A Pakistani court has ordered the confiscation of exiled former president Pervez Musharraf's property and the freezing of his Pakistan bank accounts over accusations that he failed to provide security for assassinated former prime minister Benazir
Benazir Bhutto's party was to discuss a successor to the slain Pakistani opposition leader and decide whether to contest an election due in little over a week, as controversy swirled about exactly how she died.
Bhutto's assassination in a
Democrat Hillary Clinton called for an international probe of Benazir Bhutto's killing as presidential candidates in both parties sparred over foreign policy six days before Iowa begins a close nominating race.
As the campaign hit high gea
Oil rose for a fifth day to $97 a barrel, within sight of its record high after US crude stocks fell more sharply than expected, and geopolitical tensions mounted in Pakistan and northern Iraq.
US light, sweet crude oil for February deliv
World leaders urged Pakistan not to be deflected from a course toward democracy by the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, calling for free and fair national elections.
Bhutto’s killing after an election rally in the city o
Pakistani police detained opposition leader Benazir Bhutto for seven days, police and her party said, just hours before she was due to lead a mass protest against President Pervez Musharraf's emergency rule.
'We have sent the (detention) n
Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif called on President Pervez Musharraf to step down following his imposition of emergency rule.
Asked what Musharraf should do now, Sharif told Sky News: 'Step down, because he is part of the prob
Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto called on the government to seek foreign help in investigating last week's suicide bombing aimed at killing her on her return after eight years of exile.
Two blasts killed 139 people early on
Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto said she would carry on her struggle for democracy, despite an attack on her motorcade that killed 133 people as she returned home after eight years of exile.
'We are prepared to risk our lives. W
Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto said she would return to Pakistan today to end eight years of self-exile and lead her party into national elections despite threats of Al Qaeda inspired suicide attacks.
'Many threats have been made fro