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Why doesn’t judiciary act against Musharraf in Benazir case: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has questioned the judiciary's inaction against his predecessor Pervez Musharraf despite an email Benazir Bhutto sent before her assassination holding ... Read more...

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Pakistan remembers Benazir Bhutto


December 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on her fourth death anniversary.The day began with recitation of the Quran at Bhutto's mausoleum at Garhi ... Read more...

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Banned Pakistan outfit hoodwinks police to hold rally


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Hizbut Tahrir, a banned Islamist outfit, managed to hold a demonstration Sunday in Rawalpindi by hoodwinking the police, a media report said.The outfit had announced a ... Read more...

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Former Rawalpindi police officers released on bail in Benazir assassination case


April 8th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 8(ANI): Former Rawalpindi City Police Officer (CPO) Saud Aziz and Superintendent Police (SP) Khurram Shahzad have been released on bail in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The two officers were ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to tap Interpol for Musharraf’s return in BB murder case if court directs so


February 13th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 13(ANI): The Pakistan Government may contact the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to bring back former President Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, ... Read more...

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Musharraf named as accused in Bhutto’s assassination case


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 7(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has added the name of former President Pervez Musharraf to the list of accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.Musharraf's name was revealed ... Read more...

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Cop accused of ‘intentionally’ decreasing Benazir’s security during assassination rally


January 14th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan 14(ANI): Former SSP (Operations) Rawalpindi Yaseen Farooq has accused former CPO Saud Aziz of "intentionally" decreasing former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's security during her rally at Liaquat Bagh.Yaseen ... Read more...

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Whole nation will besiege Pak Parliament if Taseer’s assassin given death sentence: ST


January 10th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan 10 (ANI): Sunni Tehreek (ST) activists have warned that the entire nation will besiege Pakistan's Parliament House if Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the assassin of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, ... Read more...

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Malik should’ve told Benazir not to look out, says top cop


December 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) It was the responsibility of Rehman Malik, who was then in charge of Benazir Bhutto's security and now is the country's interior minister, to prevent the former ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination probe complete: Malik


December 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Naudero, Dec 28 (ANI): The investigations into former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination have been completed, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said."The investigation report is with the joint investigation team ... Read more...

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Little evidence on who planned, killed Benazir: Pakistani daily


December 27th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan has "little conclusive evidence about who planned or perpetrated the assassination" of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a leading Pakistani daily said.An editorial in the Dawn ... Read more...

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Benazir’ assassination probe report will be made public: Gilani


December 27th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the investigation report on former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination would be made public."The inquiry of Benazir Bhutto's murder ... Read more...

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Benazir murder probe ‘futile’ exercise as culprits hold powerful positions: Pir Pagara


December 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League- Functional (PML-F) chief Pir Pagara has termed the ongoing Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) investigation into former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination a futile exercise.Pagara ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination probe should have started from Musharraf: Aitzaz Ahsan


December 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): The investigation into former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination should have started from former president Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has said.Talking ... Read more...

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Detained cops name ISI, MI officers in Benazir Bhutto assassination case


December 24th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): The investigation into former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination is likely to be widened to unveil some faces who have so far been out of the ... Read more...

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Pak ATC grants bail to two police officers in Benazir assassination case


December 8th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 8(ANI): An anti-terrorist court (ATC) in Pakistan has granted interim bail to two senior police officers, who were arrested in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The court had ... Read more...

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Pak ATC orders arrest of two police officers in Benazir assassination case


December 5th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 5(ANI): An anti-terrorist court (ATC) in Pakistan has issued warrants for the arrest of two senior police officers in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The court issued the arrest warrant ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto was killed by the Taliban: report


November 16th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated by the Taliban, a report submitted in a terrorism court has said and added that there was no evidence ... Read more...

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Pak students protest over ’strip search’ during examination


June 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 19 (ANI): Students from a college in Pakistan blocked road in protest against authorities alleging that they were stripped in examination hall in the name of search for copying ... Read more...

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Mehsud ordered Benazir’s assassination on behest of ex-Madrassa students: FIA report


June 19th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.19 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has held the killed Taliban chieftain Baitullah Mehsud responsible for the assassination of former Prime Benazir Bhutto.The FIA has submitted its final report ... Read more...

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BB murder: Pak officials submit details of evidence collected from crime scene


May 13th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 13 (ANI): Pakistani police officials, who were accused of destroying vital ground evidence in the former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto assassination case, have submitted details of 30 articles and ... Read more...

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‘Annoyed’ Zardari wants comprehensive probe into hosing down of BB murder site


May 6th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): Dissatisfied over the work of the special three-man fact finding committee, which was constituted to probe the hosing down of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination site, ... Read more...

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Ex-MI chief, top cops given clean chit over hosing down of Bhutto murder site


May 5th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5 (ANI): The three-member fact finding committee formed by Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to investigate the hosing down of the assassination site of former Prime Minister Benazir ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak MI chief denies ordering washing-off Benazir’s assassination site


April 30th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.30 (ANI): Former Pakistan Military Intelligence Director Major General Nadeem Ijaz has rubbished allegations that he had ordered subordinates to wash-off the crime scene at Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh, where former ... Read more...

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PPP to file murder case against Musharraf for Bhutto’s assassination


April 29th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.29 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that it would file a murder case against former President General Pervez Musharraf on the basis of the UN commission's report ... Read more...

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The forgotten hero who drove bleeding Bhutto to hospital


April 25th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.25 (ANI): The UN enquiry commission's report over former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination strangely has no mention of former Information and Broadcasting Minister Sherry Rehman's driver, Zahid Rehman, ... Read more...

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Bhutto’s security was Musharraf govt’s responsibility: Malik


April 25th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.25 (ANI): Speaking for the first since he was indicted in the US enquiry commission's report over the former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who was ... Read more...

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Benazir murder probe: Pak yet to act against indicted bigwigs


April 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.24 (ANI): It has been more than a week since the UN commission's enquiry report over former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination was published, but the Pakistan Government is yet ... Read more...

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Malik, Awan accused of direct involvement in Bhutto’s murder


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.22 (ANI): Slain Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's chief protocol officer Aslam Chaudhry's legal advisor, Asad Rajput, has blamed Interior Minister Rehman Malik and law and parliamentary affairs minister Babar ... Read more...

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‘UN Bhutto probe team interviewed Musharraf’


April 21st, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) The United Nations team that probed Benazir Bhutto's assassination had met former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf during its investigations, the commission's head, Chilean Ambassador to the UN ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s close aide, PPP information secretary hold ’secret’ meeting on UN report


April 20th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Former President General Pervez Musharraf's close aide Rashid Qureshi reportedly held a secret meeting with Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Information Secretary Fauzia Wahab and discussed the UN enquiry ... Read more...

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Pak government contemplating action against Musharraf’s kin in Benazir murder case


April 20th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Following the UN commission's enquiry report over former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, the Pakistan government is contemplating action against some of former President General Pervez Musharraf's close ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s ‘crony’ ex-military intel chief ordered to wash crime scene: UN report


April 17th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.17 (ANI): The mystery surrounding former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination has started to unfold layer by layer with the UN commission's report.The crime scene in Rawalpindi's Liaquat ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab police claims resolving Benazir assassination plot


April 15th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.15 (ANI): While the whole world and especially Pakistan eagerly awaits the UN enquiry commission's report on former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, which is expected to be released today ... Read more...

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UN probe finding on Bhutto’s murder to be presented in March


December 28th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec. 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Parliamentary Affairs Minister Babar Awan has said that findings of the UN probe in the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will be presented before ... Read more...

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