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Pakistan Supreme Court dismisses appeal against suspension of Nawaz Sharifs' sentences in graft case
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Pakistan Supreme Court dismisses appeal against suspension of Nawaz Sharifs' sentences in graft case

In a relief to jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the anti-graft body's appeal against the suspension of his jail sentence and that of his family in one of three corruption cases faced by the embattled leader.

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.

Arif Alvi takes oath as Pakistan's 13th president; Imran Khan, Qamar Javed Bajwa attend swearing-in ceremony
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Arif Alvi takes oath as Pakistan's 13th president; Imran Khan, Qamar Javed Bajwa attend swearing-in ceremony

Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new president.

Pakistan SC orders Islamabad accountability court to conclude both remaining corruption cases against ex-PM Nawaz Sharif in six weeks
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Pakistan SC orders Islamabad accountability court to conclude both remaining corruption cases against ex-PM Nawaz Sharif in six weeks

Nawaz Sharif, along with his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain Muhammad Safdar are already serving jail terms of ten, seven and one years respectively in Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail in, after the accountability court convicted them over the family's illegal ownership of four luxury flats in London.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar says CEC Sardar Muhammad Raza was possibly 'asleep' on election day
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Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar says CEC Sardar Muhammad Raza was possibly 'asleep' on election day

Taking a swipe at Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retired) Sardar Muhammad Raza, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said that he called him thrice on the polling day but he didn't pick up and was likely sleeping.

Pakistan polls: HC judge's revolt is sad but unremarkable; judiciary has never been free of army's interference
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Pakistan polls: HC judge's revolt is sad but unremarkable; judiciary has never been free of army's interference

Islamabad High Court's Justice Shaukat Siddiqui has alleged that Pakistan's ISI is pressuring judges to fix verdicts and remove from the election candidates the army dislikes.

Pakistan Army crushes country's judiciary, media to favour Imran Khan's election bid as world watches
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Pakistan Army crushes country's judiciary, media to favour Imran Khan's election bid as world watches

The Pakitan Army is obviously perturbed that its carefully crafted mission with the Pakistan higher judiciary to remove any chances of a Nawaz Sharif's return to the political scene, has some unrealised resistance.

Are Pakistani politicians worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts, asks Islamabad's interior minister Ahsan Iqbal
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Are Pakistani politicians worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts, asks Islamabad's interior minister Ahsan Iqbal

Are Pakistani politicians worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts? This was Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal's strange query as he attacked Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar for allegedly exceeding his brief

Pakistan CJ gives Sindh police three-day deadline to arrest ex-superintendent of police accused of extra-judicial killing
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Pakistan CJ gives Sindh police three-day deadline to arrest ex-superintendent of police accused of extra-judicial killing

Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Saturday gave the Sindh police a three-day deadline to arrest a former police superintendent who has been on the run.

'Good speech should be like a woman's skirt': Pakistan Chief Justice comes under fire for sexist analogy
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'Good speech should be like a woman's skirt': Pakistan Chief Justice comes under fire for sexist analogy

Pakistani women's rights activists on Tuesday criticised the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and demanded a public apology over his 'skirt' analogy.

Panama Papers: Pakistan daily rues Nawaz Sharif's ouster, says verdict given on 'narrow grounds'
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Panama Papers: Pakistan daily rues Nawaz Sharif's ouster, says verdict given on 'narrow grounds'

A leading Pakistani newspaper accused the Supreme Court of ousting Nawaz Sharif as prime minister on "troublingly narrow legal grounds" and called for a review of the judgment.