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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman, the first head of state to stand trial at the troubled ICC, and his former 11

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Judicial activism not aggression: CJP

LAHORE: The Chief Justice, Mian Saqib Nisar, on Friday once again defended judicial activism, saying it was not aimed at clipping the wings of any individual or institution. “Judicial activism was never meant to interfere in the jurisdiction of other institutions or to humiliate anyone. It was not an aggression,” the CJP said. Speaking at a farewell 16

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM EU’s court adviser sides with Google

LUXEMBOURG: An EU rule forcing search engines to comply with requests to remove links should be limited to Europe, the senior legal advisor to the bloc’s top court said on Thursday in a boost for web giant Google. The legal clash pits Google against France over the "right to be forgotten" rule, which the US firm would like to see limited to European 8

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM BD cricket ‘court’ expels gamblers from stadium

DHAKA: A special temporary courthouse at Dhaka’s main cricket stadium expelled 20 punters for placing illegal bets during the first three days of the Bangladesh Premier League, an official said Wednesday. Betting is illegal in Bangladesh but rampant during cricket matches, where gamblers exploit a brief delay between live play and the official broadcast 13

January 2, 2019 12:00 AM Summary sent for appointment of five additional judges, says CJ PHC

PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth on Tuesday said he had sent a summary to the Judicial Commission of Pakistan for the appointment of five additional judges as there was shortage of judges in the high court. He was talking to reporters during his visit to the Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium as chief guest at the final of Peshawar 14

January 2, 2019 12:00 AM Indian judge Madan Bhimarao to attend oath-taking ceremony of new CJP

LAHORE: Former senior judge of the Indian Supreme Court Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur will lead a three-member delegation of Indian judges who will arrive in Islamabad on January 18 through Wagah Border. The Indian judges’ delegation will attend the oath-taking ceremony of Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa as new Chief Justice of Pakistan at the Aiwan-e-Sadr 10

January 2, 2019 12:00 AM ZAB’s birth anniversary to be celebrated by PPP on January 5th

LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party will celebrate the 91st birth anniversary of its founding leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (ZAB) on January 5. According to PPP Punjab spokesman, special cake cutting ceremonies, seminars and programmes will be organized to pay tribute to the ZAB. It is pertinent to mention that ceremonies to pay homage to the PPP founder 11

January 1, 2019 9:56 AM Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan sworn in as LHC chief justice

LAHORE: Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan took oath as the Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court during a solemn ceremony at the Governor''s House on Tuesday. Punjab Govenor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar administered oath to Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan as the Chief Justice. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat 9

December 30, 2018 12:00 AM Juncker doubts Romania’s ability to assume EU presidency

BERLIN: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker voiced doubts on Saturday about Romania’s ability to take over the EU’s six-month rotating presidency next month, amid tensions between Bucharest and Brussels. Even if the country is “technically well prepared”, the “Bucharest government has not fully understood what it means to preside over the countries 12

December 27, 2018 12:00 AM No pending case inAzad Kashmir Supreme Court: CJ

MULTAN: The Chief Justice of Azad and Jammu Kashmir Supreme Court, Ibrahim Zia Wednesday said that no old case was pending with the AJK supreme court because of the judges’ hard work and the better state of justice in the AJK courts. Addressing the members of Multan High Court Bar Association here on Wednesday, the Chief Justice of Azad and Jammu Kashmir 12