PM Gilani, right, could be disqualified from holding public office, forcing early elections [EPA] Yousuf Raza Gilani, the Pakistani prime minister, has been convicted by the country’s Supreme Court of having committed contempt of court in a case that could see him thrown out of office. Gilani was sentenced to be detained in the court until the [...]
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Pakistan PM found guilty in contempt case Supreme court delivers verdict in case related to reopening of probe into graft allegations against President Zardari.
Pakistan PM faces disqualification over contempt of court action Yousaf Raza Gilani ordered to face supreme court to explain his failure to ask Swiss to reopen corruption cases against president
Pakistan‘s prime minister, Yousaf Raza Gilani, has been issued a contempt notice by the country’s supreme court. Photograph: Mian Khursheed/Reuters Pakistan‘s prime minister, Yousaf Raza Gilani, has been threatened with jail for contempt of court and ordered to appear before the supreme court in person, raising the possibility that he could be disqualified from office. [...]
Pakistan defence official fired amid tension Secretary removed from post as army says PM’s criticism of top security officials will have “serious ramifications”.
The army has objected to allegations made by the prime minister against the army and intelligence chiefs [EPA] Pakistan’s prime minister has dismissed the country’s defence secretary in a move likely to escalate tensions between his civilian government and the country’s powerful military. Yousuf Raza Gilani‘s decision comes against the backdrop of a scandal involving an unsigned memo that apparently [...]
Pakistan PM fears plot against his government Yousuf Raza Gilani says certain institutions were behaving like a state within a state.
Gilani criticised the security forces’ inability to detect Osama bin Laden‘s presence on Pakistani soil [EPA] Link to Al Jazeera article http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2011/12/2011122215143225409.html Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan‘s embattled prime minister, has said conspirators were plotting to bring down his government, delivering an unprecedented tirade against the country’s powerful military. Without directly naming the military, Gilani said on Thursday [...]