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Nation eagerly waiting for Panamagate verdict: Imran Khan.

PTI chief urges top court to announce its judgement soon The post Nation eagerly waiting for Panamagate verdict: Imran Khan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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SC should give verdict soon, country in stalemate: Imran Khan.

BANI GALA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said the Supreme Court should announce the decision regarding the Panama Leaks case soon as the country is in a sense of stalemate. Addressing media representatives, he alleged that the government is trying to save the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ...

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Court approves three-day physical remand of Zafar Hijazi.

Suspended SECP chairman Zafar HijaziISLAMABAD: A court on Wednesday approved a three-day physical remand of Zafar Hijazi, the former chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan facing charges of record tampering in the high-profile Panama Papers probe.Hijazi was presented in the court by the Federal ...

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Panama Ka Hungama — in the end, will it even matter?.

There will be celebrations galore from the camp that wants to see the PM gone, but then what? The post Panama Ka Hungama — in the end, will it even matter? appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Magistrate accepts Busuttil's request to investigate Muscat, Schembri, Mizzi.

Updated 12pm A magistrate has upheld Opposition leader Simon Busuttil's request for an investigation on whether Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri, among others, broke money laundering laws when opening secret companies in Panama. The request had also called to investigate Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Magistrate Ian Farrugia, ...

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Magistrate accepts Busuttil's request to investigate Schembri, Mizzi.

A magistrate has upheld Opposition leader Simon 'Busuttils request for an investigation on whether Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri broke money laundering laws when opening secret companies in Panama. Magistrate Ian Farrugia, who was the duty magistrate when the application was filed last week, delivered his ruling this ...

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Panama JIT dissolved as members back to routine jobs.

The six-member JIT was headed by FIA Additional Director Wajid Zia ISLAMABAD: Members of the Joint Investigation Team , formed to probe the Sharif family in the high-profile Panama Leaks case, reported back to their routine jobs after the team disbanded following submission of the report to the Supreme Court.The JIT, ...

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Article 62 applies if crime is committed: PTI lawyer.

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf , which usually prefers to quote the decision of the dissenting judges in the Panama Papers case judgement, on Tuesday referred to the majority ruling to emphasise that Article 62 of the Constitution, which deals with the disqualification of parliamentarians, should only be invoked ...

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What will Sharif do now?.

The Panama verdict will decide how Pakistan handles its leadership problems.

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Khawaja Asif denies PTI leader’s claim he ‘hid’ UAE employment.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Usman Dar has claimed that Defence Minister Khawaja Asif is also an employee of a Dubai-based company.Asif is a senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader who is also reportedly tipped to be the interim premier in case Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is sent packing by the Supreme Court in the ...

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Today's front pages.

These are the leading stories in today's local newspapers.  Times of Malta leads with claims that an inquiry into Panama company Egrant is currently waiting for the Justice Ministry to sign off on hiring expensive foreign IT experts, with the case deemed too sensitive for local court experts to be hired. The Malta ...

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12-page reply: AGP urges top court to exercise restraint

Says India's Ram Jethmalani case can't be a precedent in Panamagate case The post 12-page reply: AGP urges top court to exercise restraint appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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These 5 countries are channels for the world's biggest tax havens

First came the Panama Papers, then the BahamasLeaks. Journalists continue to shed light on and raise a public outcry over the offshore financial centres that corporations use to reduce their tax bill – something that is still being challenged in court. A new study has now uncovered all the world’s corporate tax ...

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These five countries are conduits for the world's biggest tax havens

Tax sheltering is not just the domain of exotic Caribbean isles. Major world powers, including the United Kingdom, play a critical and previously undisclosed role in global tax avoidance. CORPNET, CC BY-NC-SAFirst came the Panama Papers, then the BahamasLeaks. Journalists continue to shed light on and raise a public outcry ...

- The Conversation - UK

Growing dissent emerges against Nawaz Sharif in PML-N

, July 24 : Growing dissent against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is out in the open, as Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz activists over the last few days have put banners in Lahore asking the former to resign and let his younger brother become the premier of the country.The banners which are reflecting the sentiments of ...

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PPP 'Go Nawaz Go' rallies seek PM's resignation sans delay

LAHORE: The Pakistan People's Party on Sunday took out a rally in the provincial metropolis to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign from his office before Supreme Court verdict in Panama case involving the ruling family.Bracing the muggy weather, the participants, occupying jeeps, cars and riding motorcycles and some ...

