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Judgment leaves Nawaz Sharif free to prepare for elections - Financial Times

For months Pakistanis have been engrossed in a case being heard in the supreme court that could have led to the dismissal of the prime minister on charges of corruption. But on Thursday, the verdict came that there was insufficient evidence to remove ...and more »

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif -

Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled that there was insufficient evidence to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations, but has ordered a high-level investigation into the charges. The court issued its verdict on ...and more »

Opposition rattles PML-N, renews calls for PM's resignation in parliament -

Opposition parties on Friday ramped up the pressure against the ruling PML-N and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, demanding the premier's resignation with one voice and protesting yesterday's Supreme Court verdict on Panamagate in Parliament. The Pakistan ...and more »

Losing the money trail: What Pakistan must do with Panama Leaks -

The Panama Leaks case is the latest instance of trial of a politician, and a sitting prime minister at that, in a long sequence of efforts to establish the rule of probity and propriety in politics that have been going on since independence. The case ...and more »

Deciphering Pakistan Supreme Court's Panama Papers Verdict - The Diplomat

The Supreme Court's verdict in the Panama Papers corruption scandal opens another phase of controversy in Pakistani politics. By Umair Jamal for The Diplomat. April 21, 2017. On April 20, the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan in its Panama Papers case ...and more »

Panama papers: Pakistan on edge ahead of SC verdict on PM Nawaz Sharif - Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is waiting with bated breath for the Supreme Court's decision in the high-profile Panamagate case+ against Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif and his children amid speculation that the adverse ruling may force him to step down. The Supreme ...and more »

'Mega political' judgement - Daily Times

The split 3:2 Supreme Court verdict in the Panama Case against the immediate disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has dashed many an expectation. And unsurprisingly, those who were expecting, or at least hoping, for an adverse decision ...and more »

Panama Papers verdict: Nawaz Sharif wounded, but lives to fight the 'Godfathers' - The Nation

Sharif has been injured through judiciary by the security establishment, but he is surviving. His safe bet is to put his daughter Maryam Nawaz in the field right now so she can do some damage control. 2:06 PM, April 21, 2017. SHARE : Panama Papers ...and more »

Supreme Court gives reprieve to Sharif, but no clean chit -

A jubilant Nawaz Sharif hugs brother Shahbaz Sharif after the announcement of the Panama Papers case verdict on Thursday. —Online. • Verdict in Panama Papers case orders formation of JIT to investigate PM's and family's assets for irregularities ...and more »

Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif Escapes Ouster in Corruption Ruling - TIME

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif narrowly survived being disqualified from office Thursday, after the country's top court ruled that there was insufficient evidence of corruption to eject him from his post. Instead, the Supreme Court in the ...and more »