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Topic - Pervez Musharraf
Pakistan announced Sunday that it will try former President Pervez Musharraf for treason, which is punishable by death or life imprisonment, for declaring a state of emergency and suspending the constitution while in power in 2007.
A Pakistani court on Tuesday indicted Pervez Musharraf, a former president and army chief, on murder charges in connection with the 2007 assassination of iconic Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, deepening the fa
Pakistan's newest prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, said former dictator Pervez Musharraf should face treason charges in court for violating the country's constitution twice.
Former Pakistani military leader Pervez Musharraf won bail for one of his cases — a court trial to determine his fate from a 2007 decision to fire senior judges.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif looked set Sunday to return to power for a third term, with an overwhelming election tally that just weeks ago seemed out of reach for a man who had been ousted in a coup and was exiled abroad before clawing his way back as an opposition leader.
The architect of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program — who illegally passed the technology along to Iran, Syria and North Korea — said Pyongyang could "no doubt" have perfected a nuclear weapon and long-range missile warheads.
The prosecutor leading the murder case against Pakistan's ex-dictator, Pervez Musharraf, was killed in a hail of gunfire Friday as he drove to court.
Pakistan's caretaker government has dropped its pursuit of treason against former President Pervez Musharraf.
Police arrested former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Friday, a day after a judge revoked his bail and he fled back to his gated compound in a dramatic SUV escape.
Pakistan's former leader Pervez Musharraf and members of his security force made a speedy retreat from court Thursday, pushing past police and rushing to his car, after a judge revoked his bail and issued a call for his arrest.
For the first time, a top Pakistani government official has publicly admitted that the United States was sanctioned to carry out drone strikes to root out suspected terrorists.
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was forced to dodge a flying shoe as he headed into court on Friday.
U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai made a show of unity Monday, shortly after the U.S. military ceded control of its last detention facility in Afghanistan, ending a longstanding irritant in relations between the two countries.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf returned home Sunday with hopes of making a political comeback despite Taliban death threats and looming arrest warrants. But judging by the lackluster crowd at the airport to greet him, his biggest challenge could be his waning popularity.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Saturday that he will return to his homeland despite facing criminal charges and militant death threats.
A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf says he has been granted bail in a case involving the death of a separatist leader.
"These are all fabricated cases. There is nothing solid in all these case," she said.