Pakistani court reopens graft case against Zardari

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Friday initiated the proceedings against former president Asif Ali Zardari in a graft case against him, said a media report.

Zardari plans to launch daughter into politics

Pakistan's former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is planning to launch his daughter into politics, a move indicative of strained ties with his son Bilawal.

Bomb blast kills two policemen in Karachi: Officials

A bomb blast hit a police van in Karachi on Friday, killing at least two policemen and wounding 14 other people, officials said, the latest violence in Pakistan`s strife-torn biggest city.

PPP spent billions to win elections: Report

 Pakistan's former ruling party PPP reportedly doled out Rs 125 billion of taxpayers' money to lawmakers for development projects ahead of the 2013 polls but failed to garner support among voters, a media report said, which also cited impropriety in handling the funds.

PPP files defamation case against businessman, Indian publisher

 The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has filed a Pakistani Rs.2 billion (about $20,000) defamation suit against a business tycoon and an Indian publisher for levelling a series of allegations against former president Asif Ali Zardari, media reported Wednesday.

Rift between Bilawal, Zardari?

A website asking people to join `Team Bilawal` has fuelled rumours about a rift between Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his father and party co-chair Asif Ali Zardari, a media report said Tuesday.

Military courts part of National Action Plan: Nawaz Sharif

 Rejecting criticism over his move to set up military courts in Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said it was the need of the hour and hoped that terrorism would be eliminated from the country.

'Angry' Bilawal refuses to return on Benazir death anniversary

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stayed away from Pakistan as his mother and former premier Benazir's death anniversary was observed on Saturday across the country, giving credence to reports that he is having serious differences with his father Asif Ali Zardari.

Pak court rejects acquittal pleas of Zardari in 2 cases

In a jolt to former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari, a court on Monday rejected his acquittal pleas in two old cases of corruption.

Pakistan accountability court rejects Zardari's plea

An accountability court in Pakistan Monday rejected the acquittal plea of former president Asif Ali Zardari in the SGS and Contecna corruption cases.

Pakistan court acquits Zardari in two corruption cases

Pakistan's former president and opposition PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari was on Friday acquitted in two corruption cases by an accountability court.

PPP chief says Pak PM Sharif's govt better than dictatorship

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said, referring to the previous marshal laws in the country, that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s government is better than dictatorship.

Pak tycoon allege Zardari tried to kill him

Leading hotelier and owner of Marriott and Pearl Continental chain in Pakistan has alleged that former President Asif Ali Zardari had tried to kill him due to a three-decade-old enmity.

Pakistan court to try Sharif, Zardari, others for money transfer

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday decided to start ex-parte proceedings against 61 politicians, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari, in a case against alleged illegal transfer of assets to foreign countries.

Pakistani PM Sharif to meet Zardari in Islamabad on Saturday

With anti-government protesters stepping up pressure on him to quit, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited former president and PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari for a luncheon meeting to discuss issues related to the political impasse.

Did Zardari go to Washington to ensure Sharif govt stays in power?

Did former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari go to Washington to ask for help to ensure that the Nawaz Sharif government stays in power?

Zardari acquitted in corruption case

The accountability court Wednesday acquitted former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari in the polo ground corruption case, a media report said.

Former Pakistan President Zardari acquitted in graft case

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was today acquitted in a corruption case related to the illegal construction of a polo ground at the Prime Minister House when his wife Benazir Bhutto was the premier.

Pakistan court issues notice to Sharif, Zardari over foreign assets

A Pakistani court has issued notices to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, former President Asif Ali Zardari and 62 other politicians on a petition seeking direction for them to bring back their assets from abroad.

MQM to join PPP-led government in Pakistan`s Sindh province

In a major political development, the MQM is expected to join the ruling Pakistan People`s Party in Sindh province in the next 48 hours.