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FIAU: Onus is on police to probe money laundering

It is up to the police to decide how to proceed once reports detailing suspicions of money laundering were sent to them by the FIAU, a spokesman for the government's anti-money laundering agency told this paper. In an interview with The Sunday Times of Malta last week, former FIAU investigator and police inspector Jonathan ...

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Shah sees Imran in trouble in case of PM’s disqualification

SUKKUR: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said on Saturday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification would have repercussions for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan too.“Imran would definitely be out if the prime minister is disqualified,” Shah claimed.Speaking to ...

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Imran got a taste of his own medicine, jibes Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said on Sunday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan Chief Imran Khan got a taste of his own medicine, making an apparent reference to the cricketer-turned-politician’s money trail of his Bani Gala residence.The CM Punjab made the remark following the PTI ...

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Shah sees Imran in trouble in case of PM’s disqualification

Khursheed Shah addressing media in SukkurSUKKUR: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said on Saturday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification would have repercussions for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan too.“Imran would definitely be out if the prime minister is ...

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Nawaz decides name for caretaker PM, alleges Sheikh Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Nawaz Sharif has decided who would be the caretaker prime minister when he has to step down from his position after the Panama case verdict is announced, Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed said on Sunday.Talking to Geo News , the AML chief said talks were making rounds of Federal Minister for Water and ...

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Stocks recover losses in cautious trade

KARACHI: The stock market managed to break the four-week losing spree in the outgoing week with the KSE-100 index showing recovery of 957 points to settle at at 45,294. The investor sentiments were dictated by the developments on the court hearings of Panamagate case. As the Supreme Court reserved the decision, investors ...

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Imran Khan looking for defectors in PML-N's 'divided house'

RAWALPINDI: The uncertainty surrounding the fate of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the context of Panamagate has given Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf a unique opportunity to rope in some local stalwarts in the garrison city.Considered the arch-rival of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz , the PTI is seeking to fully ...

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KSE-100 index recovers, posts gain of 937 points

Uncertainty over Panama case verdict keeps market under pressure The post KSE-100 index recovers, posts gain of 937 points appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Pakistan Defence Minister turns down speculations of new Prime Minister

, July 22 : Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Saturday said that the talk of appointing a new Prime Minister is just a speculation.His statement comes amidst fears that Pakistan's Supreme Court is set to ask Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down over the Panama Papers case.Specifically stating that Prime ...

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Talk of new Pakistan PM just speculation, says Minister

Islamabad, July 22 Amid talk that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may have to quit over the Panama Papers case, Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said the notion of appointing a new Prime Minister was just a speculation.A Geo TV report, citing high level sources, said Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the ...

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Panama Papers: Pak PM Sharif's Def Min Asif emerges 'most potential candidate' to replace him

The meeting, chaired by Sharif, was also attended by Shahbaz along with federal ministers, advisers and the legal team representing the Sharif family in the Panama Papers case.

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Talk of new Pakistan PM just speculation, says Defence Minister Khawaja Asif

Amid talk that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may have to quit over the Panama Papers case, Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said the notion of appointing a new Prime Minister was just a speculation.

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Sharif's def minister to replace him in case of conviction?

Pakistans Defence Minister Khawaja Asif today emerged as the "most potential candidate" to replace beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif if he is disqualified by the Supreme Court for alleged graft and money laundering in the sensitive Panama Papers case.Asif is most likely to become the interim prime minister for 45 days ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Panamagate: Pak Govt. to accept SC verdict

, July 22 : The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has decided to accept the Supreme Court verdict in the Panamagate case, even if it goes against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family.The decision was taken in an informal consultative meeting of PML-N's top leadership on Friday after a three-judge bench of the apex ...

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PML-N efforts to appease Chaudhry Nisar fail

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaurdhy Nisar has been absent from several Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz meetings as the party deliberates to chalk out a strategy pertaining to the Panama Papers case. Reports from the federal capital indicate that the minister has decided to part ways with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ending ...

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Two groups have emerged in the PML-N: Qureshi

MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Vice Chairman, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday that there are now two groups in the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz .“The first group is the bacha group which wants conflict with institutions. The second group which is represented by Chaudhry Nisar which instead of saving ...

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Embattled Sharif reiterates stance he won't quit

Nisar's absence PKMAP chief Mahmood Khan Achakzai calls on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday.—APP ISLAMABAD: Soon after the Supreme Court reserved its verdict in the Panama Papers case on Friday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presided over a meeting of the PML-N and reiterated his stance that he would not quit office. ...

