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 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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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.
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.
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.
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.
The head of the joint investigation team probing former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination said on Thursday that the team could not trace the threatening call allegedly made by then president Pervez Musharraf to Bhutto.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Friday rejected former army chief General (retd) Pervez Musharraf's request for temporary exemption from court appearances and termed his April 6 medical report "fake".
The Pakistan government was ready to investigate 'Panama Papers' through the Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairman Imran Khan can name any official to probe the matter, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Monday.
Pakistan's opposition parties have criticised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's decision to form a judicial commission to probe his family in 'Panama Papers' revelations.
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May 16, 2012
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February 8, 2011
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.