Benazir Bhutto (; , ; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistan-born politician, with Pakistani and Kurdish-Iranian origin, who chaired the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), a centre-left and the largest political party in Pakistan.

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Musharraf wants 'foolproof security' if he is to appear in court

Islamabad, Jan 13

Former President Pervez Musharraf on Friday filed an application in an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad seeking "foolproof security" in order to be able to return to Pakistan and appear in court in the judges detention case.

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Islamabad, Jan 13

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Zardari to contest elections in Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 27

After his return to Pakistan from an 18-month, self-imposed exile, former President Asif Ali Zardari announced on Tuesday that both he and his son, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, will contest elections and be part of "this Parliament".

Zardari to address Benazir Bhutto death anniversary event

Islamabad, Dec 27

Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday will address an event commemorating slain leader Benazir Bhutto's ninth death anniversary, his first major public appearance after returning from an 18-month self-imposed exile.

Raheel Sharif didn't help me to leave the country: Musharraf

Islamabad, Dec 26

A week after an interview that made headlines, former Pakistan President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf said on Monday he never sent a "request" to ex-army chief General Raheel Sharif to help him leave the country by keeping the government from pressuring the courts.

Gen. Raheel Sharif helped me out in leaving Pakistan: Musharraf

Islamabad, Dec 20

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Murad Ali Shah new Chief Minister of Pakistan's Sindh

Karachi, July 29

Syed Murad Ali Shah, of the Pakistan Peoples Party, was on Friday elected as the new Sindh Chief Minister, replacing the elderly Syed Qaim Ali Shah, who was midway through his third term but had resigned earlier this week on the party's directive.

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    December 28, 2016

    ISLAMABAD, Dec. 27, 2016 - Supporters of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) attend a ceremony to mark the 9th death anniversary of former Pakistan's prime minister Benazir Bhutto in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, Dec. 27, 2016. Bhutto was assassinated on Dec. 27, 2007 following an electioneering rally at Liaqat Bagh Park in Rawalpindi. (Xinhua/Saadia Seher)

  • RAWALPINDI, Dec. 27, 2016 - A girl holds a portrait of Benazir Bhutto ...

    December 27, 2016

    RAWALPINDI, Dec. 27, 2016 - A girl holds a portrait of Benazir Bhutto (top) during a ceremony to mark 9th death anniversary at the site where former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Dec. 27, 2016. Bhutto was assassinated on Dec. 27, 2007 following an election rally at Liaqat Bagh Park in Rawalpindi.

  • LAHORE, March 18, 2016 - Activists of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) attend ...

    March 18, 2016

    LAHORE, March 18, 2016 - Activists of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) attend a protest against the government's decision to allow Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf to leave the country, in eastern Pakistan's Lahore, March 18, 2016. The major opposition PPP criticized the government's decision to allow Musharraf to leave the country as he faces several cases including the murder of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

  • Activists of the Pakistan Peoples Party light candles on the death ...

    December 28, 2015

    LAHORE, Dec. 27, 2015 - Activists of the Pakistan Peoples Party light candles on the death anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in eastern Pakistan's Lahore on Dec. 27, 2015. Bhutto was assassinated on Dec. 27, 2007 following an election rally at Liaqat Bagh Park in Rawalpindi.

  • A Pakistani boy evacuated from Yemen holds Chinese and Pakistani national ...

    April 3, 2015

    RAWALPINDI, April 3, 2015 - A Pakistani boy evacuated from Yemen holds Chinese and Pakistani national flags at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, April 3, 2015. A group of 176 Pakistani nationals, who had been stranded in the war-torn Yemen and evacuated by a Chinese vessel, arrived in Islamabad on Friday, aviation authorities said.