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Musharraf treason case: Four-member investigation team named


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Moving one step closer to putting former president General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason, the Pakistan government has appointed a four-member committee to investigate him ... Read More »

Global Aafia Movement pledges allegiance to victims of torture

PESHAWAR: Members of Pasban organisation chanting slogans at a protest demonstration to demand release of Pakistani neuroscientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui jailed in the United States.

Maverick Report KARACHI: On the occasion of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Global Aafia Movement has termed torture as a crime under international law and pledged ... Read More »

Musharraf faces high treason case as Sharif orders initiation of process


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government has initiated the process of filing a high treason case against former military ruler General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf, the top court of the country ... Read More »

Previous regime asked Swiss authorities to shun Zardari probe


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan was shocked to hear from Attorney General Munir A Malik on Wednesday that the previous government had sent without the court’s knowledge ... Read More »

Illegal drug trafficking requires robust, coordinated response: UN chief


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Illegal drug trafficking is a clear obstacle to development and this cross-border problem requires a robust and coordinated law-enforcement response within and among countries, the UN secretary ... Read More »

9 die in Karachi blast; judge targeted by TTP in stable condition


Maverick Report KARACHI: At least nine people died and 15 others, including a senior judge of the Sindh High Court (SHC) and three policemen, sustained injuries in a blast in ... Read More »

Pakistani stocks plunge as PM vows to try Musharraf


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan prime minister has dropped what is being called the strongest hint to submit a written request to the top court of the country seeking trial ... Read More »

Police officer among 3 killed in two Peshawar incidents


Maverick Report PESHAWAR: A senior police officer and his driver were killed in a hit-and-run attack while one person died in a blast in this capital city of Pakistan’s troubled ... Read More »

Gunmen kill 9 foreign tourists, local guide in northern Pakistan


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: In an unprecedented attack, gunmen killed nine foreign tourists and their local guide in northern mountainous region of Pakistan late Saturday and bodies of the victims were ... Read More »

Multiple attacks leave 24 dead in Pakistan’s Balochistan province


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: At least 23 people, including 14 female students and the deputy commissioner of Quetta district, were killed in multiple bomb and gun attacks by militants in the ... Read More »

Theft cases witnessed 26% hike in Pakistan during Dec 2012


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Theft cases in Pakistan registered an increase of 26 percent with 3,103 cases filed in 75 districts during December 2012 compared to 2,467 in 71 districts the ... Read More »

Top Pakistani court summons Musharraf in treason case


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Hearing a treason case against former military ruler Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf here on Monday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan summoned the former president, directing the Islamabad ... Read More »