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Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf in real danger, aide says after bid to blow up his car

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is on trial for treason, narrowly escaped what police called an assassination attempt as a roadside bomb went off shortly before his convoy was due to pass by early yesterday.

Friday, 4 April, 2014, 5:19pm

Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf pleads not guilty to 5 counts of treason

Former president Pervez Musharraf yesterday pleaded not guilty to five counts of treason, in the latest chapter of a long-running drama between the country's increasingly assertive judiciary and its former military ruler.

31 Mar 2014 - 10:25pm

Pakistan court says no treatment abroad for Musharraf

A court trying Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason Friday refused to allow him to go abroad for medical treatment, saying it had no authority to lift his travel ban.

The 70-year-old is facing treason charges, which can carry the death penalty, over his imposition of a state of emergency in 2007 while he was president.

31 Jan 2014 - 9:12pm

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Sharp expected to announce China job cuts

14 May 2013 - 2:57am

Pakistan court remands Musharraf over Bhutto killing

A Pakistani court on Friday slapped a three-day house arrest order on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the murder of Benazir Bhutto more than five years ago, a prosecutor said.

26 Apr 2013 - 6:25pm

Musharraf in Pakistan court over Bhutto killing

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf appeared before an anti-terrorism court on Tuesday over the murder of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, officials said.

Musharraf was driven to the court in Rawalpindi from his plush villa on the outskirts of Islamabad where he is serving a two-week arrest order for other charges dating back to his 1999-2008 rule.

24 Apr 2013 - 4:41am

Pakistan government refuses to order Musharraf treason trial

Pakistan’s caretaker government on Monday refused to put former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason, telling the Supreme Court that it was beyond its mandate.

22 Apr 2013 - 7:28pm

Musharraf moved from house arrest to police custody

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was moved into police custody after being arrested yesterday, an unprecedented move against a former army chief of staff ahead of key elections.

20 Apr 2013 - 2:20am

Police arrest former Pakistani ruler Musharraf

Police arrested former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf overnight at his home in the capital, where he had holed up following a dramatic escape from court to avoid being detained, officials said on Friday.

20 Apr 2013 - 2:19am

Musharraf flees court after judge orders his arrest

Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf fled to his heavily secured luxury villa yesterday after a court ordered he be held over charges that he illegally arrested top judges in 2007. Surrounded by bodyguards, the 69-year-old pushed past police outside the High Court in Islamabad shortly after judges refused to extend bail granted to him last month. 

19 Apr 2013 - 2:19am