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Accountability court summons Sharifs again after no-show.

Four references were filed by NAB in compliance with Supreme Court's Panama Papers case verdict The post Accountability court summons Sharifs again after no-show appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

People have dismissed SC verdict, says Punjab law minister.

LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Tuesday that the people have dismissed the Supreme Court's verdict in the Panama Papers case. He was referring to the victory of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate in Sunday's NA-120 by-election. "Imran Khan dragged the Supreme Court in front of us as a ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Panama denies chequebook diplomacy after ditching ties with Taiwan.

Panama’s decision to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China had nothing to do with “chequebook diplomacy”, its president has told Chinese state television. Panama established diplomatic relations with mainland China in June in a major victory for Beijing as it lures ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Panama papers: Nawaz Sharif skips court hearing.

Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday failed to appear before a court hearing corruption cases against him as he was in London to take care of his ailing wife. The court accepted his plea and adjourned the case till September 26.

- Times Of India - IN

Military had no role in Sharif's ouster, says Pak Army chief.

Pakistans powerful Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has rejected as "unfounded" the impression that the army was behind the ouster of prime minister Nawaz Sharif and said the military had no role in it.Sharif, 67, stepped down after a Supreme Court bench disqualified him on July 28 from continuing in his office for ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Today's front pages.

Good morning. The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers today. Times of Malta and l-orizzont lead with comments by Marlene Farrugia that the Democratic Party will not cooperate with the Nationalist Party if its leader Adrian Delia has to rely on it to get a parliamentary seat. Times of Malta also reports how ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Nawaz Sharif skips Pakistan court hearing on corruption cases.

The Supreme Court on July 28 disqualified him in the Panama Papers scandal.

- The Hindu - IN

Blackout hits flights in Panama.

PANAMA CITY, Sept 19 — A blackout at Panama's main international airport — a major hub for Latin America — caused more than 200 flights to be cancelled and many others delayed yesterday, airport officials said. A malfunction in a circuit...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Scientists edit butterfly wing spots and stripes.

An international research team working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama knocked-out a single control gene in the DNA of seven different butterfly species. In the Sept. 18 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences early online edition, they reveal the surprising results of rewiring the WntA ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Expertos de la OIM brindan apoyo a las islas del Caribe afectadas por los huracanes Irma y José.

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Haiti, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin , Sint Maarten , Turks and Caicos Islands La OIM ha desplegado un equipo de emergencia de seis expertos en gestión de albergues y campamentos, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Panama Papers investigation appeals will be heard in open court.

Updated 11.50am An appeal against a magistrate's decision to investigate whether Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri broke money laundering laws will be heard in public, Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi ruled this morning. The investigation was ordered in light of Panama Papers revelations about the secret companies in Panama opened by ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Panama Papers investigation appeals will be heard in open court, court rules

An appeal against a magistrate's decision to investigate whether Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri broke money laundering laws will be heard in public, Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi ruled this morning. The investigation was ordered in the light of Panama Papers revelations about the secret companies in Panama opened by Mr Mizzi ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

The woman who co-wrote 'Despacito' is on a mission to make a difference

When Erika Ender, the Panama-born singer and songwriter behind the smash hit "Despacito," first began pitching songs to male recording artists 25 years ago, she was told a few times that they were too feminine. So she tested a theory. She shortened her credit to "E. Ender" and had men sing the vocals. Suddenly, Ender says, ...

- Mashable! - US

NA-120 by-polls: Kulsoom Nawaz victorious according to unofficial results

The election The compilation of polling results in the NA-120 by-elections started right after voting ended on Sunday evening for the National Assembly seat which was left vacant by Nawaz Sharif's ouster in the Panama case verdict.According to the unverified and unofficial results being shared by DawnNews, PML-N's candidate ...

- DAWN - PK

NA-120 by-polls: Unofficial results show Kulsoom Nawaz in the lead

The election The compilation of polling results in the NA-120 by-elections is currently underway after voting ended on Sunday evening for the National Assembly seat which was left vacant by Nawaz Sharif's ouster in the Panama case verdict.According to the unverified and unofficial results being shared by DawnNews, PML-N's ...

- DAWN - PK

Polling ends in NA-120 after large voter turnout, counting underway

Voters complain of delays Tempers flare between PTI, PML-N activists Candidates review voting process All eyes on NA-120 Wide-scale campaigning The counting of votes is currently underway after polling for the NA-120 seat, which was left vacant by Nawaz Sharif's ouster in the Panama verdict, ended in the Lahore constituency ...

- DAWN - PK

Polling continues in NA-120 as voters turn up in large numbers

Voters complain of delays Tempers flare between PTI, PML-N activists Candidates review voting process All eyes on NA-120 Wide-scale campaigning Polling for the NA-120 seat, which was left vacant by Nawaz Sharif's ouster in the Panama verdict, is underway in the Lahore constituency. Long queues could be seen outside the ...

