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Guatemala ex-president maintains innocence at court appearance
Former Guatemalan president Otto Perez Molina declared his innocence Friday at his hearing for corruption charges. Judge Migues Angel Galvez suspended proceedings until Tuesday. Molina resigned on Thursday amid corruption charges related to an all (More)
Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for former PM
A federal court in Pakistan on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for former Pakistan prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] following the presentation of a final charge sheet by the country's Federal Investigation Agenc (More)
Pakistan anti-corruption court reopens five cases against former president
Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court on Monday reopened five cases against former president Asif Ali Zardari . While president, Zardari had been immune from prosecution, but when Zardari stepped down on September 5 and Mamnoon Huss (More)
Switzerland will not reopen corruption charges against Pakistan president
The Swiss government cannot reopen the corruption charges against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari because the statutory limitations period has lapsed, Pakistan Law Minister Zahid Hamid announced Wednesday. Swiss authorities sent their position (More)
Pakistan Supreme Court orders anti-corruption chief to explain letter criticizing judges
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday ordered the chief of the National Accountability Bureau , the government's anti-corruption agency, to appear before the tribunal in regard to a letter he wrote that criticizes the court's judges. The letter (More)
Pakistan high court orders second corruption case against PM
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) , Pakistan's principal agency to combat government corruption, to file a second set of criminal corruption charges against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf . The (More)
Pakistan official refuses to arrest prime minister
Pakistan's top anti-corruption official on Thursday refused to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for corruption charges pursuant to a court order. Chief of the National Accountability Bureau, Fasih Bokhari, argued that there was insufficien (More)
Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and 15 others over allegations of accepting bribes and approving power generation projects during his tenure as Minister for Water and Power. The cour (More)
Pakistan high court retracts PM's contempt charge
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday retracted a contempt of court charge filed against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf after approving notification of his compliance with a June directive that ordered the revival of corruption charges agai (More)
Pakistan high court orders PM to explain refusal to reopen case against president
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to appear before the court by the end of this month to explain his refusal to reopen the investigation into corruption allegations against President Asif Ali Zard (More)