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Pakistan jails Islamist accused of Mumbai attacks for terrorism financing

13 Feb 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani Islamist Hafiz Saeed, accused by India and the United States of masterminding 2008 attacks in Mumbai, was jailed for 11 years on Wednesday on terrorism financing charges, a Pakistani government prosecutor and his lawyer said.

Pakistan court revokes coup leader Musharraf's death sentence, guilty verdict

13 Jan 2020

LAHORE A Pakistani high court on Monday revoked a guilty verdict and death sentence handed down to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, declaring that the formation of the court that sentenced him was unconstitutional, a government law officer said.

Pakistani judges rule special court in Musharraf case was unconstitutional

13 Jan 2020

LAHORE, Jan 13 A Pakistani High Court on Monday ruled that the formation of a special court that last month handed former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf a death sentence was unconstitutional, casting into doubt the legitimacy of the verdict.

Pakistan seizes five suspected al Qaeda militants

27 Dec 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan has arrested five suspected al Qaeda militants planning an attack on security personnel, authorities in the eastern state of Punjab said on Friday.

Lawyers ransack Pakistani hospital in row with doctors, patient dies

11 Dec 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan More than 100 lawyers stormed and ransacked a hospital in Pakistan on Wednesday to avenge what they said was an assault by doctors there on a fellow advocate, and an elderly patient died during the disturbance, authorities said.

Pakistani militant accused of Mumbai attacks faces terror financing charges

11 Dec 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani anti-terrorism court indicted Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, on terror financing charges on Wednesday, a government prosecutor and defence lawyer said.

Pakistani militant accused of Mumbai attacks faces terror financing charges

11 Dec 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec 11 A Pakistani court on Wednesday indicted Islamist militant Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, on terror financing charges, a government prosecutor said.

Schools shut in Lahore as city chokes in toxic smog

22 Nov 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Schools across Pakistan's second largest city Lahore closed for the second time in a month on Friday, with the city blanketed in a toxic smog that experts say is putting residents at risk.

Convicted ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

19 Nov 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan on Tuesday in an air ambulance to seek medical treatment in London, his party said, a month after the three-time premier was released on bail from a seven-year prison sentence for corruption.

Pakistan's former prime minister's daughter granted bail

04 Nov 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court granted bail on Monday to Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has been held in custody while facing trial on corruption charges, Sharif family lawyers said.

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