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.


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.

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