan's former envoy to US, Husain Haqqani, permission to travel abroad.

Memogate: Ijaz not coming to Pak due to fear of arrest
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Memogate: Ijaz not coming to Pak due to fear of arrest

Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the central figure in the memo scandal, said he would not visit Islamabad to depose before a judicial panel probing the matter fearing threat to life.

Ijaz issued 1-year multiple visa to enter Pakistan
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Ijaz issued 1-year multiple visa to enter Pakistan

Controversial Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, who is at the centre of the memogate scandal was today issued one-year multiple entry visa for Pakistan.

Bikini battles, bare-naked lies, and Pak power struggles
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Bikini battles, bare-naked lies, and Pak power struggles

What does naked female wrestling have to do with Pakistani politics? A lot actually.

Pakistan rejects US envoy visit: official
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Pakistan rejects US envoy visit: official

This is the latest in the events adding to deteriorating relations between Islamabad and Washington.

Gilani puts up stout defence of democracy, wins trust vote
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Gilani puts up stout defence of democracy, wins trust vote

Pak Prime Minister to appear before Supreme Court on Thursday.

RIM refuses to share BlackBerry data between Haqqani and Ijaz
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RIM refuses to share BlackBerry data between Haqqani and Ijaz

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has rejected Pakistan's request for details of communications between former envoy Husain Haqqani and Mansoor Ijaz related to the memo scandal.

Whistleblower Ijaz seeks time till 25 Jan to testify before judicial panel
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Whistleblower Ijaz seeks time till 25 Jan to testify before judicial panel

Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz today failed to make a scheduled appearance before a judicial commission investigating the memo scandal and sought time till 25 January to come to Pakistan.

Supreme Court to decide fate of Zardari, Gilani on memo scandal
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Supreme Court to decide fate of Zardari, Gilani on memo scandal

The fate of Pakistan's beleaguered top leaders, including President Asif Ali Zardari, could be decided today when its embattled government appears before the Supreme Court, which is set to take up the memo scandal and high-profile graft cases.

Memogate: Izaj to depose before Pak commission
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Memogate: Izaj to depose before Pak commission

Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz today said he would depose before the Pakistan SC appointed judicial commission on the memogate scandal. He claims the memo was written on behalf of President Asif Ali Zardari.

Stepping down is not an option: Zardari
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Stepping down is not an option: Zardari

Zardari is facing his biggest political crisis since he took office in 2008 over an unsigned memo to the Pentagon that sought U.S. help in reining in Pakistan's generals

Pakistan govt challenges SC decision to probe memogate
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Pakistan govt challenges SC decision to probe memogate

The Pakistani government is appealing a Supreme Court decision to appoint an independent probe to investigate the memogate scandal.

Army wants Zardari out but not via coup: military sources
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Army wants Zardari out but not via coup: military sources

Sources say the military establishment is fed up with Zardari and will resort to legal means to derail him, but the ruling party worries the apex court itself is in "the mood to manipulate things".

Post Memogate, Pak Def Ministry has 'no operational control' over army, ISI
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Post Memogate, Pak Def Ministry has 'no operational control' over army, ISI

The stance taken by the ministry has heightened apprehensions of friction between the civilian government and the military over the Memogate scandal.

Pakistani Supreme Court, govt on collision course
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Pakistani Supreme Court, govt on collision course

A nine-judge bench is hearing a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the alleged memo sent to the US military chief in May.