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President Alvi, PM Imran seek acquittal in Parliament attack case

President Alvi, PM Imran seek acquittal in Parliament attack case

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday filed applications seeking acquittal from an anti-terrorism court pertaining to the Parliament and Pakistan Television (PTV) attack case during the 2014 sit-in.Counsel for the president Mohammad Ali Bukhari and counsel for the prime minister Babar Awan filed the acquittal applications under Section 265-K. The court directed the prosecution […]

US senators seek to block IMF bailouts for China’s allies

US senators seek to block IMF bailouts for China’s allies

WASHINGTON: A bipartisan group of 16 US senators urged the Trump administration to block the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from bailing out the countries that have obtained loans from China under its infrastructure development plan. The letter to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin mentions Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Djibouti among […]

Accountability court to seek third extension in corruption references against Sharif family

Accountability court to seek third extension in corruption references against Sharif family

With the revised deadline to wrap up corruption references against the Sharif family and former finance minister Ishaq Dar set to expire on June 9, the accountability court on Monday decided to seek another extension from the Supreme Court (SC). During today’s proceedings in the Al-Azizia reference, accountability judge Mohammad Bashir remarked that he would […]