Decision on Musharraf's plea to visit Saudi to be taken soo

Pakistan's government will decide in a day or two whether to allow former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to travel to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences to the royal family following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

Pak govt may let Musharraf visit Saudi Arabia to condole king's death

 Pakistan's government is considering whether to allow ex-president Pervez Musharraf to travel to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences to the royal family following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, a media report said on Saturday.

Pakistan court indicts Pervez Musharraf in murder case of Nawab Akbar Bugti

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has indicted former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf in the murder case of Baloch nationalist Nawab Akbar Bugti.

Ex-PAF official executed in Musharraf attack case

A former technician with Pakistan Air Force, who was convicted for an assassination attempt on former president Pervez Musharraf, has been hanged, becoming the eight person to be executed since the government lifted the moratorium on death penalty.

Pak court adjourns Musharraf treason trial till February 18

 A high-treason trial against former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf was on Thursday adjourned till February 18 by a Pakistani court, rejecting a plea by the prosecution to continue the trial.

Pakistan hangs man convicted in Musharraf assassination bid case

Pakistan on Wednesday hanged a man convicted for attempting to assassinate former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the seventh execution in the country after a moratorium on death penalty was lifted following the Peshawar school carnage.

Convict in Musharraf assassination attempt case executed

 A former Pakistan Air Force (PAF) junior technician, convicted in former president Pervez Musharraf assassination attempt case, was executed Wednesday, a media report said.

Order on abettors in Musharraf''s treason trial stayed

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday stayed the special court`s Nov 21 order pertaining to inclusion of the names of former premier Shaukat Aziz, former law minister Zahid Hamid and former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar as former president Pervez Musharraf`s accomplices in the treason trial.

Hanged Pakistani prisoners faced 10 charges

 Five of the six prisoners executed since Friday in Pakistan faced 10 different charges apart from being involved in the assassination attempt on the then president General Pervez Musharraf, a media report said Tuesday.

Pak court stays trial of Pervez Musharraf

 A Pakistani court on Tuesday directed a special tribunal to halt the trial of former military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf after three new accused challenged a decision to include them in the treason proceedings.

Pakistan set to execute 55 of 500 death-row militants
Pakistan set to execute 55 of 500 death-row militants

 Pakistan is preparing to execute at least 55 more death-row terrorists among the 500 condemned militants after their mercy appeals were rejected following the end of a 2008 moratorium on death penalty.

Former Pak airforce official to be hanged for involvement in 2003 attack on Pervez Musharraf

 A former Pakistan Air Force (PAF) official, convicted for an assassination attempt on then president Pervez Musharraf in 2003, is to be executed in Rawalpindi`s Adiala jail, a media report said Monday.

Pakistan refuses to learn despite Peshawar: Academic

Despite the Peshawar massacre, the Pakistani government and military refuse to recognize the root causes of terrorism, an academic said in comments published Sunday.

Pakistan executes four terrorists involved in 2003 attack on Pervez Musharraf
Pakistan executes four terrorists involved in 2003 attack on Pervez Musharraf

 Four prisoners - Zubair Ahmed, Rasheed Qureshi and Ghulam Sarwar Bhatti and Russian citizen Akhlaque Ahmed- convicted for their involvement in an attack on former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf were hanged on Sunday.

Activists slam Pakistan for resuming executions after school massacre

 Rights groups Saturday condemned Pakistan`s decision to hang two convicted militants in its first executions for six years, as leaders vowed decisive action in the wake of a Taliban school massacre that left 149 people dead.

Pakistan executes two militants after lifting ban on death penalty

Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty.

Despite billions in aid, US unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan`s army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but 12 years and $28 billion in aid later, all the American approaches are widely viewed as having failed.

Friendship with India only possible on equal terms: Musharraf

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said that friendship with India could only be "possible on equal terms" without sacrificing the country's self-respect.

'Pak Foreign Office did not draft 2004 joint statement'

Pakistan's Foreign Office was not taken into confidence over the drafting of the 2004 joint Indo-Pak statement in which then former military ruler Pervez Musharraf assured Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee that the country's territory would not be used for terrorism, according to Pakistan's ex-foreign secretary.

Recognising Taliban govt in Afghanistan was blunder: Pervez Musharraf

Former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf on Thursday admitted that recognising the Taliban regime in Afghanistan was a "blunder" on part of Pakistan, but he blamed the West and the US for the birth of al-Qaeda.