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 an ...

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 to ...

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 from ...