Decision by marks the first time Musharraf, or any former army chief in Pakistan, has been charged with a crime
Action follows specific threat, which is ‘not related to other embassy closures’
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Pakistan’s new Prime Minister has said he plans to prosecute the man who ousted him from power in a military coup in 1999 for treason – a crime that carries a maximum penalty of death by hanging.
The body of an Indian man convicted more than 20 years ago in Pakistan on terrorism and spying charges, is being flown back to India after he died following an attack in a jail in Lahore. The incident has the potential to fuel the opinions of hardliners on both side of the border.
Police arrested the former dictator overnight
The British UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism Ben Emmerson has echoed calls from Pakistan for the Americans to stop drone attacks in the country.
A late-night deal reached between Pakistan’s government and the religious cleric Tahir ul Qadri has quelled four days of anti-government protests which drew tens of thousands of supporters and paralysed the capital.
Instinctive braking and muttered epithets: That is the universal response to the telltale flash of light indicating a driver has been caught on camera cruising over the speed limit.
Pakistani court dismisses all charges against her and rules evidence was planted
An alleged terrorist leader with a $10m bounty on his head has offered aid to the US following a devastating Superstorm.
Former cricketer hails anti-drones protest a success despite being prevented from entering tribal zone
From Thurso to Truro, communities came together yesterday in a riot of bunting and Union Flags despite the rain and overcast skies. An estimated six million people sat down to tens of thousands of jubilee-themed lunches across the UK, with 10,000 alone partying in Greenwich.
Women fear being ostracised if Oscar winning documentary is screened in homeland
Pilot was preparing to land when the plane crashed in bad weather on farmland near capital
Having set a date for pulling British forces out of Afghanistan, ministers are being too passive - and are not even selling the policy