Benazir Bhutto Assassination

  • Musharraf's remand in Bhutto murder case extended 14-05-2013 02:06 PM

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's judicial remand over the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007 was extended by a fortnight on Tuesday by an anti-terrorism court. The court of Judge Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman in Rawalpindi extended Musharraf's judicial remand till May 28 and also put off hearing his bail application...
  • Pak prosecutor handling 26/11 attacks case shot dead 03-05-2013 09:22 AM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani prosecutor handling the 26/11 Mumbai attack case and the Benazir Bhutto assassination case has reportedly been shot dead in Islamabad. Chaudhry Zulfiqar, the prosecutor of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Islamabad on Friday morning, Pakistan's Geo News reported. Reports say...
  • Rehman Malik to be quizzed in Bhutto killing case 29-04-2013 01:48 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani investigators probing the 2007 assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto have decided to quiz Rehman Malik after being told by Pervez Musharraf that the former interior minister had decided details of her security on the day she was killed. Malik was head of Bhutto's security when she returned...
  • Benazir assassination: FIA get Musharraf's custody 26-04-2013 12:11 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Friday remanded Pervez Musharraf to the physical custody of the Federal Investigation Agency till April 30 in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007. During a brief hearing at the anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi, Judge Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman accepted the FIA's request...
  • Benazir assassination case: Lahore HC cancels Musharraf's interim bail 24-04-2013 02:12 PM

    Islamabad: The Lahore High Court has cancelled former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's interim bail in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case. This comes at a time when Musharraf is under house arrest in another case. Musharraf returned to his farmhouse which has been declared a sub-jail and where he was ordered...
  • Musharraf's bail in Bhutto assassination case extended 17-04-2013 08:34 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Wednesday extended Pervez Musharraf's bail over the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto even as the apex court summoned a top official to explain the government's position on taking action against the former dictator for imposing emergency in 2007. Musharraf, who returned home last month...
  • Revisiting Bhutto's "reconciliation"

    Diplomat's Diary |  Wajid Shamsul Hasan
    For me she is still around. Though conspirators against democracy, empowerment of the less privileged, perpetrators of obscurantism, extremism, bigotry, interfaith conflicts and doomsayers of...

  • World leaders react: 'Benazir was iconic' 28-12-2007 02:16 PM

    New Delhi: In his five-year-long career, Ross Taylor could not have hoped for a better present on his 27th birthday than what was offered to him by Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal during their team's Group A match at the new Pallekele stadium on Tuesday. Before Taylor had even opened his...