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Musharraf Cometh?

Malou Innocent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Malou Innocent

On Friday, Imran Farooq, a founding leader of MQM, the fourth-largest political party in Pakistan, was stabbed to death in London. Since 2009, more than 200 MQM workers and supporters have been the victims of targeted killings.

Musharraf 2007 Emergency Rule Declared Illegal By Pakistani Court

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state of emergency former President Pervez Musharraf imposed in 2007 was unconstituti...

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.

Musharraf's Future Uncertain As Talks Begin In Pakistan

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — With impeachment proceedings looming, the pressure on President Pervez Musharraf to quit built Friday as both his rivals a...

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...

Musharraf: Troops Will "Shoot Anyone" Trying To Disrupt Elections

Associated Press | Munir Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Pervez Musharraf warned troops would shoot anyone trying to disrupt parliamentary elections meant to bring stability to the country as it ba...

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. ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

A Timeline Of Benazir Bhutto's Life

Telegraph | Richard Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jun 21, 1953: Born in Karachi 1976: After spending her childhood in Pakistan and embarking on her higher eduction at Harvard, she is elected presiden...

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...

Pakistani Official: Al-Qaida, Taliban Behind Assassination

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"We have the evidence that al-Qaida and Taliban were behind the suicide attack on Benazir Bhutto," Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz said. Interior Minis...

Benazir Bhutto: Seconds Before Death

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, just seconds before she was assassinated leaving an election rally near the capital, Islamabad, on Thu...

Benazir Bhutto Assassinated: Scotland Yard To Help Investigation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that he had requested a team of investigators from Britain's Scotland Yard to assist in the invest...

Pakistan: Bhutto Died From Skull Fracture, Not Gunshots

AP | MUNIR AHMAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan - The Pakistani government said Friday that Benazir Bhutto Bhutto was not killed by gunshots or shrapnel as originally claimed but by a skull...

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...

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 ...

Pakistan Says Turmoil From Bhutto's Death Could Delay Vote

AFP | Nasir Jaffry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan indicated Saturday it would delay January elections because of turmoil caused by the death of Benazir Bhutto, as a bitter dispute erupted ove...

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 ...