September 2017

Wake up and smell the dirty money. That’s the message federal regulators are sending to the real estate industry in Miami and other high-priced housing markets. On Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury Department announced it would extend and expand a temporary initiative designed to uncover criminals laundering money through real estate. The decree targets secretive shell […]

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During the colonial period, the Spanish Americas were governed under the 14th-century formula, “Obedézcase, pero no se cumpla”: obey, but do not comply. This double legal standard acknowledged the king’s authority while preventing royal law from encroaching upon local customs and guild privileges. The affirmative command (obey) came with a built-in negation (do not comply), […]

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PESHAWAR: Various organisations on Saturday staged protest against the genocide of Rohingya Muslims and urged the Islamic world to help end atrocities being carried out against the innocent people in Myanmar. Tanzeem-e-Islami Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held a protest rally outside the Peshawar Press Club. The protesters were addressed by the Tanzeem’s leaders who condemned Myanmar junta […]

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ISLAMABAD – A day after the Supreme Court constituted a three-member bench to take up review petitions of the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the July 28 judgment in the Panama Papers case, senior lawyer Khawaja Haris on Saturday filed an application on behalf of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, raising an […]

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By M Zulqernain Lahore/London, Sep 9 (PTI) Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Pakistans ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, today underwent a second surgery in London in connection with her throat cancer. She had undergone her first surgery for early-stage lymphoma last week. Sharif and his sons — Hasan and Hussain — remained in hospital in London […]

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