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Pakistan's top court strikes down three-year extension for army chief

28 Nov 2019

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's top court on Thursday gave the government six months to justify why it granted a controversial extension to the country's army chief, in a rare case that pits the judiciary against the government and the military.

Pakistan top court challenges military over army chief extension

26 Nov 2019

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the government's extension of the term of office of army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, putting it on a possible collision course with the powerful military.

Pakistan's top court suspends extension for army chief

26 Nov 2019

ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended an extension of the term of office for the country's army chief, putting it on a possible collision course with the powerful military.

Pakistan protests block roads but fail to oust prime minister

14 Nov 2019

ISLAMABAD Thousands of anti-government protesters blocked highways across Pakistan on Thursday in a bid to oust prime minister Imran Khan, though the disruption fell short of what organisers had planned.

'Plan B': Pakistan anti-government protesters leave capital to block roads countrywide

13 Nov 2019

ISLAMABAD Anti-government protesters in Pakistan called off a two-week sit-in on the capital's main highway on Wednesday, but began what they called a "Plan B" aimed at crippling the country's roads and ousting Prime Minister Imran Khan.

India, Pakistan contacts at 'zero' despite border cooperation

10 Nov 2019

KARTARPUR, Pakistan Contacts between India and Pakistan are "zero", Pakistan's foreign minister said, even as a border crossing opened on Saturday for Indian pilgrims to visit a Sikh temple in one of the most significant acts of cooperation in decades by the old rivals.

India, Pakistan contacts at 'zero' despite border cooperation

09 Nov 2019

KARTARPUR, Pakistan Contacts between India and Pakistan are "zero", Pakistan's foreign minister said, even as a border crossing opened on Saturday for Indian pilgrims to visit a Sikh temple in one of the most significant acts of cooperation in decades by the old rivals.

RPT-INSIGHT-The transported: Kashmiri prisoners sent far from home

09 Oct 2019

* Authorities moving hundreds of Kashmiri prisoners across India

The transported - Kashmiri prisoners sent far from home

08 Oct 2019

SRINAGAR, India One is a 19-year-old construction worker charged with aiding militants against Indian troops, the other is one of Kashmir's most prominent lawyers, accused of being "an incorrigible secessionist".

Restore normal life to Kashmir, India's top court tells government

16 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court said on Monday the federal government should restore normal life in Kashmir as soon as possible, as a partial shutdown of the disputed region entered its 42nd day.

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