- DAWN - PK

Polling starts in momentous NA-120 by-election

Polling for the NA-120 seat, which was left vacant by Nawaz Sharif's ouster in the Panama verdict, has started in the Lahore constituency.A total of 44 candidates are contesting for the National Assembly seat from Lahore. Pakistan Army personnel are supervising the polling process. The first vote of the election was cast at ...

- DAWN - PK

PML-N will eventually have to bow down to top court: Khurshid Shah

PPP leader says ruling party's refusal to accept SC's Panamagate case ruling will not earn it anything The post PML-N will eventually have to bow down to top court: Khurshid Shah appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

PML-N will have to accept SC verdict: Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR: Leader of Opposition Khursheed Shah said on Saturday that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz will have to accept the Supreme Court’s decision in the Panama case issue.The senior Pakistan Peoples Party leader was speaking to media. Shah said that he does not have reservations over the building of ties between the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Iceland PM calls for second snap election in less than a year as government falls

'Breach of trust' 'Knocked on doors for favours' Iceland's prime minister on Friday called for a second snap election in less than a year after a party quit the coalition government because he hid his father's involvement in seeking a clean record for a convicted paedophile. Iceland Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson said ...

- DAWN - PK

SC decision in Panama case will have far-reaching effects: Advocate Salman Akram Raja

ISLAMABAD: The decision of the Supreme Court to reject all appeals by the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the Panama Papers verdict will have a far-reaching effect on several areas, including electoral laws. This was stated by Advocate Salman Akram Raja, who represented Nawaz Sharif's children and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Body of Financial Times journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan police Friday found the body of a 24-year-old British journalist, Paul McClean, who is suspected to have been killed by a crocodile. Divers found McClean’s corpse in the mud of a lagoon in the coastal village of Panama, 360 kilometres east of the capital Colombo by road, a police spokesman said. ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Supreme Court dismisses review petitions filed by Sharifs, Dar against Panama Papers verdict

SC verdict a 'disappointment': PML-N 'JIT stated Maryam to be beneficial owner of London flats' 'Have trust in the court' The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the apex court's Panama Papers judgement of ...

- DAWN - PK

Panama Paper verdict: Pakistan Supreme Court dismisses review petition filed by Sharif family

Pakistan Supreme Court also dismissed a similar review petition filed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the Panama Papers.

- Zee News - IN

NAB to file Hudaibiya case appeal in seven days

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau on Friday assured the Supreme Court on Friday that it will be filing an appeal against the Lahore High Court's decision quashing the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case against the Sharif family and others. The assurance was made by NAB's prosecutor general during the hearing of ...

- Geo.tv - PK

PML-N leaders deplore dismissal of Panama petitions by SC

Saad Rafique addressing the press conference. Photo: Geo NewsISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader and federal railways minister, Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Friday that the government had an idea of today's decision of the Supreme Court but they still decided to go for a review. Addressing the media in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SC dismisses Sharif family, Dar's review petitions against Panama verdict

ISLAMABAD: The five-member bench of the Supreme Court dismissed all review pleas against the Panama case decision on Friday, after the petitioners' counsels wrapped up their arguments earlier. The review petitions had been filed by the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the Supreme Court's judgment ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Justice delivered, says Imran after SC's dismissal of Panama review pleas

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Friday that for the first time justice has been delivered. He was referring to the dismissal of the review petitions filed by the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the Supreme Court's Panama Papers case verdict. Speaking to the media in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SC decision in Panama case will have far-reaching effects: Advocate Salman Akram Raja

Advocate Salman Akram Raja. Photo: File  ISLAMABAD: The decision of the Supreme Court to reject all appeals by the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the Panama Papers verdict will have a far-reaching effect on several areas, including electoral laws. This was stated by Advocate Salman Akram Raja, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan court rejects ex-PM's appeal against ousting

Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday dismissed an appeal from former prime minister Nawaz Sharif against his disqualification from the premiership over corruption allegations tied to the Panama Papers leak.

- The Daily Star - LB

Panamagate case: Top court throws out Sharifs' review petitions

Five-judge larger bench maintains apex court's landmark July 28 verdict The post Panamagate case: Top court throws out Sharifs' review petitions appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Capt Safdar has nothing to do with London flats: Sharif children's counsel

ISLAMABAD: Presenting his arguments before the five-member bench hearing the review pleas against the Panama case decision, Sharif children's counsel Salman Akram Raja said Capt Safdar has nothing to do with the London flats .Safdar is the son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and an elected lawmaker. Raja ...

