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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 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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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 Suggest Bhutto Partly Responsible For Her Own Death

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Musharraf said he also reached out to British investigators for assistance to dispel accusations that Pakistan's military or intelligence services wer...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Pakistan Rejects Foreign Help In Bhutto Probe

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan rejected foreign help in investigating the assassination of Benazir Bhutto on Saturday, despite controversy over the circumstances of her dea...

Pakistan On The Brink Of Chaos After Assassination

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto deals a stunning blow to liberal political forces trying to combat rising Islamic extremism in 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 ...