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Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Pervez Musharraf declared 'absconder'; five accused acquitted
India

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Pervez Musharraf declared 'absconder'; five accused acquitted

The Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi on Thursday acquitted five people involved in the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, while sentenced two people to prison.

Benazir Bhutto murder case: After nine years, Pakistan’s anti-terror court set to announce verdict today
India

Benazir Bhutto murder case: After nine years, Pakistan’s anti-terror court set to announce verdict today

A Pakistani court is set to announce its verdict in the murder case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Thursday after about a decade, officials said.

Pakistan's anti-terror court to hear Benazir Bhutto murder case on daily basis from Tuesday
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Pakistan's anti-terror court to hear Benazir Bhutto murder case on daily basis from Tuesday

An anti-terrorism court hearing the 2007 murder case of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on Monday decided to conduct daily proceedings from Tuesday in order to complete investigation at the earliest.

Malala Yousafzai, youngest-ever Nobel laureate, to study at Oxford University
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Malala Yousafzai, youngest-ever Nobel laureate, to study at Oxford University

Notable alumni of PPE at Oxford University include former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, someone Malala describes as her heroine. PPE is also one of the prestigious university's most over-subscribed courses

Asif Ali Zardari faces Pakistan anti-corruption court proceedings
India

Asif Ali Zardari faces Pakistan anti-corruption court proceedings

Asif Ali Zardari and his wife late Benazir Bhutto had been accused of acquiring assets through illegal means.

Panama Papers verdict: Pakistan Parliament to elect new prime minister on Tuesday
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Panama Papers verdict: Pakistan Parliament to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

Pakistan's parliament will meet on Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the disqualification of three-term prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Panama Papers verdict: Nawaz Sharif ousted, jihadist violence against India may give way to hostile pacifism
India

Panama Papers verdict: Nawaz Sharif ousted, jihadist violence against India may give way to hostile pacifism

In the medium to short term, India may see a rise in jihadist violence but eventually that will dissipate into the current state of hostile pacifism.

Malala Yousafzai joins Twitter, vows in tweets to continue fighting for girls
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Malala Yousafzai joins Twitter, vows in tweets to continue fighting for girls

On Friday, Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai completed her schooling in Britain, calling the achievement "bittersweet".

Sabyn Javeri's political thriller Nobody Killed Her makes for a gripping, pacy read
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Sabyn Javeri's political thriller Nobody Killed Her makes for a gripping, pacy read

Sabyn Javeri, author of the high velocity political thriller Nobody Killed Her, expresses slight exasperation over her much-discussed debut novel being referred to as a "thinly veiled account" of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination.

Benazir Bhutto murder case: Pervez Musharraf wants to appear in person to testify
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Benazir Bhutto murder case: Pervez Musharraf wants to appear in person to testify

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf wants to appear in person rather than testify through a video link in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, his lawyer has said.

Pakistan and corruption: From Zia-ul-Haq to Nawaz Sharif, a series of unfortunate events
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Pakistan and corruption: From Zia-ul-Haq to Nawaz Sharif, a series of unfortunate events

On Thursday, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received a temporary reprieve from the Supreme Court, who said there was "insufficient evidence" to remove him from office but ordered setting up of a joint team to investigate the allegations of graft against his family.

Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto likely to become Leader of Opposition
Politics

Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto likely to become Leader of Opposition

Bilawal is the son of former President Asif Ali Zardari and the slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto, and the grandson of late prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.

Pakistan: Asif Ali Zardari, son Bilawal to contest Parliamentary polls
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Pakistan: Asif Ali Zardari, son Bilawal to contest Parliamentary polls

Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari and his son Bilawal attacked the Nawaz Sharif government over corruption and "facilitating terror", as the father-son duo said they would contest polls

Benazir Bhutto assassination: Nine years later, murder trial still ongoing
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Benazir Bhutto assassination: Nine years later, murder trial still ongoing

Bhutto was assassinated on 27 December 2007 at Liaquat National Bagh in Rawalpindi. She was 53.

Ex-army chief Raheel Sharif helped me leave Pakistan in March, claims Parvez Musharraf
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Ex-army chief Raheel Sharif helped me leave Pakistan in March, claims Parvez Musharraf

Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said ex-army chief General Raheel Sharif's intervention helped him in exiting Pakistan, indicating the powerful influence wielded by the military in the country's affairs.

Remembering Jayalalithaa with films and TV series where women take the lead: Throwback Thursday
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Remembering Jayalalithaa with films and TV series where women take the lead: Throwback Thursday

To remember Jayalalithaa, we look at a few more films and TV series that portray women in power — characters that Tamil Nadu's 'Iron Lady' would have approved of, we're sure

Shameless nepotism: Pakistan's Sindh govt hires 50 employees from the same family
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Shameless nepotism: Pakistan's Sindh govt hires 50 employees from the same family

In a shocking example of nepotism, a provincial government in Pakistan has appointed about four dozen members of the same family in health department.

Quetta attack: A primer on Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who allegedly carried out strike
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Quetta attack: A primer on Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who allegedly carried out strike

Pakistan on Tuesday mourned the killing of at least 61 people in a brutal gun and suicide bomb assault on a police academy, the deadliest attack on a security installation in the country's history.

From Angela Merkel to Sonia Gandhi, here are some influential women in politics
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From Angela Merkel to Sonia Gandhi, here are some influential women in politics

As the Clinton prepares to take on a tough fight with Donald Trump, take a look at other leaders from around the world, who are some of the most influential women in politics.

How coups have Pakistan and Turkey inching towards puritanical Islamism
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How coups have Pakistan and Turkey inching towards puritanical Islamism

Erdogan has spoken openly about a return to Islamic norms and to Turkey’s Caliphate. His regime promotes such symbols of Islam as the head-scarf, which were strongly discouraged by Kemal’s version of modernism.