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Recording of statement: IHC dismisses Musharraf’s petition

Recording of statement: IHC dismisses Musharraf’s petition

ISLAMABAD .: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has observed that former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf could not be given any relief until he surrenders to the court of law.An IHC division bench, comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhter Kiyani, said this on Tuesday while hearing Musharraf’s plea challenging a special court’s order to […]

LHC dismisses petition against TLP, JUI-F chiefs

LHC dismisses petition against TLP, JUI-F chiefs

LAHORE:The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday dismissed a petition seeking high treason proceedings against the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi and the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman for delivering speeches against the judiciary and armed forces.The petitioner, Shabbirullah, had filed a writ petition contending that both the religious leaders were continuously […]

Islamabad dismisses Pompeo’s statement

Islamabad dismisses Pompeo’s statement

ISLAMABAD: Dismissing the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s statement that Washington will hold Islamabad accountable if it did not act decisively against terrorists, the Foreign Office insisted that no country could exert pressure on Pakistan for “something which we believe is in our own interest”.Speaking at a weekly news briefing on Thursday, Foreign Office spokesperson […]

LHC dismisses appeal to summon Nawaz, Shehbaz in Model Town case

LHC dismisses appeal to summon Nawaz, Shehbaz in Model Town case

The Lahore High Court (LHC) dismissed a Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) appeal praying upon the court to summon Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz  (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif and supremo Nawaz Sharif in the Model Town case.The appeal was earlier filed by PAT challenging an anti-terrorism court’s (ATC) verdict to summon the PML-N leaders.The appeal named Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz […]

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as ‘babbling’, calls for cooperation

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as ‘babbling’, calls for cooperation

MOSCOW ;Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday dismissed criticism by the Group of 7 nations as “creative babbling” and said it was time to start cooperating again.”I believe it’s necessary to stop this creative babbling and shift to concrete issues related to real cooperation,” Putin told reporters on a visit to China, when asked to […]

Accountability court dismisses Nawaz’s plea to pause closing arguments in Avenfield reference

Accountability court dismisses Nawaz’s plea to pause closing arguments in Avenfield reference

An Islamabad accountability court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking the postponement of final arguments in the Avenfield reference. After dismissing the petition, Accountability Judge Mohammad Bashir asked the prosecution to start their arguments while telling the defence counsel to challenge his order at the appropriate forum if […]

LHC dismisses pleas seeking treason case against Nawaz

LHC dismisses pleas seeking treason case against Nawaz

LAHORE:Lahore High Court has dismissed applications seeking treason case against Nawaz Sharif for his controversial interview as inadmissible.LHC Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza heard the plea ofKhuram Nazwaz Gandapur of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). The application asked to take action against the former PM under Article 6 for violating his oath and humiliating the state institutions […]