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Benazir Bhutto Assassinated

Lead Prosecutor In Benazir Bhutto Case Gunned Down, Police Say

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and MUNIR AHMED | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD — Gunmen on Friday killed the lead Pakistani prosecutor in two high-profile cases – the assassination of former Prime Minister B...

General Musharraf Must Face Justice

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

General Pervez Musharraf, who has returned to Pakistan from self-exile, must face justice. He must be prosecuted for his serial criminality, including subversion of the constitution.

A Woman Like Benazir

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

What is the point of pointing fingers so long after Bhutto's death? A false attempt at garnering accountability. Too many men and too many politicians were only too happy to see this woman go.

Destiny's daughter

Ginny Dougary | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ginny Dougary

Benazir Bhutto's life has been a rollercoaster of high political drama, acute personal loss, early triumph followed by downfall and charges of corrupt...

I asked her whether she felt immortal. No, she answered

Ginny Dougary | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ginny Dougary

The last time I communicated with Benazir Bhutto was via e-mail in October after the first attempt on her life when she returned to Pakistan to fight ...

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...

Baitullah Mehsud: One of the World's Most Influential Men, Dead Or Alive

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

For a while in 2008, international intelligence agencies thought Baitullah Mehsud was dead. Like his cousin-in-arms, Osama bin Laden, Mehsud suffers f...

Pakistan's Presidential Putz

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stuart Whatley

The Pakistani government is quickly becoming overwhelmed in an attempt to keep its house in order. Obama and Clinton should demand increased oversight, or at least transparency, as a condition for further aid to the Pakistanis.

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.

One Year After Benazir Bhutto Killed, 150,000 Pakistanis Remember Her

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GARHI KHUDA BAKHSH, Pakistan — Wailing and beating their chests, tens of thousands of people paid homage to Benazir Bhutto Saturday on the one-y...

Benazir Bhutto: Myth vs. Reality

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

For Bhutto's many flaws, she was enormously brave. You cannot for a moment imagine that she did not know she had a target almost tattooed over her heart.

Bhutto Widower Zardari Sworn In As Pakistan's President

AP | PAUL ALEXANDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Repeatedly paying homage to his assassinated wife, new President Asif Ali Zardari declared Tuesday that he has a comprehen...

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.

First Person Artist: Sandra Scolnik And The Saddest Paintings in the World

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Surely after the first suicide bomber targeted her procession upon her return to Pakistan from exile, Benizar Bhutto knew that a possible end was near...

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...

Motorbike Bomb Kills 9 In Pakistan, Wounds Dozens

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A bomb planted on a motorbike killed at least nine people and wounded 52 others Monday evening in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, officials said. ...

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens In Pakistan

AP | K.M. CHAUDHRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A suicide bomber blew himself up among police deployed outside a court in eastern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 22 people and wounding more t...

Jason Linkins

Sunday's Print Run Of Parade Intimates That Benazir Bhutto Is Still Alive

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a moment worthy of 'Dewey Beats Truman,' Sunday's Parade Magazine went out in newspapers all across the country with a blaring cover headline: "'I ...

Pakistan: US Forces Cannot Hunt Al Qaida, Taliban Militants On Our Soil

AP | SADAQAT JAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pakistan reiterated Sunday that it will not let American forces hunt al-Qaida and Taliban militants on its soil, after a news report said Washington w...

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...