Pakistan News

Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 12:52:08 AM

Al Qaeda ally Mehsud denies role in Bhutto killing
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Baitullah Mehsud, the Al Qaeda-linked Pakistani militant who has been named as a key suspect in the killing of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has denied any involvement in the assassination, his spokespersons said Saturday.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 4:35:48 PM

Bhutto's body had bullet marks, reiterates aide (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Accusing the Pakistan government of mounting a massive cover up operation over former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, a close aide of the slain leader Saturday stoutly maintained that she died of gunshots.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 4:34:23 PM

Pakistan poll to be postponed: Election Commission
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to postpone the Jan 8 polls in view of the situation in the country after the murder of former prime minister Benaqzir Bhutto and will announce new dates for national and provincial assembly elections on Monday, a senior official of the commission told IANS.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 4:00:09 PM

Government claim a 'pack of lies': Bhutto supporters
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) The Pakistan government's claim that former prime minister Benazir Bhutto did not die of gunshots or a blast but by hitting her head against the sunroof lever of her vehicle has infuriated her supporters, who call it 'a pack of lies' and say it could lead to increased violence.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 1:31:19 PM

Bhutto death augurs unrest, lawlessness in N-armed nation (Commentary)
Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination could not have come at a worse time for turbulent Pakistan and threatens to conflagrate a highly volatile security situation in a largely lawless country armed with nuclear weapons.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 10:10:34 AM

Bhutto died from hitting vehicle roof, says government
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Controversy continues to surround Benazir Bhutto's death with the Pakistan government Friday evening stating that the former prime minister was killed not by bullets or shrapnel but by hitting the sunroof of her vehicle as she tried to duck after a suicide attack.

Friday, December 28, 2007 10:49:12 PM

A troubled nation bids Benazir Bhutto adieu (Roundup)
Garhi Khuda Baksh (Pakistan), Dec 28 (IANS) The dust clouds swirled Friday as Pakistan's slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was laid to rest, leaving behind a restive country with mobs trawling the streets and 22 people killed in clashes. All the while the clamour for President Pervez Musharraf's resignation grew louder.

Friday, December 28, 2007 8:05:02 PM

Thousands bid tearful farewell to Benazir
Naudero (Pakistan), Dec 28 (IANS) On foot, on bullock carts and tractors and motorbikes, an estimated 35,000 nameless faces, braving the cold weather and the violence that erupted all across Sindh following Benazir Bhutto's death converged to Naudero, the ancestral home of the Bhuttos, 550 km from the southern city of Karachi, to bid a final farewell to their beloved leader.

Friday, December 28, 2007 7:20:50 PM

Thousands bid tearful farewell to Benazir
Naudero (Pakistan), Dec 28 (IANS) On foot, on bullock carts and tractors and motorbikes, an estimated 35,000 nameless faces, braving the cold weather and the violence that erupted all across Sindh following Benazir Bhutto's death converged to Naudero, the ancestral home of the Bhuttos, 550 km from the southern city of Karachi, to bid a final farewell to their beloved leader.

Friday, December 28, 2007 6:58:45 PM

Benazir laid to rest, burying a nation's dreams
Garhi Khuda Baksh (Pakistan), Dec 28 (IANS) Benazir Bhutto, who could well have become Pakistan's prime minister in a fortnight, was laid to rest Friday afternoon in the ornate family mausoleum she had built for her father Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in her dusty home ground in Sindh.

Friday, December 28, 2007 5:30:30 PM

News Pakistan Articles Index

  

This Week's Most Discussed

This Week's Most Emailed News

Feature Coming Soon..

Art - Culture Business Diaspora
Education Health Politics
Religion Sports Sci-Tech
Travel

AROUND THE WORLD NOW

Asia America Australia
Africa Europe Gulf-Middle East
Pakistan Nepal Bhutan
Sri Lanka Bangladesh Maldives

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.