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Thousands to attend prayer service for Bhutto (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Thousands of grieving Pakistanis are headed to assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's home town Larkana in Sindh province for her funeral prayers Friday, party officials said.

Friday, December 28, 2007 10:41:37 AM

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Bhutto assassination
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The Al Qaeda terror group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Adnkronos International (AKI) news agency reported.

Friday, December 28, 2007 10:41:03 AM

Fifteen dead in Pakistan riots after Bhutto assassination
Islamabad, Dec 28 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed in nationwide riots that continued early Friday following the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, with angry mobs torching dozens of vehicles and government buildings, ransacking banks and shops, and clashing with police.

Friday, December 28, 2007 6:29:51 AM

Bhutto's family reaches Islamabad, burial in Larkana
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The husband and three children of assassinated former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto reached Islamabad after midnight Thursday and will accompany her coffin to her hometown Larkana on a military C-130 plane, her party leader said.

Friday, December 28, 2007 1:36:31 AM

Bhutto's body being flown to Sindh
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) The body of assassinated former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was taken to an air force base in Rawalpindi Thursday night to be flown to her hometown in Sindh for burial.

Friday, December 28, 2007 1:10:07 AM

Pakistan in turmoil as Benazir is assassinated (Roundup)
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan was plunged into turmoil and uncertainty Thursday after charismatic former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in a meticulously planned strike, just two months after she ended eight years of exile to return to her country to fight elections.

Friday, December 28, 2007 12:38:34 AM

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

Thursday, December 27, 2007 11:11:50 PM

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

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