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Pakistan: Bombs target election offices, killing 3


MIRAN SHAH, Pakistan (AP) — A pair of bombs targeting the offices of candidates running in this weekend’s election killed three people Friday in northwest

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Pakistan’s lead prosecutor in Bhutto case killed

ISLAMABAD: Gunmen killed Pakistan’s lead prosecutor investigating the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto as he was driving to court on Friday, throwing the case that also involves former

Pakistan court bans Musharraf from office for life

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Lawyers say a Pakistani court has banned former military ruler Pervez Musharraf from running for public office for the rest of his life. One of Musharraf’s lawyers, Saad

Pakistan government says it won’t charge Musharraf

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s caretaker government told the Supreme Court on Monday it will not file treason charges against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf but will leave the decision on

Police arrest former Pakistani ruler Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: Police arrested former Pakistani military rulerPervez Musharraf overnight at his home in the capital, where he had holed up following a dramatic escape from court to avoid being detained,

Pakistan’s Musharraf on the run after arrest order

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his security team pushed past policemen and sped away from a court in the country´s capital on Thursday to avoid arrest after

Pakistan bears brunt of Iranian earthquake, 35 killed

Pakistan: A powerful earthquake struck a border area of southeast Iran on Tuesday killing at least 35 people in neighboring Pakistan, destroying hundreds of houses and shaking buildings as far

Pakistan’s Musharraf disqualified from election

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Lawyers say judges have disqualified Pakistan’s former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, from running in the upcoming parliamentary election. Musharraf applied to run from four different districts, which is

30 Pakistani soldiers killed in northwest valley

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani military officials say 30 soldiers and nearly 100 militants have been killed in four days of fierce fighting in a remote valley in the northwest. The

Aide: Pakistan’s Musharraf can run for parliament

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A close aide to Pakistan’s former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf sayselections officials have approved his candidacy for parliament in a remote northern district after it was