News Pakistan: Pakistan court removes Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif
A Pakistan court disqualified Asif for violating the country's election laws. The ruling comes just months ahead of expected general elections.
News Pakistan: Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament
A Pakistani court has disqualified Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif from holding public office on charges that he made omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration, the latest blow to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party.
News Pakistan: U.S. Military Official Barred From Leaving Pakistan After His S.U.V. Kills Man
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An American military attaché has been barred from leaving Pakistan after his sport utility vehicle struck a motorcycle and killed one of its riders this month, in another flare-up of diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
News Pakistan: Pakistan Court Ousts Foreign Minister for Concealing Assets
A high court in Pakistan has removed and debarred the country’s foreign minister from holding public office for life for concealing his foreign assets. The verdict announced Thursday against deposed Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif came nine months after a ...
News Pakistan: A U.S. diplomat killed a motorcyclist while driving in Pakistan, and it’s adding to bilateral tensions
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has barred an American diplomat from leaving the country, the latest escalation in a tense bilateral dispute stemming from a fatal traffic incident in early April. The diplomat, a U.S. military attache, allegedly ran a red light ...
News Pakistan: Pakistan cricket chief plays down star's antics at India border
Karachi (AFP) - Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi Thursday played down allegations that the national team's star pacer Hasan Ali overstepped the mark during an appearance at the border where he squared off with Indian soldiers. The viral video of the 24 ...
News Pakistan: Court Removes Pakistan’s Foreign Minister From Office
ISLAMABAD—Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif was removed from his post by a court Thursday, as a clash between the elected government and the judiciary further jolted Pakistan’s shaky democracy. The judgment against Mr. Asif, by the Islamabad High ...
News Pakistan: Pakistan exhumes body of suspected 'honor killing' victim
GUJRAT, Pakistan – Pakistani authorities have exhumed the body of a woman who police suspect was killed by her father and uncle for refusing an arranged marriage. Sana Cheema, a 25-year-old woman of Pakistani origin who had Italian citizenship, died ...
News Pakistan: Three suicide attacks rock Pakistan's Quetta, killing 6 officers
Quetta, Pakistan (CNN)A suicide bomber attacked Pakistani police and troops Tuesday, killing six officers and leaving at least eight others injured, authorities say. The assailant targeted the police officers in the southwestern city of Quetta, ramming his ...
News Pakistan: 3 Suicide bombers kill 5 police, wound 8 troops in Pakistan
QUETTA, Pakistan – Pakistan's military says suicide bombers blew themselves up near a police vehicle and a security checkpoint in separate incidents in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing five police and wounding eight paramilitary troops.