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One Year of the Zardari Presidency

Farahnaz Ispahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Farahnaz Ispahani

A year after the election of Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan's march toward democracy continues, and the decision to elect President Zardari is proving to have been the correct one.

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...

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.

Bhutto Widower Zardari, Pakistan's Newly Elected President, Dogged By Rumors Of Corruption, Mental Instability

ABC | Nick Schifrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Asif Ali Zardari completed a meteoric rise from polo-loving playboy to president of Pakistan today, promising not to cede "one inch" to insurgents who...

Goodbye 'Mush' -- Don't Come Back

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Aside from senior army generals, the wealthy elite, and a handful of fat cat politicians, the widely hated Musharraf was left with almost no support at home.

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.

Richardson to Musharraf: Step Down!

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Denison, Iowa---Democratic presidential hopeful and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson released a statement reacting to the assassination of Pakistan...

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...

Islamist Politicians Emerge As Pakistan's Power Brokers

Wall Street Journal | PETER WONACOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just after night fell at a campaign rally last Thursday, conservative Islamist politician Khalid Waqar heard the news: Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's best...

Musharraf: Bhutto To Blame For Own Death

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The assassination of his chief political rival was her own fault, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf tells Lara Logan in his first one-on-one interv...

Bilawal Bhutto: The Bogus Facebook Profile

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update: A Facebook profile claiming to be one of Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's son, Bilawal Bhutto Zadari has been labeled a fake. ...

NYT Op-Ed: Bhutto Allowed Extremists Who Killed Her To Flourish

New York Times | WILLIAM DALRYMPLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WHEN, in May 1991, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of India was killed by a suicide bomber, there was an international outpouring of grief. Recent ...

Pakistan Publishes Photo Of Severed Head Of Bhutto's 'Assassin'

London Times | David Byers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pakistani Government today published a picture of what it said was the severed head of the suicide bomber who killed Benazir Bhutto and offered a ...

Inappropriate Hottie Rundown: Political Heir Apparents

23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The new leader of Benazir Bhutto's political party (PPP) is none other than her 19-year-old son, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. The teen, whose grandfather a...

Video: Bhutto Talks About The Possibility Of Her Assassination

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Benazir Bhutto spoke about the possibility of her assassination twice to CNN. In these eerie videos, Bhutto said she knew she was putting her life at ...

US Not Ready To Accept Pakistan's Findings On Bhutto's Death

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

United States intelligence analysts are not convinced by the evidence offered so far by Pakistani authorities that a militant linked to Al Qaeda was r...

Bhutto Tried To Hire US Security Guards, Including Blackwater

Washington Times | Philip Sherwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Benazir Bhutto was so fearful for her life that she tried to hire British and American security firms, including Blackwater, to protect her, but Pakis...

Clinton Calls For Probe Of Bhutto's Death

Reuters | Ellen Wulfhorst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democrat Hillary Clinton called on Friday for an international probe of Benazir Bhutto's killing and candidates in both parties sparred over foreign p...

Benazir Bhutto: Bush Reacts

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"To Benazir Bhutto, to her friends, to her supporters, we send our condolences to the families of the others who were killed in today's violence, and ...

Bhutto's Doctors Felt Pressure To Adopt Govt Story On Her Death

New York Times | Jane Perlez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New details of Benazir Bhutto's final moments, including indications that her doctors felt pressured to conform to government accounts of her death, f...

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...

World Leaders Express Outrage Over Bhutto Assassination

Reuters | Matthew Tostevin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

World leaders voiced outrage at the assassination on Thursday of Pakistan's opposition leader Benazir Bhutto and expressed fears for the fate of the n...

Pakistan Ministry Backpedals On Bhutto Cause Of Death Claims

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan's Interior Ministry backtracked Tuesday on its statement that Benazir Bhutto died because she hit her head on a sunroof latch during a shooti...

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...