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  • Khuhro lashes out at Musharraf, asks army to explain his departure from Pakistan

    Musharraf recently directly accused PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari of being complicit in the murder of his wife, Benazir Bhutto, reasoning that Zardari had motive since he stood most to gain from it...

    "“He [Musharraf] sheltered Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad on the one hand and on the other he sought $5 billion from the international community to fight the war on terror and when expenditures were accounted, $3bn remained unaccounted...

  • Hasty departure of an ex-general

    Later, after his elevation as army chief which was followed by his retirement from the army in 2015, Jayasuria was posted as his country’s envoy to Brazil with simultaneous accreditation to Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Chile and Suriname based in Brasilia...

    He was also involved in the cases against Argentine dictator Gen Rafael Videla for crimes committed during his tenure from 1976 to 1981...

  • Departure lounge

    And as these two departures are accompanied generally by two entirely different sets of reactions from whatever remains of the jiyala camp across Punjab there are others in the province who are sitting on the edge...

    It is reported that Mr Zardari had himself tried to convince Ms Awan to not go, even though she seemed to have lost all interest in doing politics from the PPP’s platform...

  • Cabinet Division issues flurry of notifications following Nawaz Sharif's departure

    Cabinet Division issued several notifications on Friday stating that prime minister, his ministers and advisers no longer remain in office after the July 28 decision on the Panama Papers case from the Supreme Court rendered the prime minister disqualified...

    Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has stepped down from the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan with effect from July 28 as notified by Election Commission of Pakistan, a notification...

  • Bajia’s departure

    It is impossible to separate Fatima Surayya Bajia, the individual, from family — both hers in real life and the one she breathed life into on television screens all those decades back...

  • Assad says Russia never spoke of his departure

    BEIRUT: Syrian Presi­dent Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday he has never faced pressure from Russia to step aside, as Moscow prepared to host US Secretary of State John Kerry on reviving peace efforts...

    Speaking to NBC News in Damascus, Assad insisted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had never raised the issue of his departure or a political transition...

  • Pakistan’s departure to India for World T20 delayed

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has delayed the departure of women and men's national cricket team to India for the World T20 citing security concerns in the neighbouring country, the PCB’s director media said on Tuesday evening...

    PCB Director Media Amjad Hussain said, “The final decision on team’s departure to India for T20 World Cup will be taken after a formal go ahead by the interior ministry”...

  • Delhi-bound Samjhota Express's departure delayed till Thursday

    LAHORE: The Delhi-bound Samjhota Express that was called back from the Wagah border to the Lahore Railway Station Thursday after Indian authorities cautioned their Pakistani counterparts of disruptive farmers protests in Indian Punjab will not be able to carry passengers to the Indian capital on Monday too, Pakistan Railways spokesman told Dawn on Saturday...

    Scheduled to move only twice a week, the train's departure has now been...

  • PPP mulls departure from parliamentary committee, advises opposition to follow suit

    Speaking to media after a meeting of senior party leaders in Zardari House Islamabad, Aitzaz said the opposition provided prime minister an opportunity to clear his name, but the government members kept insisting on removal of his name from the terms of reference (ToR)...

    Aitzaz stated he wants to bring all opposition parties on "one container",PPP spokesperson senator Farhatullah Babar told DawnNews that the party chairman, Bilawal...

  • PPP flays PML-N over Musharraf’s departure

    LAHORE: The PPP held a protest against the PML-N government for allowing former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf to leave Pakistan...

    A large number of PPP workers gathered in front of the Lahore Press Club carrying placards and banners...

  • PPP rallies across Sindh against PML-N over Musharraf departure

    “It has become clear now [from the references being prepared by the National Accountability Bureau and investigating agencies] that only the PPP is being targeted and its innocent leaders are being arrested under a conspiracy aimed at eliminating it,” he said...

    Mr Chandio told the rally that it was an attempt by the Nawaz-led government to shift all responsibility [of Gen Musharraf’s departure evading the trial] to the judiciary and...

  • PPP continues protest rallies in Sindh over Musharraf’s departure

    They were holding banners and placards inscribed with slogans ‘Arrest Musharraf’ and ‘Go Nawaz, Go’Senator Haider said apart from charges of sedition, Mr Musharraf was facing cases, like the assassinations of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti...

    With his departure abroad, he added, all those cases would be put on the backburner...

  • Would euro departure help or hurt Europe's currency union?

    Read more: Yes or no? What Greece’s landmark vote might bringThe larger question is whether Greece would benefit much from a sharply devalued national currency, which in theory helps exports...

    Greece has risen from 108th before the crisis on the World Bank's ease of doing business index to 62nd ? not great, but progress...

  • Rules relaxed to help Musharraf’s departure, claims defence team

    According to the application, “Exit from Pakistan (Control) Rules 2010 provide a complete mechanism for the situation, which needs to restrict movement of any person from going abroad...

    ”However, the application claimed that the federal government did not invoke the relevant provisions of the rules to stop Gen Musharraf from leaving the country...

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