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Pakistan's Supreme Court forces military to produce prisoners
Pakistan's military, widely regarded as enjoying impunity, partially complied with a Supreme Court ruling on Saturday by producing some of the hundreds of prisoners it has been holding in secret without charge.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Saturday, December 14
1967 - Israel submits to the United Nations a five-year plan to solve the Arab refugee problem conditioned on a general peace settlement between Israel and the Arab states.
National Public Radio
In Pakistan, Musharraf First Ex-Army Chief To Be Tried For Treason
For the first time in its history, Pakistan is poised to put a former president and army chief of staff on trial.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Judges' detention case hearing today
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/editors-picks/06-Dec-2013/judges-detention-case-hearing-today For news details Read on : Judges' detention case hearing today ISLAMABAD - Special Anti-Terrorism Court Islamabad will resume the hearing of judges' detention case against former President ... (more)
New book probes Benazir murder failures
Author and Chilean diplomat Heraldo Munoz headed a damning UN report in 2010 that said Bhutto's death could have been prevented and that Pakistan deliberately failed to investigate properly.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Announcing its judgement in the case regarding allotment of liquefied petroleum gas
By Hasnaat Malik ISLAMABAD: Announcing its judgement in the case regarding allotment of liquefied petroleum gas quota during the era of Pervez Musharraf, the Supreme Court observed that the August 12, 2003 Implementation Agreement between Sui Southern Gas Company Limited and Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited was in gross violation of the bidding ... (more)
Petition questioning Musharraf's trial rejected - Indiatalkies.com
Islamabad, Dec 5: The Islamabad High Court has rejected a petition challenging the constitution of a special court for the treason trial of former Paksitan president Pervez Musharraf, Online news agency reported.
COMMENT : 'Twixt Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee? - Dr Mohammad Taqi
The prime minister knows that merely picking the 'right' army chief cannot fix the lopsided civil-military relationship.
Talal doubles bounty on Mush head
Talal Akbar Bugti made this announcement during a press conference here at the residence of Haji Gulzar Awan, PPP leader and former candidate of NA-57, on Tuesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Indian Express
Slippery slope of justice
The chief justice of the supreme court of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, is to retire on December 11. Partisans arrayed for and against the Chaudhry court say the date is ominous: 11/12/13.
The New Yorker
Pakistan's Next Top General
When General Raheel Sharif was appointed as Pakistan's Army chief last week, a flurry of profiles described the new occupant of the country's most powerful office as a "moderate" and "professional" soldier, with "no interest in politics."
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Barrister Saif to replace Mustafa Kamal in Senate
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement has decided to elect Barrister Saif as a Senator following the resignation of Mustafa Kamal from the post.
Musharraf challenges court for treason trial
Advocate Riaz Sahi, the counsel of Musharraf, filed a petition in the IHC on Monday.
Kayani's Dangerous Legacy
Pakistan has a new, pro-Western army chief, but don't except its military to become less controlling and paranoid.
'New Pakistan army chief lived near Osama in Abbottabad'
Rajiv Dogra , former ambassador and India's last Consul General to Karachi, speaks to Aabhas Sharma about the appointment, what it says about the priorities of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and most importantly, what it means for India.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
'Article 6 trial a distraction'
At a meeting of the 'Lahore Forum' held under the chairmanship of Mian Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, former Foreign Minister of Pakistan and Chairman Regional Peace Institute, the participants were of the view that Gen Pervez Musharraf's trial under Article 6 seemed to be a well-planned diversion strategy of the government to distract the attention of ... (more)
VIEW : Hamza Alavi: interpreting Pakistan, changing the world - I - Raza Naeem
Both Said and Alavi, in their own distinct ways, one as a literary critic and the other as an anthropologist/sociologist, strove to defend the oppressed and marginalised, and investigate the cultural structures that give birth to such oppression in an attempt to challenge them 'Stop all the clocks ... let the mourners come' - W H Auden.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
EDITORIAL : Challenges for new COAS
The baton of command of the Pakistan army was ceremonially passed from outgoing COAS General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani to new incumbent and the 15th COAS General Raheel Sharif on Friday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Why abettors of 1999 coup and those who declared it legal and gave...
Why abettors of 1999 coup and those who declared it legal and gave the promalgater of Martial law authority to rule the country for three years be not tried under article 6 of the constitution? "The 1999 Pakistani coup d'A©tat was a bloodless coup d'A©tat in which the Pakistan Army and then Chief of Army Staff and Chairman of the Joint ... (more)
Times of Oman
Pakistan names new army chief
This undated handout photograph released by Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations on November 27, 2013 shows a portrait of newly-appointed Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif.Photo - AFP Islamabad: Pakistan named a new army chief on Wednesday, promoting a veteran infantry commander to the most powerful position in the troubled ... (more)