July 30, 2018

Islamabad, Jul 30 An accountability court in Pakistan today adjourned the hearing of two pending corruption cases against jailed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family till August 1. Earlier, the hearing was adjourned till July 30 after defence counsel Khawaja Haris boycotted proceedings pending an Islamabad High Court (IHC) verdict on transferring both petitions […]

The third most common source of foreign investment in Israel is the Cayman Islands, according to the Israeli government’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).   For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.   Entities registered in the caribbean territory provided $6 billion, or 6.6% of all foreign funding, to Israel ventures in […]

The “second democratic transition” in Pakistan was marred with pre-poll suicide attacks which killed three contestants as well as scores of their supporters especially in Quetta. Though the election day didn’t see much violence, the electoral exercise itself was mired in controversy for alleged pre-poll rigging. A number of political parties including Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz […]

Jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was admitted to the hospital on Sunday after his health worsened due to heart trouble. He was taken under high security from Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad on the orders of Pakistan’s interim government. This came into light after Nawaz Sharif […]