Pakistan News

Last updated: Friday, October 31, 2014 11:32:17 AM

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

Sections of PPP try to get Sanam, Zardari to head party
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Some sections of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) are trying to convince former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's sister Sanam to take over the reins of the party while others favour her husband Asif Zardari instead.

Friday, December 28, 2007 3:46:22 PM

Rioting continues in Pakistan following Bhutto assassination (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 28 (DPA) Parts of Pakistan were in danger of spinning out of control Friday as angry mobs continued attacks on government buildings and private property following the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto the previous day.

Friday, December 28, 2007 3:31:38 PM

Pakistan election date stands: interim PM
Islamabad, Dec 28 (Xinhua) Pakistan's plan to hold general elections Jan 8 stands despite the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the government said Friday.

Friday, December 28, 2007 2:55:26 PM

Musharraf was relieved not being Benazir's military secretary (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan's slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto may have wanted Pervez Musharraf, then a brigadier in the Pakistan Army, to serve as her military secretary but he declined the offer - and is thankful he did so, the president said in his memoir.

Friday, December 28, 2007 2:55:00 PM

Benazir wanted me as her military secretary: Musharraf
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan's slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto wanted Pervez Musharraf, then a brigadier in the Pakistan Army, to serve as her military secretary but he declined the offer - and is thankful he did so, the president says.

Friday, December 28, 2007 2:19:59 PM

She came to save Pakistan, says Zardari
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) 'She came to save Pakistan,' a grieving Asif Zardari said Friday shortly before the funeral ceremony of his wife, Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto who was assassinated in Rawalpindi.

Friday, December 28, 2007 1:57:31 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.