Pervez Musharraf News
Dec. 27, 2007: Benazir Bhutto assassinated
The Pakistani politician was killed after she spoke at a rally.
Squash Pro Disguised Herself as a Boy to Play Sports in Taliban-Controlled Pakistan
Maria Toorpakai was just 4 years old and living in the Taliban -controlled tribal regions of Waziristan, Pakistan, when she set her girl clothes ablaze in defiance of the world she'd been born into. "In that age, I just felt that 'I just want to go out. I just don't want to stay home or among those
What You Need to Know About the Violence Erupting Now in Pakistan
A Slow-Motion Revolution Finally Boiled Over With Violence Over the Weekend
Court Indicts Former Pakistan Leader Pervez Musharraf in Treason Case
A special court has indicted Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for high treason for suspending the country’s constitution by imposing emergency rule in 2007, when he was the president. Contrary to all expectations, Musharraf surprised everyone by appearing before the court today. He
Pakistani Taliban's Number 2 Possibly Killed in U.S. Drone Strike
Pakistani Officials Say Wali ur Rehman Killed in Strike in North Waziristan
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif Learns From Mistakes of First Two Terms
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - When millions of Pakistanis flocked to the polls over the weekend in record numbers, they did more than just elect a new leader. They elected an old one, too. Nawaz Sharif served as the country’s prime minister twice, once from 1990 to...
Former Pakistani Leader Poised to Rise From the Ashes
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - As Pakistanis take to the polls for an historic election, the man poised to become Pakistan’s new leader isn’t really a new leader at all. He’s an old one. Mian Nawaz Sharif, whose Punjabi family has long been power players in Pakistan’s...
WWYD, Osama bin Laden Edition, Walmart Moms, Drone War Acknowledged, Christie Says Twist My Arm (PM Note)
Who Would Have Done What Against OBL? - President Obama seemed to have a twinkle in his eye when he told reporters at the White House today, “I said that I’d go after bin Laden if we had a clear shot at him and I...
President Obama Suggests the Public Look at Romney's Previous Statements on Going After OBL
Without mentioning his opponent by name, President Obama took clear political aim at Mitt Romney on Monday, continuing a line of attack from his campaign that Romney would not have given the go-ahead to the mission that ended in the death of Osama bin Laden....
Pakistan's Top Court Convicts Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani of Contempt
Pakistan's Supreme Court has Convicted the Country's Prime Minister of Contempt