'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Benazir Bhutto began her day in hope Thursday, reaching out to Afghan President Hamid Karzai and speaking of a new beginning between their nations. Hours later, it ended in tragedy with the gory assassination of the former Pakistani prime minister.
Thursday, December 27, 2007 9:28:41 PM
Islamabad, Dec 27 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Thursday appealed to the nation to remain peaceful in the hour of crisis 'so that the evil designs of terrorists can be defeated,' state TV said.
Thursday, December 27, 2007 9:05:21 PM
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) described the assassination of their leader and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto as a 'cowardly act'. It has hinted that president Pervez Musharraf is in a way responsible for her death as his government did not pay heed to its demand for effective jammers and other security instruments.
Thursday, December 27, 2007 8:52:51 PM
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