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India to reopen consulate in Karachi


March 14th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) India plans to reopen its consulate in the port city of Karachi, said Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal.Sabharwal said Tuesday that talks ... Read more...

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Nusrat Bhutto was woman of dignity, courage: Daily


October 24th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Nusrat Bhutto was a woman of extraordinary dignity and courage and her death brings back thoughts on the "decimation of ... Read more...

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Poetry was way of making sense of the madness: Fatima Bhutto (Interview)


September 9th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Blood, sword and suffering are the heartbeat of Fatima Bhutto's literary soul. And it was fear that propelled her poetry, says the heir to ... Read more...

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Punjab governor, critic of Islamist militancy, killed by guard (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, a vocal critic of Islamist militancy in Pakistan and a confidant of President Asif Ali Zardari, was shot dead in a posh area ... Read more...

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Gilani hopes Pakistan-India dialogue will resume soon


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reciprocated the good wishes conveyed to him by senior Indian leaders and hoped that the stalled sub-continental dialogue would soon ... Read more...

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Politics not best way for change: Fatima Bhutto


April 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, the niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Sunday said politics was not the best way to bring about transformation in society ... Read more...

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Pakistani establishment had hand in father’s, uncle’s killing: Fatima Bhutto


April 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, the niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, firmly believes the country's establishment had a hand in the killing of her father ... Read more...

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I can never leave Pakistan: Fatima Bhutto


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, the niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, says that in spite of the violence her family has suffered, including the killing ... Read more...

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Thousands in Pakistan mark second anniversary of Bhutto’s death


December 27th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (DPA) Thousands of people Sunday commemorating the second anniversary of the death of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, called on the government to unmask her assassins. Bhutto was ... Read more...

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‘Zardari tampered with evidence of Benazir assassination’


December 26th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 26 (IANS) A close relative of slain Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto has accused her widower President Asif Ali Zardari of tampering with evidence relating to the assassination. Mumtaz Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Bilawal Bhutto blames ‘dictator’ for orchestrating mother’s assassination


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has indicated that former President General (r) Parvez Musharraf was involved in the conspiracy of his late mother Benazir Bhutto's ... Read more...

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Mumtaz Bhutto accuses Zardari of causing rifts in Bhutto family


April 18th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Sindh National Front chief and late Benazir Bhutto's uncle Mumtaz Ali Bhutto has claimed that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is causing rift in the Bhutto clan.He ... Read more...

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Public meeting near Benazir’s mausoleum cancelled


December 27th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Garhi Khuda Baksh (Pakistan), Dec 27 (IANS) A public meeting that was scheduled to take place in this Pakistani village, which has the Bhutto family mausoleum, to mark the first death anniversary ... Read more...

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Malaysians sceptical about Pakistan’s investment proposals


November 8th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur/Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan is trying hard to woo foreign investment from countries like Malaysia, promising them a good business climate and assuaging their security fears. However, a team of ... Read more...

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Once ‘Mr Ten Percent’, now Pakistan’s president (Profile)


September 6th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) From being one of Pakistan's more controversial figures and even politically irrelevant until eight months ago, it has been a complete reversal of fortunes for Asif Ali Zardari, ... Read more...

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Its party time for PPP workers ahead of Zardaris impending victory


September 6th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 6 (ANI): Ahead of the much anticipated win of their partys Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in todays presidential poll, the PPP workers have made elaborate arrangements to celebrate ... Read more...

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Pak minister Sherry Rehman to receive international peace award


July 14th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 14 (ANI): PPP leader and Pakistan Information Minister Sherry Rehman has been nominated for the International Peace Award 2008 for Democrats, for her contribution for the promotion of democracy ... Read more...

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India-born Bhutto applies for Pakistan identity card


July 8th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Sassi Bhutto, the India-born granddaughter of Pakistan's former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, has applied for Pakistan national identity card apparently with an objective to enter ... Read more...

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Pakistan Peoples Party seeks return to roots - to the Bhutto family


July 5th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Elements opposed to Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that leads the country's ruling coalition, have begun to pool their energies to ... Read more...

