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Pakistan court indicts ex-president Pervez Musharraf for treason

A Pakistani court Monday indicted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on charges relating to his 2007 imposition of emergency rule, in a historic first for a country controlled for half its history by the army. Tahira Safdar, one of three……

Fire breaks out at Pakistan hospital holding former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for ‘heart condition’

A fire broke out early Wednesday at the Pakistani hospital where former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was admitted for a heart condition, officials said. "There was a small fire incident at the hospital, but it was extinguished immediately," a source……

No-show for Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf in treason case

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf failed to show up for a hearing in the treason case against him on Wednesday, with his lawyers citing security threats. The 70-year-old stands accused over his imposition of emergency rule in November 2007, but he and his legal team have dismissed the charge…

Pakistan orders fresh murder charges against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan police on Monday registered murder charges against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in connection with the death of a radical cleric during the siege of a mosque in 2007. It is the latest in a series of charges dating back to Musharraf’s 1999-2008 rule, which the retired general has…

Pakistan’s Musharraf charged over murder of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto

Pakistan’s ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf was indicted on three counts Tuesday over the 2007 murder of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto in a gun and suicide attack, a prosecutor said. Charging a former army chief is an unprecedented move in a country ruled for more than half of its life by…

Pakistan’s ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf a no-show at murder indictment

Pakistan’s ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday failed to appear in court to be indicted over the murder of former premier Benazir Bhutto due to what police said were security concerns. Musharraf, who ruled the nuclear-armed state from 1999-2008, had been summoned to face charges of criminal conspiracy and the…

Pakistan court orders Musharraf’s arrest

A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the arrest of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for sacking judges when in power in 2007, a spokesman for his party said. The retired general immediately left the court premises in Islamabad, driving away in a convoy escorted by his bodyguards to an unknown…

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