Gilani Disqaulified as the PM by the CJ , while Makhdoom Shahabuddin Nominated as the Next PM by President Zardari

JNN 21 June 2012 ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday disqualified prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, in what was the culmination of a two-and-a-half-year-long clash between judiciary and executive, but the issue regarding the implementation of the apex court’s December 16, 2009, judgementon NRO remains unresolved, While President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday nominated Makhdoom Shahbuddin next prime minister to fill the office. Continue reading

Saudi Monarch Appoints His Defence Minister Salman as his Crown Prince

JNN 20 June 2012  RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has appointed his defence minister, Prince Salman, as heir apparent, opting for stability and a continuation of cautious reforms at a time of challenges for the world’s biggest oil exporter. Continue reading