Naween Mangi / TruthdigMar 15, 2018
For three generations, the Pakistani political dynasty has promised to improve living conditions, but residents of the Bhuttos' ancestral village still struggle in poverty. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 17, 2013
Pervez Musharraf’s political trajectory has taken a sharp plunge, as Pakistan’s former president now finds himself on the wrong side of the law in his home country. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMay 3, 2013
Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali, a lawyer who was leading the push to prosecute Pakistan's former military dictator in the slaying of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was killed Friday as he was driving to court in Islamabad. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 9, 2012
Gen. Pervez Musharraf, the former president who was hounded out of the country after nine years atop a military government, has said he will return to Pakistan to participate in elections. (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 6, 2011
In his latest, scathingly critical essay for Vanity Fair, Christopher Hitchens makes it eminently clear that he isn't buying any of the stories the US and Pakistani governments are selling about their increasingly complicated (and, in Hitchens' view, hypocritical) relationship (more). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 13, 2011
An arrest warrant has been issued for former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. He is wanted in connection with the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, a candidate for the country’s presidency who was killed in a gun-and-suicide-bomb attack during a rally in 2007. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 6, 2010
In news that may reopen the mystery surrounding Benazir Bhutto’s unsolved assassination, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court has ordered the arrests of the former police chief and deputy of Rawalpindi, the city where Bhutto was killed. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 28, 2010
Heavy seasonal rains contributed to the fatal crash of a Pakistani passenger airplane on Wednesday morning near the country's capital city of Islamabad. Earlier reports that survivors had been found in the wreckage proved not to be true, according to The Washington Post. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 16, 2010
A new report by the United Nations blames Pakistan's intelligence services for not taking the proper security measures to protect Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister assassinated three years ago in an ongoing whodunit. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 2, 2009
It's been a year and a half since the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, and although her husband, Asif Ali Zardari, is now Pakistan's president, local investigations haven't produced many answers about her murder. Now a United Nations commission, led by Chilean Ambassador Heraldo Munoz, is conducting its own inquiry. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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