The Police have rejected claims by former FIAU investigator Jonathan Ferris that FIAU reports highlighting suspicious activities by OPM chief of staff Keith Schembri weren’t registered by the police upon receipt. “If the files are not registered, it is like they do not exist,” Ferris told the Sunday Times of Malta in an interview in which […]

With Pakistan’s opposition parties and the military apparently on the same page, Nawaz Sharif will face one the most serious challenges of his career when the Supreme Court takes up a probe panel’s report on corruption allegations against the Pakistani premier on Monday. Over the weekend, Sharif told the faithful in his PML-N party that […]

NEW DELHI: Pakistan, which faces elections in a year, has plunged into yet another political crisis, giving the all-powerful army the upper hand. That’s having an impact on Islamabad’s policy towards neighbours India and Afghanistan. It is no secret that the Pakistan army shapes the country’s policy toward Delhi and Kabul and further deterioration in […]

This week Pakistan’s Supreme Court will hear arguments as to whether Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is corrupt. The country is in turmoil with its often febrile politics turned up to boiling point. The trigger point for the Supreme Court hearing is clear. Earlier this month, the Joint Investigation Team, set up after the Panama Papers […]

ISLAMABAD: The political temperature is expected to rise further as Supreme Court is resuming on Monday its hearing into Panama Papers case in the light of Joint Investigation Team’s report on Sharif family’s financial assets, Samaa reported. All parties in the case, including the members of Sharif family, are expected to attend final round of […]

Minister of Defence and Minister of Water and Power  Senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Asif lashed out at the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Sunday. In a tweet posted late afternoon, the minister for defence and power questioned the party’s ethics, stating that “a certain party resigned from the assembly, then begged to withdraw its resignations, […]

In April last year, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif found himself in a precarious position following the “revelations” made by the famed Panama Papers. Leaked documents showed that three of Sharif’s children had links with offshore companies that owned properties in London. Sharif denies any wrongdoing. Subsequently, a petition against Sharif was filed in the […]

Islamabad: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) which probed the Panama Papers case against Nawaz Sharif’s family assets has recommended reopening 15 cases against the Pakistani Prime Minister, the media reported on Sunday. Of these 15 cases, three were registered during the 1994 and 2011 tenures of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and 12 during President […]

ISLAMABAD: The joint investigation team, which looked into Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif‘s family assets in London following the the Panama Papers leak scandal, has recommended reopening of 15 cases against the embattled leader, a media report said on Sunday. The high-profile scandal is about alleged money laundering to purchase assets in London by Sharif […]

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil today vowed to keep on fighting for justice despite police inaction over the Panama Papers scandal. Speaking during a phone interview on Radio 101, Dr Busuttil referred to an “explosive” interview in The Sunday Times of Malta, in which former police inspector and FIAU investigator Jonathan Ferris revealed that the police […]