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  • SHC orders reopening of May 12, 2007 mayhem cases

    The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday ordered reopening the cases regarding the May 12, 2007, mayhem, which claimed at least 50 lives in Karachi...

    The court, which had earlier reserved its decision on a plea to reopen the 65 pending cases — most of which were declared 'A Class' (proceedings in the case frozen with the approval of the court) — announced its verdict today in connection with the May 12 cases
  • Chinese shares tumble 8.5pc in biggest one-day drop since 2007

    SHANGHAI: Chinese shares slid more than 8 per cent on Monday as an unprecedented government rescue plan to prop up valuations ran out of steam, throwing Beijing’s efforts to stave off a deeper crash into doubt...

    Major indexes suffered their largest one-day drop since 2007, shattering three weeks of relative calm in China’s volatile stock markets since Beijing unleashed a barrage of support measures to arrest a slump that started in...
  • Resign or face lawyers' movement bigger than 2007: LHCBA to PM

    In light of the Supreme Court ruling on the Panama Papers case, the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Saturday gave an ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif: resign within a week, or face a lawyers' movement bigger than the one that followed ex-chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry's ouster in 2007...

    The demand comes days after the Panama Papers case verdict was announced, directing that a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) be...
  • IAAF bans 28 after 2005, 2007 world champions’ retests

    LONDON: The IAAF has initiated disciplinary action against 28 athletes after they retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships with new technology that can uncover previously unde­tectable substances and found 32 adverse doping cases...

    Eastern Europeans, including Russians, make up a large number of the 28, sources familiar with the testing told Reuters on Tuesday
  • 2007-2016: A decade of deadly insurgent attacks across Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: At least 70 people were killed Monday in a bomb attack on mourners outside a hospital in Quetta...

    Here is a list of major attacks against civilians by militant groups in the country since 2007:October 18: Bomb attacks targeting former premier Benazir Bhutto kill 139 people in Karachi as she returns to Pakistan for the first time in eight years
  • Match-fixing allegations: Djokovic wins, faces questions over 2007 loss

    MELBOURNE: For the second time in three days, Novak Djokovic won a match at the Australian Open and was confronted by questions about match-fixing in the sport...

    The five-time champion had just beaten 19-year-old French wild-card entry Quentin Halys 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (3) in the second round on Wednesday night - his 34th win in his last 35 matches at Melbourne Park - when his news conference veered to questions about the issue that has...
  • SC orders govt to implement 2007 Lal Masjid judgment

    ISLAMABAD: Nine years have slipped away, but the bloody events of the 2007 Lal Masjid standoff have refused to recede...

    Describing the perceived lack of implementation on the part of the government as an “enigma”, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the government to explain what steps it has taken to comply with its Oct 2, 2007 judgment
  • Ban visits Palestinian camp destroyed in 2007

    NAHR EL-BARED: The UN secretary-general appealed on Friday from Lebanon, urging the international community to provide necessary funding to help finish the rebuilding of a Palestinian refugee camp destroyed in fierce battles against Al Qaeda-inspired militants almost a decade ago...

    Ban Ki-moon spoke during a visit to the Nahr el-Bared camp, where he inspected a school and was briefed on the ongoing reconstruction effort
  • Indian envoy summoned to protest acquittal of Hindu radical over 2007 Ajmer shrine attack

    The Indian deputy high commissioner was summoned by the Foreign Office (FO) on Friday to express concern over the recent acquittal of Swami Aseemanand in the Ajmer Sharif blast case, said a statement released by the FO...

    Aseemanand is also accused of masterminding the deadly 2007 Samjhota Express bombing,The Indian envoy was called in by the director general (South Asia & SAARC)
  • Musharraf offered me a deal in 2007, says Nawaz

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif revealed on Tuesday that retired Gen Pervez Musharraf had offered him an “underhanded” deal to form a joint government in 2008...

    Speaking at a meeting of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentary committee, the prime minister said: “Musharraf wanted a secret deal with me in 2007
  • Court briefed about Calibri download ways before 2007

    ISLAMABAD: The British forensic handwriting document examination expert, one of the prosecution witnesses in the Avenfield Apartments reference, in his written statement recorded before Judge Mohammad Bashir of the accountability court has testified that there were three ways of downloading Calibri font before its formal launch in January 2007...

    Robert William Radley, who had identified the use of Calibri font in the trust deed of the...
  • Israel defence minister says 2007 Syria strike was a 'message' to enemies

    Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Wednesday that a 2007 strike on a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor was a message to his country's enemies after the military acknowledged the raid for the first time...

    “The motivation of our enemies has increased in recent years, but the strength of our army, our air force, and our intelligence capabilities have increased compared with the capabilities we had in 2007,” Lieberman said in...
  • SC dismisses convicts' appeals in 2007 case on 'roughing up' ex-CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed appeals filed in 2007 by seven former members of the capital administration and police who were convicted in Nov that year for roughing up the former chief justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on March 13, 2007, DawnNewsTV reported...

    On May 13, 2017, Chaudhry, the then CJP, was marching towards the apex court to answer the allegation of misuse of office before the Supreme Judicial...
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