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Two senior police officers have been charged on Saturday by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan over the 2007 assassination of Benazir Bhutto (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), the first female prime minister of any Muslim country. She had been prime minister twice, from 1988 to 1990 and from 1993 to 1996. (more…)

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Pervez Musharraf (photo, from topnews.in), Pakistan’s former military ruler, has said he will go back to the country before the next elections, due in 2013. (more…)

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Pervez Musharraf (photo, from huffingtonpost.com), Pakistani president went on national TV to say that he is resigning, as he faces impeachment on charges drawn up by the governing coalition. He said that although he was confident the charges would not stand, this was not the time for more confrontation. (more…)

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While the ruling coalition in Pakistan is set to finalise charges aimed at impeaching Pervez Musharraf (photo), the country’s president, on Monday, provincial lawmakers were also set to begin tabling resolutions calling on Mr Musharraf to either step down or face impeachment. (more…)

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Pervez Musharraf’s aides said that the Pakistani president will defend himself against impeachment, after the ruling coalition vowed to launch proceeding to oust him. (more…)

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A claim by Abdul Qadeer Khan, the architect of the country’s nuclear programme, has been denied by Pakistan’s military on Saturday. Mr Khan said last week that in 2000, the army, under Pervez Musharraf, the current president, supervised a shipment of centrifuges to North Korea. (more…)

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Abdul Qadeer Khan, the architect of Pakistan’s nuclear programme, has said that in 2000, under president Pervez Musharraf, the Pakistani army supervised a shipment of centrifuges to North Korea.

The claim came on Friday, in a telephone interview with the Associated Press, and contradicts his 2004 confession that he was solely responsible for spreading nuclear technology to Iran, North Korea and Libya. (more…)

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