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Musharraf granted bail in Benazir Bhutto assassination case
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court today granted bail to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the assassination of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007.
13 hrs ago
International Business Times
Imran Khan's Party Wins Revote in Karachi, Protests Expected
Tehrik-i-Insaf party won a revote in an upmarket constituency of Karachi on Sunday, unofficial results showed, a day after gunmen killed a party leader, setting the stage for protests and counter-protests. Khan blamed the killing of Zara Shahid Hussain on the Muttahida Quami Movement party, which has a stranglehold on the city.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pakistan's presumptive PM calls for Taliban talks
Pakistan's presumptive prime minister called for peace talks with Taliban militants at war with the government Monday, potentially charting a course that could put him at odds with the country's powerful army.
Former Pakistani dictator Musharraf granted bail
A Pakistani court on Monday granted bail to former army chief and president Pervez Musharraf who has been under house arrest on charges of failing to provide adequate security for former prime minister Benazir Bhutto before her 2007 assassination.
Musharraf did not take decision on Benazir's postmortem: Lawyer
Anti-Terrorist Court Rawalpindi on Monday reserved its verdict on the interim bail for former army chief General Pervez Musharraf in the murder case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
Sun May 19, 2013
Jaag Punjabi jaag, tere mulk nu lagaya aag
As political slogans go, the one that Nawaz Sharif actually used in the 1980s was Jaag Punjabi Jaag, Teri Pug Nu Lugya Daag As political slogans go, the one that Nawaz Sharif actually used in the 1980s was Jaag Punjabi Jaag, Teri Pug Nu Lugya Daag As political slogans go, the one that Nawaz Sharif actually used in the 1980s was Jaag Punjabi Jaag, ... (more)
The PEON power
Similarities between political trajectories of Nepal and Pakistan after 1960s have been striking.
Adversary of their fathers is ray of hope for Jatois, Legharis
Smaller parties and independents elected in the May 11 elections are, one after the other, joining the PML-N, as a result of which the party of Mian Nawaz Sharif is growing in strength and the 'converts' can expect a role in the future setup, which is likely to get functional by the end of the current month.
Christian Science Monitor
Pakistan heads back to the polls, senior politician killed
Pakistani army soldiers take positions near a polling station during a re-polling for general elections, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Why Afghans are wary of Sharif
Nawaz Sharif's victory in Pakistan's general elections is being seen with some alarm in Afghanistan, where some fear it may mean more instability.
Musharraf will leave Pakistan before new govt. takes charge: PML-Z chief
Lahore, May 16 : Former Pakistan army chief and president Pervez Musharraf, who is being tried in a number of cases of serious nature and detained at his farmhouse sub-jail, will leave the country before the swearing-in of the new government, according to PML-Z chief and MNA-elect Ijazul Haq.
Wed May 15, 2013
Pakistan election: Voters' views
Pakistan held elections on 11 May, which paved the way for the first transition from one elected government to another.
Judges' detention case: Tayyab excuses himself from taking on prosecutor's role
The anti-terrorist court in Islamabad on Wednesday directed the government to appoint a public prosecutor in the judges' detention case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf by May 18 after Advocate Syed Tayyab excused himself from performing the role due to personal reasons.
Tue May 14, 2013
Pakistani ambassador to US Sherry Rehman resigns
WASHINGTON: Pakistan Peoples Party leader, Sherry Rehman, has resigned as Pakistani ambassador to Washington with immediate effect mostly owing to the fact that her appointment was a political one.
The Daily Beast
Mohammad Sajjad/APPakistan's Comeback KidFormer prime minister Nawaz...
Sharif, Pakistan's former prime minister, once faced possible execution. Now he will return to the nation's highest office.
Pakistani Court Extends Musharraf House Arrest In Bhutto Murder Case
Former president and head of the All Pakistan Muslim League political party Pervez Musharraf is escorted by security officials as he leaves an antiterrorism court in Islamabad in late April.
Pakistan court extends Musharraf remand...
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Tuesday extended former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's house arrest over the murder of Benazir Bhutto for 14 days, a prosecutor said.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sharif must strike against ISI fast and hard
The moment Nawaz Sharif becomes Prime Minister of Pakistan, the clock will begin ticking against him.
Analysis: Imran Khan out but not down
He played a long, dogged innings, and though he could not lead his team to victory, he has avoided a defeat.
A New Pakistan?
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