Pakistan court orders former PM charged in Musharraf case

A Pakistani court trying former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on Friday ordered the government to add a former prime minister, law minister and chief justice to the charge sheet. 

Nepal charges political activist with treason: Lawyer

Nepalese authorities Wednesday charged a prominent political activist with treason over calls for a separate homeland for the marginalised Madhesi community living in the country`s southern plains, his lawyer said.

Eto`o accused of ``treason`` amid strike fallout

Cameroon`s affection for its favourite footballing son has turned sharply with striker Samuel Eto`o accused by local media of "treason" after leading strike action by their World Cup squad at the weekend.

Musharraf not singled out in treason case: Prosecutor

Pervez Musharraf`s claim that he was being singled out in the high treason trial was Wednesday described as premature by the prosecution, which said evidence was only found against the former Pakistani military dictator for imposing an emergency in 2007.

Indicted for treason in Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf says `I am not a traitor`

In an impassioned speech made after his indictment, former Pakistan President and military general Pervez Musharraf pleaded not guilty to the charges and said that he was `not a traitor`.

Musharraf issue be resolved in accordance with Pak law: US

Refusing to take a position on the treason charges against former Pakistani President Gen Pervez Musharraf, the US has said the issue needed to be resolved in accordance with the country`s constitution and law.

Pakistan court issues conditional arrest warrant against Pervez Musharraf

A conditional non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against embattled former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf after he failed to turn up before the special court hearing the high treason case against him.

Court defers Musharraf`s indictment in treason case

A special court here that is hearing high treason charges against former president Pervez Musharraf Tuesday deferred his indictment and adjourned the hearing till Friday.

Pakistan`s Musharraf arrives at court for first time

Musharraf has challenged the civilian court`s right to try a former army chief, saying he is entitled to be dealt with by a military tribunal.

South Korean MP sentenced to 12 years for treason

A South Korean court on Monday sentenced an opposition legislator to 12 years in prison after a rare treason trial saw him convicted of plotting an armed revolt in support of North Korea.

Musharraf seeks injunction against arrest warrant

Beleaguered former dictator Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday approached Pakistan`s Supreme Court for an injunction against the arrest warrant issued by a special court that has directed him to appear on February 7.

Pervez Musharraf to appear in court on Feb 7: Report

Faced with an arrest warrant from the Pakistani special court conducting his treason trial, beleaguered former dictator Pervez Musharraf will appear before it for the first time on February 7, a media report said on Tuesday.

Fire at Pak military hospital where Musharraf is admitted

The cause of the blaze, which broke out at the 4th floor of the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC), is suspected to be an electric short circuit, sources said.

Criminal procedure code applicable in Musharraf treason case: Pak court

In a fresh setback to embattled former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf, a special court hearing the high treason case against him on Friday ruled that criminal procedure code is applicable in the case.

Pakistan court rejects plea seeking ban on Musharraf`s foreign travel

There is intense speculation that Musharraf is likely to be flown out of the country for treatment

Musharraf not to appear in court tomorrow: Aide

Pakistan`s embattled former military dictator Pervez Musharraf, facing high treason charges, will not appear in the court tomorrow due to his illness, a close aide said on Sunday.

Musharraf moves court over treason trial

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf Tuesday filed an appeal against the special court constituted to try him for treason.

Pervez Musharraf says Pak Army still backs him

Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, hemmed in by legal woes, had dismissed the notion that Pakistan`s powerful army has abandoned him, saying the 6.5 lakh force was still with him.

Setting up special court to try Musharraf challenged

An appeal was submitted Tuesday in the Islamabad High Court in Pakistan against the formation of a special court to try former president Pervez Musharraf for treason.

Pervez Musharraf`s travel ban hearing adjourned

Hearing of Pervez Musharraf`s petition to lift a ban on him leaving Pakistan was on Monday adjourned till November 22, a day after government said the former President would be tried for high treason.