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Pakistan: Eight members of social media team of Imran Khan's party arrested for campaigning against Army chief
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Pakistan: Eight members of social media team of Imran Khan's party arrested for campaigning against Army chief

The PTI has vowed to challenge the arrests in high courts. The arrests were made by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency over the targeting of the Army chief and Supreme Court judges on social media

Explained: What Shehbaz Sharif’s appointment as Pakistan PM will mean for India
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Explained: What Shehbaz Sharif’s appointment as Pakistan PM will mean for India

Shehbaz Sharif is an able administrator with a focus on development. Though he has already raked up the Kashmir issue, there’s a likelihood that ties between the two nations will see improvement

Explained: Who is Shah Mahmood Qureshi, picked by Imran Khan for Pakistan PM’s post?
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Explained: Who is Shah Mahmood Qureshi, picked by Imran Khan for Pakistan PM’s post?

Shah Mahmood Qureshi is the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf vice-chairman and the country’s former finance minister. He is up against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s president Shehbaz Sharif, the frontrunner for the top post

Pakistan: Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri did not resign, set to chair National Assembly session on Monday
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Pakistan: Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri did not resign, set to chair National Assembly session on Monday

National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar resigned from his office on Saturday ahead of voting on a no-confidence motion against former prime minister Imran Khan

Pakistan government falls, Imran Khan becomes first prime minister to lose no-trust vote
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Pakistan government falls, Imran Khan becomes first prime minister to lose no-trust vote

174 members in the 342-seat National Assembly voted against Khan. Voting took place following high political drama. The crucial session was adjourned four times before resuming post midnight

Pakistan Assembly speaker refuses to allow no-trust vote against Imran Khan, session adjourned till 10 pm today
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Pakistan Assembly speaker refuses to allow no-trust vote against Imran Khan, session adjourned till 10 pm today

Khan has summoned his cabinet as the Opposition pressurises the Speaker to hold the voting as soon as possible saying that not doing so will amount to 'contempt of court'

Pakistan: Imran Khan sticks to 'foreign conspiracy' charge ahead of no-trust vote
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Pakistan: Imran Khan sticks to 'foreign conspiracy' charge ahead of no-trust vote

A day ahead of no-trust vote, Imran Khan said people of Pakistan need to "protect sovereignty and self-respect"

Pakistan: National Assembly Secretariat issues order to hold no-trust vote against Imran Khan on Saturday
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Pakistan: National Assembly Secretariat issues order to hold no-trust vote against Imran Khan on Saturday

Pakistan Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the ruling of the Deputy Speaker which rejected the no-confidence motion against Imran Khan-led government

Imran Khan faces another no-trust motion tomorrow: What's in store for the embattled PM?
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Imran Khan faces another no-trust motion tomorrow: What's in store for the embattled PM?

It was an end to Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s bid to thwart a no-confidence motion against his government when the Supreme Court restored the National Assembly and declared the Deputy Speaker’s ruling as unconstitutional

'Will play till the last ball,' says Pakistan PM Imran Khan as SC orders no-trust vote against him on 9 April
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'Will play till the last ball,' says Pakistan PM Imran Khan as SC orders no-trust vote against him on 9 April

Khan who has summoned his cabinet will be addressing the nation on Friday. The Opposition hailed the SC verdict as 'a victory for democracy and the people of Pakistan'

Pakistan: Security beefed up outside Supreme Court ahead of verdict over deputy speaker's ruling
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Pakistan: Security beefed up outside Supreme Court ahead of verdict over deputy speaker's ruling

After noting that the deputy speaker's ruling to dismiss the no-trust motion against Imran Khan was a violation of Article 95, Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial said that the verdict will be delivered at 7:30 pm on Thursday

Pakistan: Deputy speaker's decision to dismiss no-trust vote against Imran Khan 'unconstitutional', says Supreme Court
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Pakistan: Deputy speaker's decision to dismiss no-trust vote against Imran Khan 'unconstitutional', says Supreme Court

According to the petition filed by the joint Opposition, the speaker should be directed to convene the session on Thursday as 'the deputy speaker does not have the authority to adjourn the session'

Pakistan: Supreme Court seeks minutes of NSC meeting, adjourns hearing on no-trust vote till Thursday
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Pakistan: Supreme Court seeks minutes of NSC meeting, adjourns hearing on no-trust vote till Thursday

Supreme Court of Pakistan asked for the material on basis of which the deputy speaker exercised powers

Pakistan Supreme Court adjourns hearing by a day on rejection of no-trust vote
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Pakistan Supreme Court adjourns hearing by a day on rejection of no-trust vote

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday said it could not decide on the case pertaining to the National Assembly deputy speaker's decision to dismiss the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan without listening to everyone

Pakistan Supreme Court bars state institutions from taking any 'unconstitutional' steps after dissolution of National Assembly
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Pakistan Supreme Court bars state institutions from taking any 'unconstitutional' steps after dissolution of National Assembly

Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial said all orders and actions initiated by the prime minister and the president regarding the dissolution of the National Assembly will be subject to the court's order

Pakistan Supreme Court grills Imran Khan over 2014 Army Public School massacre case
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Pakistan Supreme Court grills Imran Khan over 2014 Army Public School massacre case

A total of 147 people, 132 of them children, were killed when Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan militants stormed Army Public School in Peshawar in 2014

FATF retains Pakistan in 'grey list', asks Islamabad to address concerns 'as quickly as possible'
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FATF retains Pakistan in 'grey list', asks Islamabad to address concerns 'as quickly as possible'

The FATF said that that there is a serious deficiency on the part of Pakistan in checking terror financing and the country is yet to demonstrate it has taken action against the UN-designated terrorists and their associates

Daniel Pearl murder: Pakistan SC orders shifting of Al-Qaeda terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh to govt rest house
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Daniel Pearl murder: Pakistan SC orders shifting of Al-Qaeda terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh to govt rest house

The order came days after the Sindh government filed a review petition in the apex court against the acquittal of Sheikh and his three accomplices in the murder of the WSJ South Asia bureau chief

US expresses outrage after Pakistan SC dismisses appeals against acquittal of Daniel Pearl murder case convict
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US expresses outrage after Pakistan SC dismisses appeals against acquittal of Daniel Pearl murder case convict

Pearl, a Wall Street Journal scribe, was abducted and beheaded while investigating a story on the links between the ISI and Al-Qaeda in Pakistan in 2002

Daniel Pearl murder case: Pakistan Supreme Court orders release of prime suspect Omar Saeed Sheikh
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Daniel Pearl murder case: Pakistan Supreme Court orders release of prime suspect Omar Saeed Sheikh

Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded while he was in Pakistan investigating a story on the links between the ISI and Al-Qaeda