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Police questions Musharraf, his farmhouse declared ‘sub-jail’

A police team today visited former President Pervez Musharraf’s farmhouse, declared a “sub-jail” by authorities, and questioned him about the detention of more than 60 judges during the emergency of 2007.

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan’s strongman under arrest

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s first ex-military ruler to be arrested, is a washed-up political force whose dreams of a triumphant homecoming have been crushed by allegations of treason and murder.

Security beefed up at Musharraf’s farmhouse

Pakistani authorities today changed the chiefs of all police stations in the federal capital and beefed up security around former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s farmhouse hours after a court cancelled his bail and directed police to arrest him.

Musharraf flees from court premises after arrest order

Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf was today ordered to be arrested immediately by a court here over the sacking of 60 judges during emergency rule in 2007, but amid high drama he fled from the premises despite thick security blanket.

Pervez Musharraf’s nomination papers rejected

Quashing his political ambitions, a Pakistani election tribunal today barred former military dictator Pervez Musharraf from running for parliament in the only constituency where his nomination papers for the May 11 general elections had been accepted.

Pakistani Taliban stop children from going to schools

The Pakistani Taliban have barred children from going to schools in North Waziristan after security forces set up a road block as part of security measures in Miranshah town, according to a media report today.

Pak tribunal upholds rejection of Musharraf’s nomination


Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s efforts to seek election to parliament suffered another setback today when a tribunal barred him from contesting the May 11 polls from a constituency in the Pakistani capital.

Pak election tribunal rejects Musharraf’s appeal


A Pakistani election tribunal today rejected former President Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against the rejection of his nomination papers for a parliamentary constituency in the southern port city of Karachi.

Imran’s party admits presence of Kashmiri jihadi forces in Pak


Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s party has acknowledged “Kashmiri jihadi forces” active in Pakistan as one of key factors driving “terror and lawlessness” within the country.

Pak witness identifies one accused in 26/11 case

A witness today identified one of seven Pakistani men charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks as the person who had bought inflatable boats used by the terrorists involved in the assault on India’s financial hub.

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