Pakistan's Musharraf survives apparent assassination attempt

Apr 3, 2014

Pakistan's Musharraf survives apparent assassination attempt

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 early Thursday. The bomb was planted on Musharraf’s route from ...

Pakistan court indicts former President Musharraf for treason

Mar 31, 2014

Pakistan court indicts former President 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 of its history by the army. Tahira Safdar, one of three judges ...

Musharraf says army backs him over treason 'vendetta'

Dec 29, 2013

Musharraf says army backs him over treason 'vendetta'

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Sunday denounced treason charges against him as a “vendetta,” and said he had the backing of the country’s powerful army. The 70-year-old told reporters the “whole army” was upset with the treason allegations, in his first comments ...

Apr 19, 2013

Musharraf faces arrest for sacking judges

A Pakistani court Thursday ordered the arrest of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for his controversial decision to dismiss judges when he imposed emergency rule in 2007. It was not immediately clear if or when the retired general would be arrested. Musharraf was driven ...