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Bhutto clan unite to their legacy back from Zardaris


July 4th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 4 (ANI): Members of the Zulfikar Ali Bhuttos family have reportedly come together, and are also learnt to be enjoying the support of some of the senior PPP ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes Bhutto’s 55th birth anniversary (Lead)


June 21st, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday observed assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's 55th birth anniversary, with the new rulers exhorting people to follow her example of opposing extremism and ... Read more...

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Benazir’s birth anniversary observed in Pakistan


June 21st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The 55th birth anniversary of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was observed throughout Pakistan Saturday, with the country's new rulers exhorting the country to follow ... Read more...

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Benazir’s niece Fatima to write Bhutto dynasty memoir


April 20th, 2008 - 6:52 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Former Pakistan Premier Benazir Bhuttos niece, Fatima Bhutto, is reportedly in talks with a British literary agent to write and sell a memoir on the Bhutto dynasty. Fatima, 25, ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman says it is MQMs sole decision to sit in Opposition


April 14th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 14 (ANI): In response to the MQMs decision to sit in the opposition, Pakistan Information Minister Sherry Rehman, one of the close lieutenants of the Bhutto family, has said ... Read more...

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Advani congratulates Gilani


March 26th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Mar 26 (ANI): Leader of Opposition, L.K. Advani has congratulated Pakistani Premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on his assumption of office. "I extend my heartiest congratulations to Gilani and hope and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh congratulates Gilani


March 25th, 2008 - 9:19 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday congratulated Pakistani Premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on his assumption of office. Manmohan Singh made a phone call to Gilani and congratulated ... Read more...

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Sherry tipped to be next foreign minister of Pakistan


March 17th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 17 (ANI): PPP information secretary and former journalist Sherry Rehman, who is considered close to the Zardari-Bhutto family, is seen as the front runner for the cabinet berth of ... Read more...

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No differences within PPP over PM’s nomination: Sherry Rehman


March 7th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 7 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sherry Rehman, considered close to the Bhutto family, has said that there were no differences within the party over nomination of new prime minister. ... Read more...

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PPP examining Benazir report, HRCP dissatisfied


February 10th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Feb.10 (ANI): Legal experts of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) are reportedly examining the Scotland Yard report on the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. After the examination, their conclusions will be submitted to ... Read more...

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Zardari criticises Musharraf for death ‘insult’ to Benazir


January 8th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Jan 8 (ANI): Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of former premier Benazir Bhutto, has criticised President Musharraf for saying that the opposition leader was to blame for her assassination. Zardari said ... Read more...

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Zardari blames people within, outside government for Benazirs assassination


January 5th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Calling for a UN probe into the assassination of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, Asif Ali Zardari has said that the people within and outside the Pakistan Government must be ... Read more...

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Benazirs assassination is a great national tragedy: Pakistan


January 3rd, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 3 (ANI): Pakistans Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Muhammad Sadiq has condemned Benazir Bhuttos assassination, and termed it "a great national tragedy" and said the nation is still in a state ... Read more...

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New questions arise in killing of Benazir: NYT


December 31st, 2007 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 31 (ANI): Doctors at the hospital where Benazir Bhutto was given treatment before she expired last Thursday, have claimed that they faced considerable government pressure to confirm accounts of Bhuttos ... Read more...

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PPP to go ahead with January 8 elections, PML-N also to take part


December 30th, 2007 - 11:10 pm ICT by admin
Larkana, Dec 30 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Sunday decided to go ahead with the January 8 polls by participating in it, and urged the Pakistan Muslim League (N) led ... Read more...

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Traumatised Sindhis wonder who will take Bhutto name forward


December 29th, 2007 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Dec 28 (ANI): Sindhis in Pakistan are wondering who will carry the Bhutto name forward following Benazirs assassination. The Sindhis had an emotional affiliation with Benazir. Muhammad Bachal, a resident of Tando Allahyar, ... Read more...

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