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Bhutto's killing sparks violence in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination sparked violent and emotional outbursts all across Pakistan, with mobs taking to the streets crying, weeping, howling - and attacking government property.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 11:08:53 PM

Benazir: intrepid woman, charismatic politician (Obit)
The first woman elected to head a Muslim nation, former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was often seen as a beacon of democracy and moderation in a military dominated country and was poised to play a starring role in the changing political landscape of her country when the assassins brutally cut short her life.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 11:03:53 PM

Zardari blames Musharraf government
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Asif Zardari, husband of Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief, has blamed the Pervez Musharraf government for her assassination. Zardari left for Pakistan from Dubai with their three children after hearing of the assassination Thursday evening.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:51:07 PM

Thus spake Benazir...
'Life is very precious and gift of Allah. It should not and cannot be wasted. But when my country is in danger, when my countrymen are in danger, when there is no rule of law, when extremists are gaining ground, I am ready to risk my life.'

Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:34:46 PM

Husband, three children survive Benazir
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated Thurday, is survived by her husband Asif Ali Zardari and her three children - Bilawal, Bakhtawar and Assefa.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:31:48 PM

Benazir's assassination has dangerous portents (Commentary)
The assassination of former prime minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Benazir Bhutto is indicative of the rapid stride Pakistan has taken on the path of extremism under General Pervez Musharraf.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:23:18 PM

Benazir: the girl who mesmerised Shimla (Flashback)
In July 1972, Shimla, the summer capital of the British Raj and a tourist paradise after Independence, had few tourists. The reason was that the Himalayan resort had top officials of India and Pakistan arriving in droves to prepare for a summit meeting between then prime minister Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the then prime minister of Pakistan.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:15:08 PM

Musharraf vows to 'liquidate' terrorists (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf declared a three-day official mourning following the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and resolved not to rest till the terrorists were 'liquidated'.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:12:21 PM

Nawaz Sharif holds Musharraf responsible for Bhutto killing
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Nawaz Sharif, another former prime minister of Pakistan, Thursday held President Pervez Musharraf 'responsible' for the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto during an election rally in Rawalpindi and said any inquiry should be conducted only after he steps down.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 9:48:47 PM

Musharraf appeals for peace (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf Thursday appealed for peace after violence erupted in parts of Pakistan following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 9:30:16 PM

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