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  • Quetta lawyers protest against delay in holding reference to honour slain lawyers

    The lawyers' organisations in Quetta boycotted the court proceedings and staged a protest against what they called “holding of delayed full court reference”, at Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Monday...

    Some senior lawyers, however, participated in the full court reference to pay tribute to lawyers killed in the deadly suicide bombing at Civil Hospital Quetta on August 8 that killed more than 50 lawyers...

  • 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 Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), PPP and Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) have all demanded that the PM resign until the JIT has...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Animals come face to face at Japanese aquarium

    TOKYO: A Japanese aquarium has come up with a wild idea to entertain the public during its temporary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak — introducing sea animals to each other and sharing the results online...

    A group of eight penguins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise near Tokyo regularly waddle around inside the aquarium and now they have a new stop — a tank of seals they had never met before
  • Pakistan Bar Council condemns lawyers-police clash in Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) — the top regulatory body of lawyers — expressed its regret at the Lahore incident where lawyers and the police clashed with each other after an arrest warrant was issued against the president of the Lahore High Court Bar Association’s (LHCBA) Multan chapter...

    In a statement issued on Monday, PBC vice chairman Muhammad Ahsan Bhoon and chairman executive committee Hafeezur Rehman condemned the...

  • Daska: All that is wrong with Pakistan's police and lawyers

    Provided the continual daily interaction between the lawyers and the police, Daska was bound to happen someday...

    The concerned SHO, thereafter, confronted the lawyers, took to aerial firing; and on still failing to intimidate, resorted to direct firing at close range, killing two lawyers and a passerby...

  • No court can try dictators in Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif tells lawyers

    "No court that can try a dictator has ever come into existence in Pakistan," ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, himself sent packing by the Supreme Court, complained to a group of lawyers gathered at Punjab House, Islamabad on Tuesday...

    Claiming that that he had been "persecuted" over the years and "pushed towards revolt", Sharif drew parallels between what he considers to be his own 'cornering' by the state and the events that led...

  • PbBC lawyers distance themselves from Pakistan Bar Council strike against references

    A group of lawyers associated with the Punjab Bar Council (PbBC) on Thursday ? a day before the Supreme Judicial Council takes up references against Justices Qazi Faez Isa and Karim Khan Agha ? distanced themselves from the strike called by the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) tomorrow to protest the references...

    Groups of lawyers belonging to Sindh and various bar associations of Punjab have already opposed the call given by the PBC ? the...

  • Pakistan face rampant Black Caps in must-win T20 clash

    MOHALI: A resurgent New Zealand will be eyeing a semi-final berth when they take on a deflated Pakistan in a World Twenty20 group match here on Tuesday...

    Pakistan won their opener against Bangladesh comfortably but things have since gone downhill as they unravelled against the Indians on Saturday, sparking an angry backlash from fans back home...

  • Pakistan face India in crucial Asia Cup game today

    LAHORE: Pakistan take on arch-rivals India in their last pool match at the Asia Cup hockey tournament at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Sunday...

    On the other hand, Pakistan having four points are placed second in the pool after the green-shirts played a 2-2 draw against Japan on Friday...

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