Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, has expressed his anticipation that Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa will rectify constitutional errors as the Supreme Court prepares to conduct a hearing on a presidential reference against the death sentence of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on December 12.
The interim federal government of Pakistan has revealed its intention to contest a recent Supreme Court (SC) judgment, which declared military trials of civilians unconstitutional. The decision to challenge this ruling was disclosed on Monday, with various government departments enlisting the services of private counsels to present their cases against
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif will inaugurate “Salam Pakistan” brand and “e-Portal” in Islamabad on Friday to promote tourism in Pakistan. The brand and portal will help portray Pakistan’s diversity in tourism at international level and increase tourists’ interest in this sector in the country. Earlier, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz
Pita Limjaroenrat, a Thai reformist and leader of the Move Forward party, failed in his bid to be nominated as prime minister, sparking outrage among his supporters. After winning May’s general election, he was dramatically suspended from parliament by the constitutional court, leading to a second vote being blocked to
The United States, Britain, France and Germany have submitted a motion to the UN atomic energy watchdog to censure Iran over its lack of cooperation with the agency, two diplomats said on Tuesday. “The text was submitted overnight” from Monday to Tuesday, a European diplomat said. A second diplomat confirmed
India’s financial crime-fighting agency wants to question the two most senior members of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, who lead the main opposition Congress party, as it investigates a complaint of money laundering, the party said on Wednesday. The summons by the enforcement directorate is linked to a nine-year-old complaint by a
Earlier this month, a delegation, which included Pakistanis and Pakistani Americans, travelled to Israel, to promote interfaith harmony. The visit drew sharp criticism in Pakistan, where Opposition leaders accused the government of arranging the trip in order to pave the way to recognise Israel. Pakistan’s Foreign Office quickly rubbished such reports,