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Pandora papers: Time to pursue lawyers and accountants who enable tax evasion, says specialist in offshore tax havens
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Pandora papers: Time to pursue lawyers and accountants who enable tax evasion, says specialist in offshore tax havens

The Pandora papers show we are reaching the limits of what can be done with data transparency said a specialist in offshore tax havens at City, University of London

Pakistani journalists oppose proposed law likely to further muzzle media
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Pakistani journalists oppose proposed law likely to further muzzle media

The legislation envisages the establishment of a new regulatory body called the Pakistan Media Development Authority

Pakistan puts Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz on no-fly list; Opposition leader charged with corruption
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Pakistan puts Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz on no-fly list; Opposition leader charged with corruption

Earlier this month, the Lahore High Court had granted the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief permission to travel abroad once for medical treatment

Behind Pakistani dossier's low farce on 'Indian terror' hides a lethal script
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Behind Pakistani dossier's low farce on 'Indian terror' hides a lethal script

For decades, Islamabad has worked to this toxic strategic script, pushing unending war with India as a means to guarantee the Pakistan Army’s institutional primacy in the country

Pakistan's Pulwama admission and Abhinandan remarks a sideshow; real battle is over future of Bajwas
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Pakistan's Pulwama admission and Abhinandan remarks a sideshow; real battle is over future of Bajwas

To an Italian, the entire episode puts one in mind of the good old days of Silvio Berlusconi where the then prime minister was continuously "misinterpreted" or "quoted out of context".

Battlelines drawn in Pakistan as Mian Sharif and Maulana Rehman square off against Bajwa's military
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Battlelines drawn in Pakistan as Mian Sharif and Maulana Rehman square off against Bajwa's military

Nawaz Sharif remains the most popular leader in Punjab, the province that functions like the controlling authority of Pakistan

Imran Khan unlikely to go, but Pakistan Army's China-like arrogance towards Opposition should give India pause
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Imran Khan unlikely to go, but Pakistan Army's China-like arrogance towards Opposition should give India pause

A Pakistan that is effectively a banana Republic is not in New Delhi's interest. A stable enemy is far better than one unhinged

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

Would have sacked army chief if Kargil operation was launched without informing me, says Imran Khan
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Would have sacked army chief if Kargil operation was launched without informing me, says Imran Khan

Nawaz Sharif, who was the prime minister during the Kargil War, has long maintained that he was not aware of what was happening when the conflict broke out in 1999

PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif arrested after Lahore court rejects bail plea in money laundering case
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PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif arrested after Lahore court rejects bail plea in money laundering case

Shahbaz, who is also the Leader of Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly, was arrested by the country's anti-graft body National Accountability Bureau

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

Asif Ali Zardari and Yusuf Gilani indicted; Nawaz Sharif declared proclaimed offender in Toshakhana graft case
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Asif Ali Zardari and Yusuf Gilani indicted; Nawaz Sharif declared proclaimed offender in Toshakhana graft case

The case is about alleged relaxation of rules by Gilani for the benefit of Zardari and Sharif to buy vehicles gifted by foreign countries

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.

Ex-Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's blood platelet count remains unstable, to undergo cardiac procedure soon
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Ex-Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's blood platelet count remains unstable, to undergo cardiac procedure soon

Ailing former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, under treatment in London, will be hospitalised soon for a cardiac procedure as the doctors have failed to determine the real cause for his low blood platelet count, according to a media report.

Pakistan govt denies Maryam Nawaz permission to travel abroad; PML-N vice-president on no-fly list over alleged corruption case
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Pakistan govt denies Maryam Nawaz permission to travel abroad; PML-N vice-president on no-fly list over alleged corruption case

Pakistan government denied permission to Maryam Nawaz to travel abroad and said those involved in any economic crime and institutional fraud could not be allowed to leave the country

Pakistan SC grants six-month extension to army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa; Imran Khan says verdict must be disappointment for 'mafias within'
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Pakistan SC grants six-month extension to army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa; Imran Khan says verdict must be disappointment for 'mafias within'

Imran Khan had extended Bajwa's tenure through a notification on 19 August, but the apex court suspended it on Tuesday, citing irregularities.

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.

New civil-military tensions in Pakistan aren't necessarily good news for India; New Delhi must be vigilant
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New civil-military tensions in Pakistan aren't necessarily good news for India; New Delhi must be vigilant

There’s no way of telling, of course, how the power struggle in Pakistan will play out. But an escalation of tensions along the Line of Control, and inside Kashmir, are probable outcomes

Pakistan vulnerable to another coup after SC hold on General Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension puts army in direct confrontation with Imran Khan
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Pakistan vulnerable to another coup after SC hold on General Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension puts army in direct confrontation with Imran Khan

There is the someone who moved the Peshawar High Court against the extension of the General on the grounds that he is a Qadiani.

Nawaz Sharif reaches London: Twitter users, Pakistan papers question ex-PM's 'normal' picture inside air ambulance, veracity of his health concerns
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Nawaz Sharif reaches London: Twitter users, Pakistan papers question ex-PM's 'normal' picture inside air ambulance, veracity of his health concerns

Pakistan's ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in London on Tuesday in an air ambulance to seek medical treatment, even as Pakistani publications, personalities and Twitter users, however, criticised the veracity of the former prime minister's health concerns