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May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Countries promoting corruption can’t develop: NAB

LAHORE: National Accountability Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said the countries which promote corruption under the guise of democracy can’t achieve progress. Addressing a cheques distribution ceremony here on Friday, he said the corrupt elements who became billionaires in few days after looting hard-earned money of common man should remember

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM PTI govt accused of rendering people jobless

MARDAN: Criticizing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, former federal minister Nawabzada Khwaja Mohammad Khan Hoti said on Wednesday the provincial government was rendering the people jobless. "The PTI-led government is busy with rendering the people jobless instead of giving them jobs," he remarked while speaking at a news conference at the Mardan

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Khaleda Zia granted bail

DHAKA: Bangladesh´s 72-year-old opposition leader Khaleda Zia was granted bail on corruption charges Wednesday after her lawyers argued her health was at risk, paving the way for her to be released from jail. Zia was imprisoned in February after being accused of embezzling money intended for an orphanage, an allegation she said was politically motivated

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Police enter home of Najib Razak

KUALA LUMPUR: At least a dozen police officers entered the family home of ousted Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak late on Wednesday, after he had returned home from prayers at a mosque, a Reuters witness said. State news agency Bernama said that dozens of police officers were also seen at a luxury condominium in another district of the Malaysian

May 16, 2018 11:05 AM Nawaz says will disclose names of characters behind 2014 sit-in

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said there were several characters behind 2014 sit-in. "Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri are among those characters, I will disclose names of other characters when the time comes ," he said while talking to journalists at the Accountability Court which has been hearing corruption references against

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM Prosecutors request jail for Romania ruling party leader

BUCHAREST: Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors have requested seven and a half years in jail for ruling party leader Liviu Dragnea in the final hearing of a trial over fake jobs, local media reported Tuesday. “The actions of the accused were likely to compromise the concept of public service,” the lead prosecutor for the DNA anti-corruption unit said. The DNA has also asked 1

May 15, 2018 12:00 AM Nawaz appealing to international establishment to save himself, says Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday alleged former premier Nawaz Sharif was making an appeal to the international establishment to help him get an NRO and save himself from being jailed. He called for action against Nawaz under Article 6 of the Constitution. Imran was talking to journalists here after chairing a hurriedly-called 1

May 11, 2018 12:00 AM Romanian ex-PM cleared of fraud charges

BUCHAREST: Former Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta was on Thursday cleared of fraud and other charges by the country’s high court after a corruption probe. Ponta, 45, had been accused of 17 separate counts of forgery, complicity in tax evasion and money laundering, all dating from 2007-2011 while Ponta was working as a lawyer. Ponta, who was leader 1

May 10, 2018 12:00 AM Saaf Pani Company: NAB summons Shahbaz on June 4, sends questionnaire

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to summon Shahbaz Sharif as a person, not as the chief minister, in the Saaf Pani Company case on June 4 as the five-year term of the Punjab Assembly ends on May 31. The decision was made after recording statements of MPA Waheed Gull and Punjab Finance Minister Ayesha Ghaus Pasha. It has been learnt 3

May 9, 2018 9:18 PM NAB summons Shahbaz in Saaf Pani Company corruption case on June 4

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has summoned Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif in Saaf Pani Company corruption case on June 04. According to NAB officials, Shahbaz Sharif will be quizzed in Saaf Pani project case and in this regard a questionnaire had been dispatched to him. It may be noted here that NAB Lahore had already taken 1