Jubilation as Pakistan protests reach parliament

2014-08-20 11:36

Jubilant anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan have claimed victory after tearing down barricades where they are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud.

Pakistan's Musharraf survives hit attempt

2014-04-03 09:10

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is on trial for treason, has narrowly escaped an assassination attempt as a bomb went off along the route his convoy travelled.

Musharraf 'treason' hearing starts

2014-02-18 12:04

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has arrived in court for the first time to face charges in a treason case he has denounced as a score-settling exercise.

Pervez Musharraf rushed to hospital

2014-01-02 10:19

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been rushed to hospital after suffering a "heart problem" on his way to court for a hearing in his trial for treason.

Explosives found near Musharraf's house

2013-12-30 14:51

Pakistan police have found explosives on a road close to the home of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, two days before he is to appear before a treason tribunal.

Pakistani police to probe Musharraf

2013-09-02 22:07

Pakistani police say they have opened a murder investigation into former president Pervez Musharraf's role in the death of a radical cleric killed during a raid.

Pakistan to try Musharraf for treason

2013-06-24 14:02

Pakistan's new government has said it would put former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason, charges punishable by death or life imprisonment.

Musharraf party to boycott election

2013-05-03 20:56

The party of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is facing a barrage of legal cases over his time in power, has announced it will boycott next week's historic election.

Musharraf remanded over Bhutto killing

2013-04-26 10:01

A Pakistani court has slapped a three-day house arrest order on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the murder of Benazir Bhutto more than five years ago, says a prosecutor.

Pre-election bombs rock Pakistan

2013-04-24 10:15

Eight people have been killed and dozens injured by several bombs in Pakistan, officials say, ahead of parliamentary elections set for 11 May.

Musharraf in court over Bhutto killing

2013-04-23 09:01

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has appeared before an anti-terrorism court over the murder of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, officials say.

Pervez Musharraf arrested

2013-04-19 07:13

A Pakistani court has put ex-military leader Pervez Musharraf under house arrest for two days after he surrendered to a magistrate over charges related to his nine-year rule.

Political comeback for Musharraf unlikely

2013-04-17 09:11

High court judges have disqualified former military ruler Pervez Musharraf from Pakistan's parliamentary election, likely ending any hope of a political comeback.

Angry lawyer throws shoe at Musharraf

2013-03-29 15:00

An angry lawyer has thrown a shoe at former President Pervez Musharraf as he headed to court in Pakistan to face charges following his return to the country after four years in exile, police say.

Musharraf gets bail ahead of return

2013-03-22 18:19

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been granted protective bail in a series of legal cases, allowing him to return from exile without being arrested immediately.

Pakistan court orders polls to go ahead

2013-01-31 21:45

Pakistan's powerful Supreme Court has ordered imminent general elections to go ahead as planned.

Man charged with trying to kill Musharraf

2012-02-15 10:00

US prosecutors have filed charges against a Pakistani man, alleging he plotted with al-Qaeda to attack US targets and assassinate former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf.

Former Pakistani president faces arrest

2012-01-07 22:00

A government prosecutor says former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will be arrested in connection with the killing of ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto if he returns home.

India wants 'anti-Pakistan Afghanistan'

2011-10-06 22:42

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has charged that arch-rival India is trying to create an anti-Pakistan Afghanistan as part of a bid to dominate South Asia politically and economically.

Musharraf: No US bin Laden deal

2011-05-10 20:36

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has denied there is an agreement with the US to let special forces kill or capture Osama bin Laden inside Pakistan.

Cops arrested in Bhutto case

2010-12-22 14:00

Pakistani police have arrested two police officers in court for alleged dereliction of duty over the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, says a prosecutor.

Musharraf: Pakistan at risk of coup

2010-09-30 14:15

Pakistan's former ruler Pervez Musharraf has warned that the country is at risk of a new coup, as he prepares to launch a political comeback.

Musharraf wants a comeback

2010-05-21 08:56

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said he planned to return from exile and re-enter politics, and did not rule out a new bid for the presidency.

Probe Bhutto death - UN

2010-04-16 10:34

Pakistan has come under pressure from the UN to complete its investigation into the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.


