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Benazir Bhutto Assassination

Musharraf Freed From House Arrest

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD -- ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has freed former President Pervez Musharraf from his months-long house arrest, days after he received bail in...

Musharraf Charged With Benazir Bhutto Assassination

AP | ZARAR KHAN and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan — In an unprecedented ruling that tests the military's aura of inviolability, a court indicted former president and army ch...

Pakistan Indicts 2 More In Bhutto Assassination

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- A Pakistani government prosecutor says a court has indicted two more suspects in the killing of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Zu...

Benazir Bhutto Assassination Third Anniversary: Pakistan's Former Prime Minister's Life In Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Monday marked the third anniversary of the slaying of Benazir Bhutto, and judging by the thousands of Pakistanis who gathered to mourn their nation's ...

Benazir Bhutto: Saviour of Pakistan? New Biopic Released Today in the U.S.

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Badt

Duane Baughman's Bhutto, makes its subject, already fascinating, a near goddess on earth. But the enchantment also belied some holes.

UN Bhutto Assassination Probe To Begin 1.5 Years After Killing

Voice Of America | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations secretary-general has appointed a three-person commission to investigate the circumstances of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benaz...

George Clooney Dating a Bhutto?

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shirin Sadeghi

Say it ain't so, George -- Syriana was impressive, but your international political credentials are rather outweighed by your international flings. If you really care about Fatima, you'll let her go...

Bhutto's Daughter Pays Tribute With Rap (VIDEO)

The Independent | Andrew Buncombe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Like any child who has lost a parent, it was only natural that Benazir Bhutto's eldest daughter would wish to express her grief for her murdered mothe...

Benazir the Martyr: an Anniversary on the Brink of War

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

As the anniversary of Benazir Bhutto's assassination comes and goes, some people in Pakistan have quietly concluded that getting assassinated was the best thing she ever did.

The Implications of the Bhutto Assassination: An Analysis

Arvin Bahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arvin Bahl

The US and the rest of the world must recognize that the Pakistani military is not the solution to Pakistan's instability, but rather one of its root causes.

The New Dark Ages

E. A. Hanks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. A. Hanks

It's bad. Everything everywhere seems bad. I can't help but feel like we're headed into another year of the New Dark Ages. War, famine, pestilence and plague, you name it, we've got it.

Bhutto Party Rejects UK Police Findings

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Benazir Bhutto's supporters disputed a Scotland Yard finding Friday that a bomb not a bullet killed the ex-prime minister,...

Scotland Yard: Bhutto Killed By Bomb Blast

Washington Post | Candace Rondeaux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scotland Yard investigators have concluded that Paksitani opposition leader and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was killed by the impact of a sui...

2 Arrested in Bhutto Assassination Plot

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A 15-year-old detained near the Afghan border has confessed to joining a team of assassins sent to kill Benazir Bhutto, of...

New Video Of Bhutto's Assassination Raises Questions

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A newly released video of Benazir Bhutto's assassination and an inconclusive medical report raised new doubts Monday about the official explanation of...

Indian Press: Pakistan Elections Postponed

Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The election commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to postpone the January 8 polls in view of the situation in the country after the murder of form...

Timing Is Everything: New Giuliani Ad May Benefit From Bhutto

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today Rudy Giuliani dropped a new presidential ad, in which he finally -- and unsurprisingly -- plays the 9/11 card.

Pakistan Says Elections To Be Delayed

AP | SADAQAT JAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan's election commission said Tuesday that unrest following the killing of Benazir Bhutto would almost certainly force the postponement of Jan. ...

2 Suicide Bombers Die In Failed New Attack In Eastern Pakistan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two suspected suicide bombers died Sunday when they prematurely detonated their bomb near the residence of a senior leader of the ruling party in east...

Newsweek's Prescient Pakistan Cover

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Far be it for Newsweek to say "I told you so," but let the record reflect that roughly two and a half months ago, it did.

Bush Has No Plan B For Pakistan

Washington Post | Robin Wright and Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the Bush administration, there is no Plan B for Pakistan. The assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto dramatically altered Pakistan...

Pakistan Offers To Exhume Bhutto's Body

The Telegraph (U.K.) | Isambard Wilkinson and Bonnie Malkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pakistan government today offered to exhume the body of Benazir Bhutto, as the row over the murdered opposition leader's cause of death intensifie...

Sen. Arlen Specter, In Pakistan, Tells MSNBC: I Learned Of Bhutto Death From CNN

TVNewser | Chris Ariens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the NoonET hour of MSNBC's coverage of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto anchor Tamron Hall interviewed Sen. Arlen Specter, who is in Islamabad. ...

Bhutto Was To Release Report Saying Musharraf Planned To Rig Elections On Day She Was Killed

McClatchy Newspapers | Saeed Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The day she was assassinated last Thursday, Benazir Bhutto had planned to reveal new evidence alleging the involvement of Pakistan's intelligence agen...

New Photos And Eyewitness Accounts Contradict Govt Story

The Telegraph (U.K.) | Massoud Ansari and Julian Kossoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Long live Bhutto," Benazir Bhutto shouted, waving to the crowd surging around her car. They were her last words before three gunshots rang out and sh...