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Musharraf seeks forgiveness, says will not flee country
Musharraf seeks forgiveness, says will n...

Musharraf seeks forgiveness, says will not flee country

Islamabad – Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf has sought “forgiveness” for any wrongs he may have committed during his nine-year regime, saying he will face all cases against him and not flee the country like a coward. “Whatever I did, I did it for the country. It... read more »

Setting up special court to try Musharraf challenged
Setting up special court to try Musharra...

Setting up special court to try Musharraf challenged

Islamabad – An appeal was submitted Tuesday in the Islamabad High Court in Pakistan against the formation of a special court to try former president Pervez Musharraf for treason. Riaz Hanif Rahi, a member ! of the Punjab Bar Council, filed the appeal which said the special cour! t was formed... read more »

Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan peace: daily
Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan...

Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan peace: daily

Islamabad – The visit of Shahbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, t! o Indian Punjab earlier this month will be meaningful only if it helps in the active revival of the peace process between India and Pakistan, a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday. “The... read more »

General Pervez Musharraf can be arrested in Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC.) trial, say experts
Want to travel? Go to government, Mushar...

Want to travel? Go to government, Musharraf told

Islamabad – Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was Monday advised by the Sindh High Court to approach the government if he desired permission to go abroad to meet his ailing mother. The court clarified that it had not put him on the country’s exit control list —... read more »

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Musharraf summoned for landmark treason trial on December 24

Musharraf summoned for landmark treason trial on December 24

Islamabad – Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf will be summoned for the landmark treason trial on December 24. The three-member special court issued the summon s... read more »

Musharraf trial: Court wants security tightened

Musharraf trial: Court wants security tightened

Islamabad – The Islamabad Anti-Terrorist Court Friday granted former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s request for exemption from appearing before it in the judges’ detention... read more »

Pakistan president's warning to Taliban

Pakistan president’s warning to Taliban

Islamabad – Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain has warned that other option! s could be used against the Taliban militants if peace talks with them fail. The Pakistani... read more »

Hussain Muhammad Ershad

Bangladesh detains former president Ershad

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s former military dictator and Jatiya Party chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad was detained in Dhaka Thursday night. Ershad was picked up from his Baridhara... read more »

Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan peace: daily

War not an option, rival military officials should meet: Shahbaz ...

New Delhi – Pa! kistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has said Islamabad would be happy to host a meeting of their directors... read more »