Pakistan to appeal Musharraf ruling

2014-06-14 13:01

Pakistan's government has filed an appeal with the country's Supreme Court seeking to overturn a decision allowing ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf to leave the country.

Former Pakistani president pleads not guilty

2014-03-31 11:00

Pakistan's former president, Pervez Musharraf, has pleaded not guilty to five counts of treason, as the country's judiciary becomes increasingly assertive despite its military pressures.

Pakistan's Musharraf needs US treatment - lawyers

2014-01-16 14:58

Lawyers for former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf has told a local court hearing treason charges against him, that the retired general needed medical treatment in the US.

No-show for Musharraf in treason case

2014-01-01 18:11

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has failed to show up for a hearing in the treason case against him, with his lawyers citing security threats.

Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf granted bail

2013-11-04 14:38

A Pakistani court has granted bail to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over a raid on a radical mosque, bringing closer his possible release after six months of house arrest.

Musharraf misses court over security fears

2013-08-06 10:00

Pakistan's ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf has failed to appear in court to be indicted over the murder of former premier Benazir Bhutto due to what police say are security concerns.

Ex-dictator Musharraf granted bail

2013-05-20 14:00

A court has granted bail to former president Pervez Musharraf who has been under house arrest on charges of failing to provide adequate security for Benazir Bhutto before her assassination.

Pakistani critical after jail violence

2013-05-03 17:29

A Pakistani prisoner in India has been critical after being attacked by an inmate, an official says, in tit-for-tat jail violence that has strained relations between the neighbours.

Musharraf denied bail over Bhutto killing

2013-04-24 13:04

A Pakistani court has refused to extend bail for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in connection with the murder of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a lawyer says.

Explosives found near Musharraf's house

2013-04-23 21:33

Pakistani police say they found 45kg of explosives hidden in a car near the residence where former president Pervez Musharraf is under house arrest.

Musharraf lashes out after arrest

2013-04-19 10:56

Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf has criticised allegations against him as "politically motivated" following his arrest in a case involving his decision to fire senior judges while in power.

Musharraf flees court as arrest is ordered

2013-04-18 12:18

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has been forced to flee a courtroom moments after judges ordered his arrest, dealing a fresh blow to hopes of reviving his political career.

Musharraf disqualified from election

2013-04-16 22:38

Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been disqualified from contesting Pakistani elections next month, crushing his ambition to "save" the troubled country just weeks after his return from exile.

Suicide attack kills 17 soldiers

2013-03-24 12:29

A suicide bomber rammed a water tanker into a Pakistani check post , killing 17 soldiers in the notorious tribal district of North Waziristan.

Musharraf going back to Pakistan

2013-03-01 20:01

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has announced he will return home within weeks to contest elections after nearly five years in self-imposed exile, but did not set a specific date.

Gas shortage exposes Pakistan crisis

2012-12-14 13:07

It has become a familiar sight across Pakistan in recent weeks: Long lines of cars and minibuses snaking for hundreds of metres as their frustrated drivers wait to fill up their tanks with natural gas.

Pakistan will arrest Musharraf

2012-01-18 23:53

Pakistan will arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf should he return as announced at the end of the month from three years of self-imposed exile, the interior minister has said.

7 indicted over Bhutto killing

2011-11-05 16:00

A Pakistani anti-terror court has indicted two police officers and five alleged Taliban militants over the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Musharraf says will return to Pakistan

2011-05-13 22:35

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says he will return to his homeland next year despite facing arrest warrants in connection with the slaying of an ex-prime minister.

'Incompetence' kept bin Laden hidden

2011-05-06 22:14

Former president Pervez Musharraf blames incompetence by Pakistani intelligence for allowing Osama bin Laden to live undetected in Pakistan.

Protesters at Musharraf rally

2010-10-02 17:25

Protesters are gathering in a British city ahead of a political rally to be addressed by former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf.

Musharraf backs Amir

2010-09-15 08:33

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has urged leniency for cricketer Mohammad Amir over allegations of spot-fixing.

Musharraf to form new party

2010-04-28 19:02

Pakistan's former president, Pervez Musharraf, is planning to launch a new political party in a comeback bid, say officials.

Questions for Musharraf

2009-11-18 12:09

A UN commission investigating the assassination of Pakistan's ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto has questioned former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

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