Benazir, sincerely… by Nor Juliana Ali


I was looking forward for a relaxing family getaway to Thailand, to ease my mind and soul from the chaotic 2008 only to be shocked by the news that Benazir was killed in an attack after her rally in Rawalpindi,Pakistan. It wasn’t the first attempt to assasinate the former MP of the crisis-clouded country, and late Ms... Continue Reading →

Bullets cut short Bhutto’s epic life


By The Associated Press Thu Dec 27, 12:37 PM ET The suicide attack that killed Benazir Bhutto cut short an epic life, one bathed in blood and awash with controversy. Bhutto's father was hanged and a brother was shot to death. She had risen to become the Muslim world's first female prime minister, only to... Continue Reading →

Bhutto’s last rally


A pigeon sits on the shoulder of former Pakistani Premier Benazir Bhutto just before the bomb explosions as she waves to supporters while taking part in a procession with party leaders upon her arrival in Karachi after ended eight years of self-imposed exile, leading a jubilant homecoming parade. (Below) Bodies lie on a road in... Continue Reading →

Countries condemn Bhutto killing


  By Tabassum Zakaria CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush condemned the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto on Thursday, and the United States urged Islamabad to proceed with elections planned for January 8. "The United States strongly condemns this cowardly act by murderous extremists who are trying to undermine Pakistan's democracy,"... Continue Reading →

Pakistan opposition leader Bhutto killed


  By SADAQAT JAN and ZARAR KHAN, Associated Press Writers RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Pakistan opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday by an attacker who shot her after a campaign rally and then blew himself up. Her death stoked new chaos across the nuclear-armed nation, an important U.S. ally in the war on terrorism. At... Continue Reading →

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