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By Kurt Streeter and Kurt Streeter,SUN STAFF | May 15, 2000
Nasir Chaudhry's home on a Columbia cul-de-sac is the frequent destination of academics and policy experts who want to weigh in on South Asian politics. Yesterday, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto strolled through his front door. "This is a special treat," said Chaudhry, founder and president of the Pakistan-American League. The group seeks to influence public life in Pakistan and relations between the two countries. Chaudhry, a 53-year-old dentist, revels in a self-proclaimed role as "private diplomat."
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January 6, 2008
The Parade magazine that appears in today's editions of The Sun includes an interview with Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister of Pakistan who was assassinated last month. The magazine was printed and distributed before her death.
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NEWS
January 6, 2008
The Parade magazine that appears in today's editions of The Sun includes an interview with Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister of Pakistan who was assassinated last month. The magazine was printed and distributed before her death.
NEWS
December 28, 2007
Soon after opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated yesterday, Global Voices Online and Pakistani Bloggers began receiving reports and commentary from the blogosphere. Here is a sampling: At a human level, this is a tragedy like no other. Only a few days ago I was mentioning to someone that the single most tragic person in all of Pakistan - maybe all the world - is Nusrat Bhutto. Benazir's mother. Think about it. Her husband, killed. One son poisoned. Another son assassinated.
NEWS
December 28, 2007
Soon after opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated yesterday, Global Voices Online and Pakistani Bloggers began receiving reports and commentary from the blogosphere. Here is a sampling: At a human level, this is a tragedy like no other. Only a few days ago I was mentioning to someone that the single most tragic person in all of Pakistan - maybe all the world - is Nusrat Bhutto. Benazir's mother. Think about it. Her husband, killed. One son poisoned. Another son assassinated.
NEWS
December 23, 1993
Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to head the government of a Muslim country, is also the fourth, returning to office in Pakistan where she was deposed in 1990. Turkey and Bangladesh adopted woman prime ministers in the interim.She is the Pakistani politician who best communicates with the common people, many of whom revere her. She is the one who best communicates with the West, thanks to her Harvard and Oxford education. But she is the one who communicates worst with the army generals and religious mullahs, who may constitute the real, as opposed to apparent, government.
NEWS
December 2, 1996
THE FIRST woman prime minister of an Islamic country, Benazir Bhutto disappointed all who thought she might bring stability, democracy, human rights and peace to Pakistan. She did not.Deposed by the president of Pakistan for the second time, eight years after her first election, Ms. Bhutto is only 43 and as bright and persuasive as ever. She will be, as she has defiantly made clear, heard from again.President Farooq Leghari, a former supporter, gave compelling reasons for dismissing her, including the reign of murder in Karachi, rampant corruption and her power struggle with an independent judiciary.
NEWS
By TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES | October 1, 2007
Extremism looms as a threat, but it will be contained as it has been in the past if the moderate middle can be mobilized to stand up to fanaticism. I return to lead that battle."
NEWS
By McClatchy Newspapers | December 30, 2007
NAUDERO, Pakistan -- Benazir Bhutto left a last will and testament that maps out the future for her political party and who should lead it in her absence, her husband, Asif Zardari, disclosed yesterday. The document will be presented to her Pakistan People's Party today. It's expected to include her preference for who should lead the party in her absence. Zardari himself would be a highly controversial contender. Their son, Bilawal, would win a huge amount of goodwill but is still a teenager, and Zardari appeared to rule him out yesterday.
NEWS
December 28, 2007
The attack: Former Pakistani prime minister and current opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was struck down 12 days before parliamentary elections as an unknown gunman opened fire and then blew himself up, killing 20 other people. The aftermath: Enraged crowds rioted across Pakistan. President Pervez Musharraf (left) reportedly weighed canceling the election as another opposition leader announced a boycott of the poll. PG 6A
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By Kurt Streeter and Kurt Streeter,SUN STAFF | May 15, 2000
Nasir Chaudhry's home on a Columbia cul-de-sac is the frequent destination of academics and policy experts who want to weigh in on South Asian politics. Yesterday, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto strolled through his front door. "This is a special treat," said Chaudhry, founder and president of the Pakistan-American League. The group seeks to influence public life in Pakistan and relations between the two countries. Chaudhry, a 53-year-old dentist, revels in a self-proclaimed role as "private diplomat."
NEWS
December 2, 1996
THE FIRST woman prime minister of an Islamic country, Benazir Bhutto disappointed all who thought she might bring stability, democracy, human rights and peace to Pakistan. She did not.Deposed by the president of Pakistan for the second time, eight years after her first election, Ms. Bhutto is only 43 and as bright and persuasive as ever. She will be, as she has defiantly made clear, heard from again.President Farooq Leghari, a former supporter, gave compelling reasons for dismissing her, including the reign of murder in Karachi, rampant corruption and her power struggle with an independent judiciary.
NEWS
December 23, 1993
Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to head the government of a Muslim country, is also the fourth, returning to office in Pakistan where she was deposed in 1990. Turkey and Bangladesh adopted woman prime ministers in the interim.She is the Pakistani politician who best communicates with the common people, many of whom revere her. She is the one who best communicates with the West, thanks to her Harvard and Oxford education. But she is the one who communicates worst with the army generals and religious mullahs, who may constitute the real, as opposed to apparent, government.
NEWS
December 28, 2007
April 4, 1979: Benazir Bhutto's father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, is executed for the murder of a political opponent, two years after his ouster as prime minister in a military coup. April 10, 1986: Benazir Bhutto returns from exile in London to lead the Pakistan People's Party, founded by her father. Dec. 1, 1988: Bhutto, age 35, wins parliamentary elections to become the first female prime minister of a Muslim nation. Aug. 6, 1990: President Ghulam Ishaq Khan dismisses Bhutto's government, citing corruption and a failure to control ethnic violence.
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By Los Angeles Times | January 5, 2008
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Scotland Yard investigators arrived yesterday in Pakistan to help investigate the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, although the extent of their mandate was unclear. The team of British anti-terrorism officers was dispatched after Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf, under intense criticism over the handling of the Bhutto probe, agreed to accept outside aid. Musharraf's government initially had rebuffed international participation of any kind in the Bhutto investigation.
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