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A new book by Owen Bennett-Jones explores the lineage, political legacy of Pakistan's Bhutto family
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A new book by Owen Bennett-Jones explores the lineage, political legacy of Pakistan's Bhutto family

Chronicling the life of the astute politician Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his political rise, along with that of his four children, the book draws from unpublished documents and research accumulated over two decades to tell the story of the family's complex relationship with British colonialists, the Pakistani armed forces and the United States of America.

Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap
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Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap

Sharif's decision to become active in politics coincided with the issuance of a non-bailable arrest warrant by the Islamabad High Court. He has been living in London since November 2019 after he was allowed to go abroad for four weeks for treatment

Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, vocal critic of country's powerful military, released after day-long abduction
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Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, vocal critic of country's powerful military, released after day-long abduction

Police said Matiullah Jan was last seen outside a government school in Islamabad on Tuesday morning. An Islamabad police spokesperson said that they are investigating the case.

Lahore court's decision to quash death sentence of Pervez Musharraf is 'unfortunate', say Pakistan opposition parties
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Lahore court's decision to quash death sentence of Pervez Musharraf is 'unfortunate', say Pakistan opposition parties

Pakistan's Opposition parties have expressed reservation over a top court's decision to quash the death sentence handed out to self-exiled former dictator Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case.

JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman calls off sit-in protest in Islamabad, announces anti-govt 'Azadi march' across Pakistan
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JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman calls off sit-in protest in Islamabad, announces anti-govt 'Azadi march' across Pakistan

JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman announced massive protests across the country aimed at crippling the country's roads and toppling prime minister Imran Khan, after initial objections, the two main Pakistani opposition parties, PPP and PML-N had joined several smaller parties in extending support to the Maulana

Imran Khan says ready to accept all 'valid' demands of Opposition except his resignation: Report
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Imran Khan says ready to accept all 'valid' demands of Opposition except his resignation: Report

Imran Khan reportedly made the remarks in a meeting with Defence Minister Pervez Khattak-led team tasked to negotiate with the opposition parties taking part in the massive march comprising thousands of protesters in Islamabad.

Pakistani leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman threatens to lock down entire country as deadline for Imran Khan's resignation ends
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Pakistani leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman threatens to lock down entire country as deadline for Imran Khan's resignation ends

Pakistan's Maulana Fazlur Rehman threatened to lock down the entire country as a deadline set by him calling for prime minister Imran Khan's resignation expired on Sunday night.

'Forget Srinagar, save Muzaffarabad': Bilawal Bhutto Zardari lashes out at Imran Khan over Kashmir, says Modi has snatched Valley from Pakistan
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'Forget Srinagar, save Muzaffarabad': Bilawal Bhutto Zardari lashes out at Imran Khan over Kashmir, says Modi has snatched Valley from Pakistan

Pakistan Peoples' Party leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday lashed out at Prime Minister Imran Khan over his alleged failure in the Kashmir issue

Heavy rains lash Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan, killing 34; power outages hit many cities
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Heavy rains lash Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan, killing 34; power outages hit many cities

At least 34 people, including children, were killed in separate incidents after torrential rains caused flash floods and lashed various parts of Pakistan.

Have not bowed down: Imran Khan denies PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s claim of embarrassing Pakistan during US visit
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Have not bowed down: Imran Khan denies PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s claim of embarrassing Pakistan during US visit

Pakistan PM Imran Khan, who is being snubbed by country's opposition for 'begging' abroad, asserted that he never bowed down to anyone. Khan's responded to PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's claim of Khan having caused embarrassment to nation during his maiden visit to US.

PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto calls Pakistan government ‘fascist’, says press freedom ‘non-existent’ under Imran Khan regime
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PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto calls Pakistan government ‘fascist’, says press freedom ‘non-existent’ under Imran Khan regime

PPP's chairman Bilawal Bhutto alleged that freedom of press in Pakistan had become 'non-existent' under the 'fascist' ruling government. Bilawal's comments came a day after the three Pakistani news channels were taken off air in many cities across the country.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari questions democracy in Pakistan, says 'selected' PM Imran Khan 'dances to the tunes of the umpire’
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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari questions democracy in Pakistan, says 'selected' PM Imran Khan 'dances to the tunes of the umpire’

Firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Imran Khan, PPP's chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday claimed that the cricketer-turned-politician 'dances to the tunes of the umpire'. Referring to Khan as 'selected' prime minister, Bilawal asserted that a selected government is being imposed on the people of Pakistan. The PPP leader alleged that there was a huge question mark over the presence of a democratic system in Pakistan.

Pakistan pulls plug on broadcast of jailed ex-president Asif Ali Zardari's interview midway; journalists decry media gag
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Pakistan pulls plug on broadcast of jailed ex-president Asif Ali Zardari's interview midway; journalists decry media gag

However, Mir was also criticised for resorting to interview Zardari who is in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau and was allowed to attend the session of Parliament where he gave interview to Mir.

Former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari produced before court; anti-corruption body demands physical remand
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Former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari produced before court; anti-corruption body demands physical remand

Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was produced before an accountability court on Tuesday by the anti-graft body seeking his physical remand, a day after he was arrested from his residence in the fake bank accounts case.

NAB arrests Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari in money laundering case after Islamabad HC rejects extension of pre-arrest bail
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NAB arrests Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari in money laundering case after Islamabad HC rejects extension of pre-arrest bail

Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on Monday from his residence in Islamabad in a fake bank accounts case by the country's top anti-corruption body, officials said.

Pakistan’s terror 'crackdown': Interior minister is Hafiz Saeed's crony; future NSA a buddy of Masood Azhar
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Pakistan’s terror 'crackdown': Interior minister is Hafiz Saeed's crony; future NSA a buddy of Masood Azhar

The two men behind Imran Khan's war against terrorism — interior minister Shehryar Afridi and future NSA Ijaz Shah — have deep-rooted ties with top terrorists in Pakistan, including JeM chief Masood Azhar and JuD's Hafiz Saeed

India committed aggression, Pakistan has 'right to respond', says Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi
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India committed aggression, Pakistan has 'right to respond', says Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

In Islamabad, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that India has violated the LoC and Pakistan has right to respond. Prime Minister Imran Khan was chairing an "important meeting" to discuss the situation, sources said. India's air strikes came 12 days after the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed carried out the Pulwama attack in Kashmir

Asif Ali Zardari, accomplices grabbed Pakistan govt-run companies through dubious means, reveals JIT report
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Asif Ali Zardari, accomplices grabbed Pakistan govt-run companies through dubious means, reveals JIT report

Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and his accomplices grabbed government entities through dubious means, said a Supreme Court-appointed investigative team probing fake bank accounts

Noted Pakistani feminist, poet, author Fahmida Riaz passes away at 72
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Noted Pakistani feminist, poet, author Fahmida Riaz passes away at 72

Born into a literary family in Meerut, Riaz always played an active role in social and political activities and was hailed by many as a pioneer in feminist literature

Peshawar University students' protest against fee hike turns violent; seven injured during clash with police; 28 arrested
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Peshawar University students' protest against fee hike turns violent; seven injured during clash with police; 28 arrested

Students of Peshawar University on Thursday clashed with the Pakistani Police while protesting against an increase in the semester fee.