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PPP terms Benazir assassination a 'cowardly act'
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

Benazir Bhutto assassinated; Pakistan in turmoil (Third Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, an iconic symbol of Pakistan, was assassinated in nearby Rawalpindi Thursday moments after a suicide bomber blew up at an election rally killing 30 people and a gunman fired at her, hitting her in the neck and head.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 8:43:50 PM

US, Russia condemn Benazir assassination
Washington, Dec 27 (Xinhua) The US and Russia Thursday condemned the assassination of Pakistan's opposition leader and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 8:42:07 PM

Bhutto's day began in triumph, ended in her assassination
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) For Benazir Bhutto, Thursday began in triumph as she and Afghan President Hamid Karzai spoke of a new beginning between their nations. Hours later, it was all over with the gory assassination of the former Pakistani prime minister.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 8:41:35 PM

Gujral recalls his last tea with Bhutto
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Benazir Bhutto's brutal assassination has left a 'big void' in public life in Pakistan which will be hard to fill, says former prime minister I.K. Gujral who met the Pakistani leader last over a cup of tea in his house here a few months ago.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 8:14:28 PM

Countdown to an assassination
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday, a little over two months after she returned home from exile and vowed to take on President Pervez Musharraf in the Jan 8 general elections.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 8:09:15 PM

Asma Jehangir: the way forward is bloodshed
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan's leading human rights activist Asma Jehangir broke down Thursday on hearing about former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, saying amid sobs that 'the way forward is bloodshed'.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 7:46:52 PM

'There are people who want to kill me'
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto may have had some dark foreboding about her death when she said in London before returning to her country that there are 'people who want to kill me'.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 7:40:21 PM

Benazir Bhutto assassinated at election rally (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto died a gory death Thursday when a suicide bomber blew up at an election rally and a gunman then fired at her even as she lay bleeding.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 7:37:34 PM

Benazir Bhutto assassinated (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday in an attack by a suicide bomber, a military official said.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 7:26:44 PM

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