Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, has been officially charged with 5 counts of treason related to his time in office. It's the latest move in what has become a long-running drama between the country's judiciary and the former leader.
Often portrayed as proponents of "soft Islam," Pakistani Barelvis were believed to be providing the "counter-narrative" to hardline sects. But their last month's Islamabad siege demonstrates a worrisome metamorphosis.
A court in Pakistan has indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and three of his children on corruption charges. The case stems from the 2016 leak of the Panama Papers.
November 27 will be remembered as a "black day" in Pakistan – a day when religious hardliners forced the entire state to surrender over a blasphemy row. And the military sided with Islamists, writes DW's Shamil Shams.
Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has been disqualified by the country's top court in a corruption case. Analyst Raza Rumi says Sharif paid the price for his own mistakes as well as challenging army generals in the past.
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