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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The toxic mess that Pakistan is in - and how it happened

New Delhi
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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.

Theresa May, daughter of Vicar, set to govern Britain

London, July 12

Theresa May, who will be formally confirmed as Britain's 76th Prime Minister on Wednesday, is the daughter of a Church of England vicar and has been often compared with Margaret Thatcher.

Special flight to bring Nawaz Sharif, camp office back to Pakistan

Islamabad, July 8

A special Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft is being sent to bring Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is in London following a heart surgery, back to Pakistan, an official said on Friday.

Funding for Haqqania seminary was to bring it into mainstream

Islamabad, June 22

Days after outrage against a Pakistani provincial government allocated Rs 300 crore for the Haqqania seminary, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday clarified that the budgetary allocation was a step taken to bring the seminary into the mainstream.

Benazir, Musharraf did not want Sharif to return from exile, reveals ex-PM

Islamabad, June 9

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has claimed that former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and Benazir Bhutto did not want Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan before the 2008 general elections.

Modi's Pakistan visit provided breakthrough in relations: PIBC Chairman

New Delhi, May 13
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one of the most "straight forward and outspoken" person, who can help in improving the relations between India and Pakistan, says Pakistan-India Business Council (PIBC) Chairman Noor Muhammad Kasuri, who worked closely with former prime minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto.

Those named by Benazir before assassination were never probed

Islamabad, May 12

The head of the Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Benazir Bhutto assassination, has said it had not probed three men named by her in a letter months before her killing, saying they might try to harm her.

Retired Pakistani Army officers were involved in 26/11: Husain Haqqani

New Delhi, May 10

Husain Haqqani, a former Pakistani ambassador to the US, says that an ex-chief of the ISI spy agency had admitted that "some retired Pakistani Army officers" were involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack that claimed 116 lives and injured hundreds of others in 2008.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan thanks supporters; praise pours in on social media

London, May 7

Newly-elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday gave an effusive thank you to supporters on Twitter after his emphatic win, as British Pakistanis erupted in joy at a fellow Pakistani-origin national winning the top post.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    December 28, 2014

    RAWALPINDI, Dec. 27, 2014 - Supporters of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) shower rose petal on the poster of former premier Benazir Bhutto at the site of her assassination in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Dec. 27, 2014. Bhutto was assassinated on Dec. 27, 2007 following an electioneering rally at Liaqat Bagh Park in Rawalpindi.

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    December 28, 2014

    GARHI KHUDA BAKHSH, Dec. 27, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Supporters of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) gather outside the Bhutto family mausoleum commemorating the seventh anniversary of former premier Benazir Bhutto's death in southern Pakistan's Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, on Dec. 27, 2014. Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on Dec. 27, 2007 at an election campaign rally at Liaqat Bagh Park in Rawalpindi.