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Nawaz, Maryam to be arrested upon return to Pakistan: NAB sources | Pakistan

Photo: file Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, will be arrested upon arrival to Pakistan, National Accountability Bureau sources said. Earlier in the day, Accountability Court-I had sentenced Nawaz to a total of 11 years in prison and slapped a £8 million fine (Rs1.3 billion) in the Avenfield properties reference, while his daughter Maryam was sentenced ...

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Russian diplomat’s vehicle injures family in Islamabad road accident | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: At least three members of a family were injured when a Russian diplomat’s vehicle rammed into their motorcycle. The incident occurred at the Margalla Road. The injured includes motorcyclist, his wife and child. Police said that the car belongs to the third secretary of Russian embassy, Alexander Sochivoko. The vehicle has been taken to Kohsar station, while the injured ...

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Belgium dump Brazil out of World Cup with 2-1 win | Pakistan

KAZAN: Belgium ended Brazil’s dream of a sixth World Cup title when they beat the South Americans 2-1 in a dramatic, enthralling end-to-end quarter-final on Friday to earn a semi-final tie against France. Brazil dominated the opening stages, with Thiago Silva hitting the post, but went behind when midfielder Fernandinho put the ball into his own net from a corner ...

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Nation wants Nawaz to be imprisoned, claims Fawad Chaudhry | Pakistan

PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry. Photo: File KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said on Friday that the nation wants former prime minister Nawaz Sharif imprisoned in the anti-graft references.  “Nawaz is not Nelson Mandela, he is going to jail not for the people of Pakistan but because of plundering the country,” Chaudhry said in Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath. “Pakistan has ...

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Endeavouring to fulfill Benazir’s promises, save Pakistan: Bilawal | Pakistan

Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari remarked on Friday that he is endeavouring to fulfill promises of his deceased mother Benazir Bhutto and save Pakistan. Photo: Geo News screen grab RAHIM YAR KHAN: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari remarked on Friday that he is endeavouring to fulfill promises of his deceased mother Benazir Bhutto and save Pakistan. ...

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FIA arrests Hussain Lawai in money-laundering probe | Pakistan

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) on Friday arrested former president Asif Ali Zardari’s close aide Hussain Lawai in connection with alleged money laundering worth billions of rupees. The investigation agency is probing a potential laundering scandal of Rs35 billion implicating a top political leader along with his businessman and banker friends. The inquiry started after Financial Monitoring Unit of the ...

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Nawaz’s appeal won’t suspend Avenfield decision: Barrister Farogh Naseem | Pakistan

Barrister Dr Mohammad Farogh Naseem. Photo: Geo News KARACHI: Barrister Dr Mohammad Farogh Naseem said on Friday that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif can file an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against the accountability court’s decision but that won’t suspend the order.   Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison and slapped a £8 ...

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