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Panamagate: Step down today with integrity, Khurshid Shah tells Nawaz

Opposition Leader in NA says assemblies and the Parliament must continue functioning and complete their tenure The post Panamagate: Step down today with integrity, Khurshid Shah tells Nawaz appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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PM not out of the woods as SC reserves verdict

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday formally closed the Panama Papers case when it reserved its ruling, but the most significant facet of the hearing was an assurance on the part of the National Accountability Bureau to resurrect the Hudaibya reference by a belated challenge to its quashment. The second significant part ...

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Panamagate: SC weighs Sharif's dismissal for graft

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Panama Papers: Recap of hearings

ISLAMABAD: The 273-day Panama Papers case had its final hearing on Friday. The case saw large amounts data, 14,000 pages, being presented in the Supreme Court with around 307 questions being asked during the duration of the case. The case involved a two month long investigation process involving half a dozen countries with ...

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An ex-agent who guarded some of the most powerful people in America shares how to turn stress into your personal 'rocket fuel'

Andrew Wittman Andrew Wittman has been through more than a few stressful situations. The Marine Corps veteran saw combat during the invasion of Panama and Operation Desert Storm during his six years of active duty. He then served as a South Carolina police deputy for about a year before becoming a US Capitol Police agent. ...

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Criminal complaint against Busuttil 'a worrying sign for democracy' - EPP chairman

EPP chairman Manfred Weber has expressed concern after the Prime Minister's chief of staff filed a criminal complaint against Opposition leader Simon Busuttil. Keith Schembri yesterday filed the complaint after the Opposition leader asked the courts for a magisterial inquiry to investigate money-laundering allegations ...

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Siraj vows to push for accountability against all named in Panama Papers

JI chief Siraj-ul-Haq talks to media on July 21, 2017 - Photo Sabah ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq reiterated the call for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign and present himself before the public for accountability.Speaking to media after the Supreme Court reserved its judgment in the Panama case on ...

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Injured 'lion' trying to conceal embarrassment: Sherry Rehman

Senator Sherry Rehman, President PPP Punjab Qamar Zaman Karia, Fasial Karim Kundi and Sardar Latif Khosa talking to media outside Supreme Court - Photo Online  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party leaders lashed out at the ruling party after the Supreme Court reserved its verdict on the Panama case on Friday.Veteran PPP ...

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Meeting at PM House ends with resolve to accept Supreme Court verdict

PM Nawaz Sharif after his appearance before the Panama Papers case JIT - File photo Reuters ISLAMABAD: The high-level meeting of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz leaders after the Supreme Court reserved its judgment in the Panama Papers case ended with a firm resolve to accept the verdict even if it is ...

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Imran Khan says Nawaz has no other option than resign: sources

Imran Khan chairs meeting of party leaders and legal teamISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Friday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has no any other option than stepping down from his office, informed sources.While chairing a meeting of party leaders and his legal team to discuss the Supreme ...

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Letters, questions sent to foreign countries part of JIT volume X: sources

JIT had requested to keep volume X under wraps till replies were received all countriesISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team's volume X has details of letters and questions sent to different countries to inquire regarding the business assets of the Sharif family, sources informed Geo News on Friday. Letters were also ...

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PPP to announce future course of action after SC verdict

ISLAMABAD: The PPP will announce it future course of action after the Supreme Court’s verdict, said sourcesIn a high-level consultative meeting in Islamabad chaired by party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the party leaders decided to explore the various possibilities which would emerge after the apex court’s ...

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Pakistan's SC reserves verdict on Panamagate case

, July 21 : A three-member bench of the Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday has concluded the entire hearings and reserved the judgment in the Panamagate case in which Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family are accused of amassing offshore assets. The date of the judgment is yet to be announced and if convicted, Prime ...

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Sharif chairs meeting of PML-N leaders after Pak SC reserves verdict in Panama case

, July 21 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is chairing a high level meeting of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz leaders at PM House following the reservation of Panamagate verdict by the country's Supreme Court.The high level meeting is being attended by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, federal ministers, legal ...

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Panama case: PTI leaders optimistic about Sharif's disqualification

, July 21 : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders have expressed hope for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's disqualification following the reservation of Panamagate verdict by the country's Supreme Court.Speaking to media after the apex court reserved its decision in the Panama Papers case, PTI Spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said that ...

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Pakistan top court reserves ruling in Panama Papers case involving Sharif, family

The date of announcement of verdict has not been given. If convicted, the Prime Minister can face disqualification from politics.

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‘Unparalleled development’ making opponents restless: CM Punjab

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said political opponents were getting restless due to the government's unparalleled development program."Despite hindrances, Pakistan is fast moving towards the end of the energy crisis," CM Punjab claimed.He further added that the nation itself will bring to an end ...

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