techkenyot.com
techkenyot.com November 16, 2018


Pakistan SC issues arrest warrant against ex-envoy to US

15 February 2018, 08:17 | Glen Norman

Pakistan's former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani

Pakistan's former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued arrest warrant for former ambassador of Pakistan to the US, Husain Haqqani, in connection with 2011 Memogate scandal, according to media reports.

The Memogate case is based on a "memo" which Haqqani, who now lives in the United States, allegedly gave to a high-ranking American official in May 2011, seeking U.S. help against possible military intervention.

A court official said that Additional Attorney General Rana Waqar told the court that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has asked Interpol to issue a red warrant against Haqqani.

"Pakistan Supreme Court has become a political institution and an instrument for Pakistan's establishment comprising of military and intelligence service".

Facebook smart speakers Aloha and Fiona to launch by July, report says
Ultimately, Facebook's success in the smart speaker world will likely be determined by the quality of its A.I. assistant. A wide-angle lens on the front of the device will be able to recognize users.

He said, "I have read with mild amusement the Pakistan Supreme Court's claim to have issued global warrants for my arrest for failing to appear before it". Such "political" warrants had not been honoured overseas in the past and it would not work now, he added.

The Supreme Court constituted a three-member bench on February 1 to resume the hearing of the memogate case involving former ambassador to the United States of America (USA) Hussain Haqqani.

The memo was delivered in May 2011; Mansoor Ijaz wrote a Financial Times article in October 2011 bringing initial public attention to the affair.

"Haqqani left his case", The Nation quoted Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar as saying.

New US-Jordan Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Foreign Assistance to Jordan
While describing it as "fairly well advanced", Tillerson said it was up to Trump to decide when to release the plan. But the main opposition body - including the members Tillerson met on Wednesday - boycotted the conference.

It sought assistance from the U.S. for the then-Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) government for "reigning in the military and intelligence agencies".

Haqqani denied any role in the "memo" but a judicial commission in 2012 held him responsible.

The scandal, taken to the Supreme Court by then opposition leader Nawaz Sharif and several others, had led to Haqqani's resignation and subsequent exit from the country as the hearing was under way. That it disrupted lives without a conclusion is a sad reflection on how things work in Pakistan.

In December previous year, three people had separately lodged FIRs against Hussain Haqqani in two police stations of Kohat for delivering hate speeches and writing books and articles against the armed forces and the "sovereignty of Pakistan".

Terps Edged at Nebraska
Nebraska needs to dial up the offensive pace and defensive intensity on Maryland's guards and wear them down from the jump. Maybe the most important matchup tonight will be Nebraska's perimeter defense against Maryland's 3-point shooting.



Other News

Trending Now

'Time-Traveler From 2030' Passes Lie Detector Test While Revealing Future Predictions
Some of Noah's other outlandish claims on the show include that it will be possible to design your own babies in the future. He responds with a yes and the word "true" appears in large green letters, meaning he believes he is telling the truth.

Trump says he's 'totally opposed' to domestic violence
And the West Wing's bungling of the Porter case has led to speculation that chief of staff John Kelly's job may be in jeopardy. Mulvaney told "Fox News Sunday" that everyone in the White House, including Trump, was pleased with Kelly's performance.

Price Target Estimates for: Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. (JAGX), Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Abbott Laboratories by 124.1% in the second quarter. Mercer Capital Advisers has 349 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 23,172 are held by Mitchell Sinkler And Starr Pa.

Online Petition Calls For a Rollback on Snapchat's Latest Update
Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel wrote in a blog post that he believed blurring the two had contributed to the rise of fake news. Snapchat its statement about the development said that new updates usually "can take a little getting used to".

Selena shows off new hair at New York Fashion Week
Get HELLO! Canada , PEOPLE , Vanity Fair and over 100 more of the world's best magazines for one low monthly price at Texture by Next Issue .

Nintendo Labo Overview Trailer Shows Gameplay and How It All Works
The Toy-Con House gives you a small cute animal to befriend and interact with while using the Joy-Cons in unique way. There are a variety of experiences to discover, including mine cart races, bowling, and playing jump rope.

After 54 Years of Statehood, Nagaland Yet to Elect Woman to Assembly
Questions may be asked if the BJP deems the Christian population of Nagaland less dignified than Muslims across India. BJP is believed to have made a similar promise to the Christians of a trip to Jerusalem, though for free.

Priyanka Chopra denies suing Nirav Modi
According to Forbes magazine, Nirav Modi's wealth was reported to be at $ 1.73 billion as on 15 February this year. Priyanka Chopra, who has become an worldwide sensation, had shot for a Nirav Modi's jewels campaign past year .

Lau Associates LLC Takes Position in Union Pacific Co. (UNP)
It is negative, as 67 investors sold UNP shares while 490 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, October 20th.

Raiders, Janikowski to part ways
The soon-to-be 40-year-old is the Raiders' all-time leading scorer with 1,799 points, including 414 field goals. One is punter Shane Lechler, who also was drafted by Oakland and played the past five seasons with the Texans.