- Geo.tv - PK

All polling stations in NA-120 declared sensitive: sources

LAHORE: All polling stations in the NA-120 constituency have been declared as sensitive, sources informed Geo News on Thursday. According to police sources, all 220 polling stations were declared sensitive to avoid any untoward incident. Extra police personnel would be deployed on polling day at all stations in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

NAB to file appeal in SC against LHC’s verdict on Hudaibiya Mills case: sources

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau on Thursday decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court of Pakistan against the verdict passed by the Lahore High court in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case, sources informed Geo News. The appeal would be filed on September 15. As the superior court, once the apex court ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Documents show Nawaz received salary from FZE Capital: SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court observed on Thursday that documents submitted in court during the Panama Papers case proved that then prime minister Nawaz Sharif received a salary from a UAE-based company in August 2013.  The observation came as the apex court's five-member bench, headed by headed by Justice Asif ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Nawaz’s disqualification not justified under any law: PML-N's Zafarullah

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Barrister Zafarullah said on Thursday that they have presented the stance before the Supreme Court that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification was not justified under any law.Zafarullah, along with other PML-N leaders, was addressing the media outside the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SC doing what NAB failed to do, says PTI leader

ISLAMABAD: Had the National Accountability Bureau been an effective body, like Nawaz Sharif's counsel claims, there would have been no need to approach the Supreme Court. This was stated by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday. Addressing the media outside the court — which is hearing ...

- Geo.tv - PK

JIT documents show Nawaz did receive salary from Capital FZE: Supreme Court

JIT exceed its mandate: Dar's lawyer 'Disqualified for life?' The documents provided by the Joint Investigation Team looking into the Sharif family's businesses show that Nawaz Sharif did receive salary as the chairman of Capital FZE, said the Supreme Court judges on Thursday while hearing the review petitions against the ...

- DAWN - PK

SC resumes hearing Panama case review petitions

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court resumed on Thursday hearing of review petitions filed by the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the apex court's judgment in the Panama Papers case on July 28.Nawaz's lawyer, Khawaja Harris, is continuing his arguments from Wednesday in front of the five-member bench headed by ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Chinese officials targeted by human rights groups over 2014 death of activist, under expanded Magnitsky Act

Police and spy chiefs from China to the Middle East, a Ukrainian oligarch and a former president of Panama are among the people a coalition of human rights groups wants targeted for sanctions under an expanded US law aimed at curbing rights abuses and corruption worldwide. The coalition, in documents to be made public on ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

The ultra-wealthy have 10% of global GDP stashed in tax havens — and it's making inequality worse than it appears

Yacht Harbour New research based on the Panama Papers highlights the extent of offshore wealth. About 10% of global GDP is hidden in tax havens, making inequality worse than it looks. US inequality is the worst among rich nations, but Europe has also gotten more unequal. The Panama Papers and other major leaks from offshore ...

- Business Insider - US

Rights groups target police, spy chiefs globally under new US law

Police and spy chiefs from China to the Middle East, a Ukrainian oligarch and a former president of Panama are among the people a coalition of human rights groups wants targeted for sanctions under an expanded US law aimed at curbing rights abuses and corruption worldwide.

- BDNews24 - BD

NAB reference: Accountability court summons Nawaz, children to appear on Sept 19

An accountability court on Wednesday summoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children ─ Maryam, Hassan and Hussain Nawaz ─ to appear on September 19 in a reference pertaining to the Sharif family's company, Flagship Investment Limited, in the UK.Last week, in compliance with the Supreme Court verdict in the ...

- DAWN - PK

All 5 judges agreed on disqualifying Nawaz: Justice Khosa on Panama review petitions

'Right to a fair trial' Multiple appeals Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who headed the five-member Supreme Court bench that issued the decisive Panama Papers verdict disqualifying former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, made clear on Wednesday that all judges on the bench had agreed on the July 28 judgement.The content of the ...

- DAWN - PK

Decision to disqualify Nawaz was unanimous, observes Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court, hearing review petitions filed by the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday, observed that the reasons to disqualify Nawaz Sharif as prime minister may have differed but the decision was unanimous.The remarks were made by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who is heading a ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Rights groups target police, spy chiefs globally under new U.S. law

PRAGUE/WASHINGTON - Police and spy chiefs from China to the Middle East, a Ukrainian oligarch and a former president of Panama are among the people a coalition of human rights groups wants targeted for sanctions under an expanded U.S. law aimed at curbing rights abuses and corruption worldwide.

- Reuters - US

Court returns three of four NAB references against Sharifs

ISLAMABAD: The registrar of an accountability court in the capital on Tues­day returned three of the four references filed against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in connection with the Panamagate probe.The court only accepted one reference, against Mr Sharif and his sons Hussain and Hassan, ...

- DAWN - PK

Five-member SC bench begins hearing Panama case review petitions

The five judges of the Supreme Court that will hear the review petition today. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: A five-member bench of the Supreme Court began hearing today the review petitions filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.The counsel of Nawaz, Khawaja Harris, and the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Five-judge bench to hear Sharif review petitions on Wednesday

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday ordered the formation of a five-member larger bench to hear review petitions filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children. and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the Panama Papers case verdict.A three-judge bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal heard arguments ...

- DAWN - PK

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