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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

From CPEC to change in legal status, here's why India is worried about Pakistan giving Gilgit-Baltistan 'provisional provincial status'
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From CPEC to change in legal status, here's why India is worried about Pakistan giving Gilgit-Baltistan 'provisional provincial status'

India's consistent position has been that Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of Indian territory, and a statement by the MEA on Sunday reflected this

Furious over 'drag corpse and hang for three days' rider in Pervez Musharraf death sentence, Pakistan govt seeks removal of 'mentally unfit' judge
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Furious over 'drag corpse and hang for three days' rider in Pervez Musharraf death sentence, Pakistan govt seeks removal of 'mentally unfit' judge

Furious over a special court's verdict to drag Gen (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's corpse to the Parliament and hang it for three days, the Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will move the Supreme Judicial Council to unseat the "mentally unfit" head of the tribunal

Imran Khan holds emergency meeting as Pakistan govt decides to support Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against death sentence
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Imran Khan holds emergency meeting as Pakistan govt decides to support Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against death sentence

Imran Khan discussed the issue with his top party aides even as his government decided to support Musharraf 's appeal against 'unfair' verdict

Pakistan's ailing ex-president Pervez Musharraf calls death sentence a 'personnel vendetta' against him
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Pakistan's ailing ex-president Pervez Musharraf calls death sentence a 'personnel vendetta' against him

Pakistan's ailing former president Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday said the death sentence given to him by a court in a treason case is based on a 'personnel vendetta'

Day after Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death, Pakistan Army rallies behind former chief; govt says he was not given fair trial
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Day after Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death, Pakistan Army rallies behind former chief; govt says he was not given fair trial

Former Pakistan President and military ruler Musharraf was sentenced to death in absentia on Tuesday for high treason following a six-year legal case.

Distilled, a Firstpost podcast: Author Ayesha Siddiqa on the showdown between Pakistan's SC and govt over army chief
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Distilled, a Firstpost podcast: Author Ayesha Siddiqa on the showdown between Pakistan's SC and govt over army chief

In this second episode of the Distilled podcast, Swami discusses the issues, and the path forward with Ayesha Siddiqa, one of the foremost authorities on the Pakistan Army, author of Military Inc., a path-breaking work on the Pakistan Army’s business holdings and interests

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.

Pakistan's Supreme Court suspends govt notification extending tenure of Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa
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Pakistan's Supreme Court suspends govt notification extending tenure of Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa

It is for the first time that the Pakistan's top court has suspended a notification by the government to extend service of the powerful army chief. The Army so far has not commented on the development.

Pakistan arrests convicted ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam in Chaudhry Sugar Mills money laundering case
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Pakistan arrests convicted ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam in Chaudhry Sugar Mills money laundering case

Maryam Nawaz was detained outside the Lahore prison where ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, who was Pakistan's prime minister three times, is serving a seven-year term for corruption

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.

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 hears plea over delay in Pervez Musharraf's treason trial, tells govt to file report on steps taken for return
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Pakistan SC hears plea over delay in Pervez Musharraf's treason trial, tells govt to file report on steps taken for return

Musharraf, 75, who lives in Dubai, is facing several cases including a treason case for suspending the Constitution in 2007, which led to the confinement of a number of superior court judges in their houses and sacking of over 100 judges.

Pakistan SC bars private channels from airing Indian films, TV shows; petitioner says India did same
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Pakistan SC bars private channels from airing Indian films, TV shows; petitioner says India did same

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday barred private channels from airing Indian films and television shows, amid escalating tensions between the two countries following the Pulwama terror attack.

Resolution introduced in US Congress to grant asylum to Asia Bibi, who was prosecuted 'for being Christian' in Pakistan
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Resolution introduced in US Congress to grant asylum to Asia Bibi, who was prosecuted 'for being Christian' in Pakistan

Introducing the asylum resolution in the US House of Representatives, Congressman Ken Calvert said that Asia Bibi has been persecuted, jailed and threatened for doing nothing more than being a Christian in Pakistan.

Daughters of Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy charges, taken to Canada for safety reasons
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Daughters of Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy charges, taken to Canada for safety reasons

The daughters of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy charges, have been taken to Canada.

Fundamental rights in Gilgit-Baltistan lower priority compared to resolution of Kashmir dispute, suggests Pakistan SC judgment
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Fundamental rights in Gilgit-Baltistan lower priority compared to resolution of Kashmir dispute, suggests Pakistan SC judgment

For those unaware of the black hole that is Gilgit-Baltistan, it is not constitutionally part of Pakistan, and was hived away from the original state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1949.