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Court allows former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to leave Pakistan

A court in Karachi on Thursday ordered Pakistan's government to lift a travel ban on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in 15 days' time, his lawyer said, possibly drawing a line under a raft of legal troubles. Musharraf has been battling several……

Pakistan court sentences British man to death for blasphemy

A court in Pakistan has sentenced a British man to death for blasphemy for claiming to be a prophet of Islam, a prosecutor and police said Friday. Mohammad Asghar, a British national of Pakistani origin, was arrested in 2010 in the garrison city of……

Pakistan court indicts 7 in Bhutto murder case

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A Pakistani court Saturday indicted five Islamist militants and two police officers in the high-profile assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, prosecutors said. Bhutto, the first female prime minister in the Muslim world, was killed in a gun and suicide attack in 2007 in one of…

Pakistan court acquits CIA contractor of double murder

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) – A CIA contractor indicted earlier in the day on two murder charges in Pakistan was acquitted and released on Wednesday after a deal to pay “blood money” to the victims’ families was reached, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah told Reuters. The deal ends a long-simmering diplomatic…

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