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Turkey court jails top writers for life over coup links

AFP | A Turkish court on Friday, 16th Feb 2018 jailed three prominent journalists for life over links to the group blamed for the 2016...

Anti-Terrorism Court announces verdict on Mashal Khan murder

News Analysis | An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Haripur has announced its verdict on the Mashal Khan lynching case on Wednesday. Among the 61 suspects,...

British Court to decide whether to let Julian Assange – Wikileaks...

AFP with News Desk | A British court is to decide Tuesday whether to lift a UK arrest warrant for Julian Assange, potentially paving the...

Using nepotism in the pursuit of ‘Power’

Shiffa Yousafzai | Suo motu action taken by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and his summon spree in the last few...

Accountability court delays JIT head testimony till Feb 8 in Dar...

News Analysis | The accountability court has postponed the testimony of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head and FIA Additional Director Wajid Zia until February...

Court dismisses defamation suit against Muniba Mazari

News Desk | The district court has dismissed the defamation suit filed against social activist Muniba Mazari by her husband. Her former husband accused her...

Indian Supreme Court rejects final bid to ban ‘Padmaavat’

AFP | India's top court Tuesday rejected a final bid by two states to ban a Bollywood film about a mythical Hindu queen which sparked...

Anti-Terrorism Court records testimonies in online blasphemy case

News Analysis | The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday recorded the testimony of three witnesses pertaining to an online blasphemy case. The witnesses testified before...

Nawaz Sharif and family appear before NAB court

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (Retd.) Safdar Hussain appeared before an accountability court on Wednesday. This...

Pakistan: Dethroning of a King by a court

Saad Rasool | The ongoing Panama Saga – which started in the Spring of 2016, when the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released series...

Imran Khan’s disqualification case: Democratic gracefulness expected by all parties

News Analysis | Today is going to be yet another great day in the political history of Pakistan. Today the Supreme Court of Pakistan is...

Muniba Mazari offers an explanation for viral video praising ex-husband

News Desk | Muniba Mazari was recently criticized for twisting the facts of her marital split time and again in her earlier interviews after a...

Final Warning: “Disperse by 12 o’clock tonight” ICT admin orders protestors

News Analysis | Islamabad Capital Administration issued a ‘final warning’ to protesters camped out at the Faizabad Interchange to disperse on Friday. They have threatened...

Ittefaq Textile Mills to be auctioned over default loan

News Analysis | An auctioneer who was appointed by the Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued a schedule on November 13th, for the auction of...

IHC orders Islamabad to be liberated by Saturday

On Friday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered the capital administration to take all necessary steps to clear the Faizabad Interchange of protestors by...

Will NAB court continue to ignore DAR’s delaying tactics?

News Analysis | On 8th November 2017, the anti-graft court ordered finance minister Ishaq Dar’s surety-giver to appear in court in person while also...

Maryam takes a swipe at judiciary yet again

News Analysis | Maryam Nawaz tweeted on Thursday that if anyone was showing patience, it was Nawaz Sharif and that voices against injustice will be...

Nawaz Sharif appears in accountability court

News Analysis | Nawaz Sharif arrived with his daughter, Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law, Captain Muhammad Safdar in the same car, surrounded by a 30-vehicle...

Has Sharif family abandoned Ishaq Dar?

News Analysis | An accountability court on Thursday granted finance minister, Ishaq Dar exemption from the proceedings for the day in the graft reference filed...

Will meetings in Saudi Arabia help Nawaz?

News Analysis Pakistan's ex-Premier, Nawaz Sharif, facing corruption cases in an Accountability Court, reached Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday night instead of heading to Lahore as...

India’s Apex Court rules that sex with a child bride is...

News Analysis | In a landmark ruling, on Wednesday, Indian Supreme Court has termed the Child marriage a social evil which endangers the health and...

Arrest Warrants issued for Maryam, Hassan, Hussain & Capt Safdar

News Analysis | Nawaz Sharif, Ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan, disqualified by country's Supreme Court, in its July 28 decision, in Panama Papers Case, today appeared...

The cat and mouse game: ECP issues bailable arrest warrants for...

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued bailable arrest warrants for Imran Khan following his absence from contempt of court proceedings...

India’s Supreme Court Strikes Down ‘Instant Divorce’ for Muslims

News Analysis | It took the Supreme Court more than three months to draft a 395-page judgment. The verdict was the result of a 3...

Panama Judgement: The Other Side

Salman Hassan | The Supreme Court’s ruling is out. The five- member bench, citing moral grounds, has found Mr. Nawaz Sharif to be unfit to...

Qatari Prince: A relationship of Love & Fear of with Pakistani...

The Qatari prince, Shaikh Hamad Bin Jassim, in an attempt to ease the pressure on him, or his conscience, or as part of legal...

PML-N’s ‘interesting’ rule: Have the 2018 elections already been lost?

Shaukat Qadir | In the Chinese language, if you say, “May you live in interesting times”; it’s a curse. Pakistan seems to have spent its...

Tariq Fatemi Rejects Inquiry Committee’s Allegation; Implications?

Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, who has been forced out, apparently due to his role in "Dawn Leaks" has categorically rejected...

BREAKING: Rao Tehseen to take Nawaz Govt. to court over dismissal...

Principal Information Officer (PIO) Rao Tehseen has stated that he will challenge the findings of the Dawn Leaks inquiry commission in court. He said...

Trump’s revised travel ban: What will be the court’s next ruling?

Prof. Steven Mulroy President Trump’s new executive order on immigration addresses some of the legal problems found by courts in the Jan. 27 original order...

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