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Letter that closed Zardari graft cases to be withdrawn: PM


September 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter that had been sent to Swiss authorities during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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Musharraf told to appear before court for 2007 bloodshed


February 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has been directed to appear before the Sindh High Court April 7 for violence in Karachi May 12, 2007, a media ... Read more...

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Ex-military colleagues back Musharraf’s return


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has received support from his former military colleagues as he plans to return home from self-exile in London.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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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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Bhutto case: US journalist becomes witness


September 10th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) American journalist Mark Siegal has become the prosecution's witness in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said Saturday.Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor-general Chaudhry Zulfiqar ... Read more...

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Benazir assassination case: Pak to seek Interpol help in netting Musharraf


March 27th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 27(ANI): A Pakistani Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to contact the Interpol to bring former president Pervez Musharraf back to Pakistan in connection with ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s status can’t be changed ‘from accused to witness’ in Benazir murder case


February 27th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 27(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is legally unable to entertain the demand of close associates of former president Pervez Musharraf who wanted to get his status changed from ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Zardari, Kayani worked for Musharraf’s ‘honourable exit’


December 8th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and new army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had worked separately for the "honourable exit" of then president Pervez ... Read more...

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Zardari, Kayani systematically worked for Musharraf’s ‘honourable exit’: Wikileaks


December 8th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 8(ANI): A series of political and strategic blunders by former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf had given the cause and justification to current President Asif Ali Zardari and Army Chief ... Read more...

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Zardari promised Kayani he would grant pardon, immunity to Musharraf: WikiLeaks


December 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 4(ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani had convinced Pervez Musharraf to resign as president, assuring that his successor, Asif Ali Zardari was going to provide him immunity, a ... Read more...

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India denies visa to former Pak President Musharraf


December 1st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has reportedly been denied a visa to attend a seminar scheduled to be held in New Delhi on Saturday.According to reports, the ... Read more...

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US, Israel discussed impact of Musharraf’s fall on India-Pakistan ties: WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Discussing the impact of the possible downfall of then Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, a top US official briefed the Israeli intelligence chief in August 2007 ... Read more...

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Zardari ordered army officer to provide security to Musharraf


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) In a move described as unprecedented by experts, President Asif Ali Zardari ordered a senior army officer to provide security to former military dictator Pervez Musharraf during ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani President Musharraf launches new party


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) – Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Friday announced his return to politics by launching a new party in London in an attempt to return to power.Musharraf also apologized ... Read more...

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Musharraf tried to protect Taliban after 9/11: Report


September 14th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As the White House focused its efforts "on challenging long-established Taliban strongholds", newly released documents revealed that back in the Bush era Pakistan made all ... Read more...

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Musharraf made desperate attempts to save Taliban, bin laden from US wrath after 9/11: Report


September 13th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): Following the 9/11 terror strikes, when the US had made up its mind to bombard Afghanistan, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and then President Pervez Musharraf made full ... Read more...

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Kashmir could have been resolved had Musharraf continued as Pak President: Jethmalani


July 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, July 7(ANI): Indian Supreme Court Bar Association (ISCBA) President and Kashmir Committee Chairman Ram Jethmalani has disclosed that the Kashmir issue could have been resolved peacefully if former Pakistan President ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s political party formally launches recruitment drive in Pak


June 9th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.9 (ANI): In a bid to garner public support before his much awaited comeback, former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's political party the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has lunched ... Read more...

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Benazir killing: Police officer changes stance


May 6th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) In a curious twist to the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a police officer assigned to her security detail who had claimed he was ... Read more...

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‘Allegation against Musharraf of Benazir’s murder ridiculous’


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Karachi, May 2 (IANS) Ruling out any involvement of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, his spokesperson has said the allegation was "ridiculous". Rashid ... Read more...

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Unlike Pakistan, India experiments with fasion: Pakistani designer


April 27th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) He has dressed up the likes of Hamid Karzai, Pervez Musharraf, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and was one of the first designers to establish himself ... Read more...

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UN blames Musharraf regime for Bhutto killing (Roundup)


April 16th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations/Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) A UN probe has blamed Pakistani authorities for their failure to protect Benazir Bhutto, saying security arrangements of the Pervez Musharraf government were "fatally insufficient and ... Read more...

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Qadir Baloch calls for detailed probe to catch Bughti’s killers


February 8th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Former Balochistan Governor and ex-corps commander Lt-Gen (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch has called for a detailed probe into the killing of Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti.The News ... Read more...

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17th Amendment would be abolished ‘unanimously’ in December: Zardari


November 28th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.28 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the controversial 17th Amendment of the Constitution would be abolished in December, adding that any final decision in this regard ... Read more...

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No deal over Musharraf’s ouster: Rehman Malik


September 17th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Some "friendly countries" played a role in the ouster of former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has admitted but he stressed ... Read more...

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Tharoor says US should monitor Pak aid in wake of Musharraf’s admission


September 14th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.14 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Monday said he was not surprised by former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's admission that the military aid the ... Read more...

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British diplomat meets Pak leadership to ‘protect’ Musharraf


August 12th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug .12 (ANI) : In what may be seen as a strategic move to protect former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf from charges of high treason, senior British diplomat Mark ... Read more...

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Pak AG says Musharraf’s trial possible through parliamentary resolution


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 3 (ANI): Former President Pervez Musharraf could be tried by simple majority resolution of Parliament, Pakitan's Attorney General Latif Khosa has said.Replying to a question about action against former ... Read more...

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PML-N plans to file criminal case against Musharraf


July 24th, 2009 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party is planning to file a criminal case against former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, the Online news agency said. Sardar Zulifqar Khosa, advisor ... Read more...

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Imran Khan and Jemima still a compatible team


May 25th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan and his former wife Jemima might have divorced, but they still make a compatible team, for the latter has taken the liberty to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan were close to an agreement: PM


May 2nd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he was close to clinching "an agreement" on all bilateral issues with then Pakistan military president Pervez Musharraf two years ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak SC for trial of Musharraf on charges of sedition


March 25th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.25 (ANI): Following the reinstatement of deposed judiciary in the country, former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf is headed for some trouble as a petition has been filed in the ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak military personnel want Musharraf to be thrown out from Army House


March 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar.22 (ANI): There seems to be a fresh controversy brewing up for the former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf, as the Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Association (PESA) has demanded that Musharraf be ... Read more...

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Sharif says that Gilani has been told to repeal of 17th Amendment


March 18th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.18 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday that Prime Minister Gilani has been told to repeal the controversial 17th Amendment. Sharif ... Read more...

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Pakistanis celebrate reinstatement of deposed Chief Justice Chaudhry, other judges


March 16th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.16 (ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani''s announcement to restore the judges who were sacked by President Musharraf in 2007 to their respective positions, was greeted with both joy and ... Read more...

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