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Pakistan: Former President Asif Zardari arrested in money laundering case

10 Jun 2019

Pakistan: Former President Asif Zardari arrested in money laundering case

Asif Ali Zardari, the former President of Pakistan and co-chairman of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman, was on Monday arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in connection to a money laundering case.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption

24 Dec 2018

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to prison for seven years by an anti-corruption court in Pakistan.

Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow

23 Dec 2018

Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan will deliver its judgment tomorrow in two remaining corruption cases against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

11 Dec 2018

NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

Pakistan's former Railway Minister and his brother were arrested today by the country's anti-graft body for their alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar housing scam, amid protests by the PML-N workers.

Pakistan court allows auctioning of former Finance Minister Dar's assets

02 Oct 2018

Pakistan court allows auctioning of former Finance Minister Dar's assets

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan directed authorities to auction the assets and seize bank accounts of absconding former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a graft case filed against him in Panama Papers scandal.

Islamabad High-Court suspends Sharif, daughter's sentence, to be released soon

19 Sep 2018

Islamabad High-Court suspends Sharif, daughter's sentence, to be released soon

The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the sentence of ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and ordered their release, reports Reuters.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court over corruption cases

13 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court over corruption cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court hearing corruption cases against him and his family, the first court appearance in the remaining two graft cases, the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and the Hill Metal Establishment case.

Pakistan: Sharif's sons Hassan, Hussain blacklisted by authorities; passports blocked

08 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Sharif's sons Hassan, Hussain blacklisted by authorities; passports blocked

Pakistan's deposed PM Nawaz Sharif's sons, Hassan and Hussain, have been placed on the blacklist by authorities, barring them from traveling on their Pakistani passports.

Imran Khan's close aide Zulfikar Bukhari put on no-fly list

08 Aug 2018

Imran Khan's close aide Zulfikar Bukhari put on no-fly list

Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, a close aide of Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, was today put on the no-fly list on a request filed by the National Accountability Bureau, Express News reported.

Pak's anti-corruption National Accountability Bureau summons Imran Khan on Aug-7

04 Aug 2018

Pak's anti-corruption National Accountability Bureau summons Imran Khan on Aug-7

Imran Khan, Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting, has been summoned by the country's anti-graft body in connection with the misuse of official helicopters which caused Pakistani Rs 2.17mn loss to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, an official said yesterday.

No bed, dirty toilets for Nawaz Sharif in jail: Lawyers

15 Jul 2018

No bed, dirty toilets for Nawaz Sharif in jail: Lawyers

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, who were arrested in the Avenfield corruption case Friday night, are being lodged in sub-standard facilities, their lawyers have alleged.

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested at Lahore airport

13 Jul 2018

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested at Lahore airport

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam were arrested tonight on their return to the country after they were convicted in a corruption case, less than two weeks before the country goes to polls.

Reports: Nawaz Sharif and his daughter to be arrested today

13 Jul 2018

Reports: Nawaz Sharif and his daughter to be arrested today

A week after former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption, now, both Nawaz and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, are reportedly set to be arrested today at the Abu Dhabi airport in the UAE.

Sharif, daughter will be arrested at any Pakistan airport: Minister

10 Jul 2018

Sharif, daughter will be arrested at any Pakistan airport: Minister

Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will be arrested on their arrival at any Pakistani airport as they have been convicted in a corruption case, a senior minister said.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif jailed for 10 years in corruption case

06 Jul 2018

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif jailed for 10 years in corruption case

An Islamabad court today sentenced former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison in the Avenfield corruption reference, and fined £8mn.

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

21 Jun 2018

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

Pakistan's former military-ruler Pervez Musharraf today said that he was ready to return to Pakistan but the Supreme Court order for his arrest forced him to change his mind.

World Bank denies Sharif laundered $4.9 billion to India

09 May 2018

World Bank denies Sharif laundered $4.9 billion to India

The World Bank has denied as "incorrect" the media reports in Pakistan that cited its report to allege that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif laundered $4.9 billion to India.

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

27 Mar 2018

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

The Pakistan government has rejected former dictator General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's request for security.

Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

11 Jan 2018

Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

Four more witnesses have reportedly testified against ousted-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif before an anti-graft court.

Pak SC absolves Imran Khan, won't reopen case against Sharif

16 Dec 2017

Pak SC absolves Imran Khan, won't reopen case against Sharif

The Pakistani Supreme Court (SC) has rejected a petition seeking cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's disqualification as an MP for not declaring his assets.

Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases

05 Dec 2017

Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed three-time Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's plea to club three corruption cases against him.

Panama Papers: Arrest warrants issued against Nawaz Sharif

26 Oct 2017

Panama Papers: Arrest warrants issued against Nawaz Sharif

A court has issued arrest warrants against former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in two corruption cases related to the Panama Papers case.

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and daughter indicted by anti-corruption court

19 Oct 2017

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and daughter indicted by anti-corruption court

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Sharif and her husband Muhammad Safdar have been indicted by Pakistan's anti-corruption court over references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Panamagate: Nawaz Sharif to be indicted on Oct 13

09 Oct 2017

Panamagate: Nawaz Sharif to be indicted on Oct 13

Even as an anti-graft court granted bail to Nawaz's Sharif's daughter and son-in-law in the Panama Papers case, it announced it would indict the former Pakistan PM on October 13.

Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president

03 Oct 2017

Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president

Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was re-elected president of his ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) political party.

Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges

25 Sep 2017

Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has returned to the country to face corruption and money laundering charges in the Panama Papers scandal after spending nearly a month abroad.

Pakistan: Thousands attempt procession in support of ousted Sharif

11 Aug 2017

Pakistan: Thousands attempt procession in support of ousted Sharif

A so called "caravan" procession in support of Sharif was attended by thousands of people.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi becomes 18th Pakistani prime minister

01 Aug 2017

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi becomes 18th Pakistani prime minister

After Nawaz Sharif's resignation, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected Pakistan's 18th prime minister.

How Sharif's resignation as Pakistan's PM may impact India

30 Jul 2017

How Sharif's resignation as Pakistan's PM may impact India

The aftermath of Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's ouster is being closely watched by India.

Pakistan: Could Shehbaz, Nawaz Sharif's brother be the next PM?

28 Jul 2017

Pakistan: Could Shehbaz, Nawaz Sharif's brother be the next PM?

Nawaz Sharif has stepped down as Pakistan PM for the third time after being disqualified from office in the Panama Papers case.

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif quits after SC disqualification

28 Jul 2017

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif quits after SC disqualification

On July 28, Nawaz Sharif stepped down as Pakistan's PM after the Supreme Court disqualified him from office in the Panama Papers case.

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified from holding office

28 Jul 2017

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified from holding office

In the ongoing Panama Papers case, the Pakistani SC has disqualified PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office.