Yousuf Raza Gilani News
Pakistan court wants probe of allegations against PM family
Pakistan's top court delays decision, asks for probe of corruption allegations against prime minister's family
The Global Note: The Pain In Spain…Failed States…Suu Kyi's Tour…China's "Annihilator"
EUROPE: HOPE FADES… -BIG PICTURE…The foreign news is still very much the financial news – and the financial news is really grim. Once again a Monday sigh of relief has given way to an ugly Tuesday – just as last week’s Spanish bank bailout looked...
Pakistani's Prime Minister Disqualified By Top Court
In a huge blow to the country's ruling party, Pakistan's Supreme Court disqualified the country's prime minister from holding office today after finding him in contempt of court earlier in the year. " Yousuf Raza Gilani is disqualified from membership of parliament from April 26, the date of his
Brennan Defends Drone Strikes as Pakistan and Protestor Object
As White House counter-terrorism advisor John Brennan delivered a speech today defending the U.S. drone campaign against Taliban and al Qaeda militants, an audience member interrupted and delivered a minute-long speech of her own protesting the targeted killings and the death of al Qaeda leader
Pakistan's Top Court Convicts Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani of Contempt
Pakistan's Supreme Court has Convicted the Country's Prime Minister of Contempt
The Global Post: Pope & the Castros…Assad in Homs…Japan Quake & U.S. Athletes…Venice Sinking - and Shifting
THE POPE IN CUBA -BENEDICT TO HONOR ICON, MEET AT LEAST ONE CASTRO…Benedict XVI spent the night in a brand-new home built just for him near the sanctuary of Cuba’s Virgin of Charity icon, where he will kneel in prayer this morning, before heading to...
Obama, Gillani Concede Strained Ties, Vow To Rebuild Alliance
SEOUL, South Korea — Acknowledging their strained relationship, President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minster Yousaf Raza Gillani vowed today to rebuild the frayed alliance. “There have been times, I think we should be candid, over the last several months where those relations have had periods...
Call it Obamacare, The Politics of Trayvon, Amityville 2014, A Line at SCOTUS (PM NOTE)
SCOTUS – There’s Already a Line – http://abcn.ws/GJlvut Hey, Democrats, Call it Obamacare; Obama does – http://abcn.ws/GSiuHa On the second anniversary of the health care reform law, the president’s campaign embraces the term Democrats for two years have said is pejorative. If both sides are...
Pakistan's PM Gilani Charged With Contempt of Court
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan’s longest serving prime minister was charged with contempt of court today, triggering proceedings that could paralyze an already weak government and lead to his removal from office. Even if Yusuf Raza Gilani is convicted and thrown in jail, that is not...
The Global Note: Assassination in Tehran…Coup Fears In Pakistan…Ten Years Of Guantanamo…Yao Ming & the Pandas
“SHADOW WAR”: IRANIAN NUCLEAR SCIENTIST ASSASSINATED -IN COLD BLOOD…It’s hard to imagine a more dangerous occupation right now than scientist for Iran’s nuclear program. And it’s hard not to think “Bourne Identity” when you consider what happened in the Iranian capital today. As Martha RADDATZ...