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Pakistani authorities vowed Tuesday to use the international police agency Interpol to arrest former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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Pakistan PM: Musharraf will 'certainly' be arrestedupdated: Fri Jan 27 2012 10:31:00

Pakistan's former leader Pervez Musharraf will "certainly" be arrested if he returns to Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Friday.

Pakistani Senate wants Musharraf tried for treasonupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 09:21:00

Pakistan's upper house of parliament passed a resolution demanding Pervez Musharraf be arrested and tried for treason for unconstitutional acts during his regime, a senator said.

Ex-generals say Pakistan's Musharraf should be allowed homeupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 05:30:00

Former top Pakistani military officers Sunday called for Pakistan's former strongman to be allowed back without facing arrest and condemned what they called the "bashing" of the country's armed forces.

Musharraf plans return to Pakistanupdated: Thu Jan 19 2012 05:58:00

Brian Todd reports on Pervez Musharraf's stated desire to return to Pakistan. Will he be arrested?

Party: Musharraf reassessing return home after government warning updated: Thu Jan 19 2012 05:58:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is reassessing a planned return home after the government warned he will be detained as soon as he sets foot in the nation, his political party said Thursday.

Musharraf warned again: Return home and you will be arrestedupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 22:47:00

Pakistan reiterated Wednesday that it will arrest former President Pervez Musharraf should he return home after three years of self-imposed exile.

Musharraf: I succeeded as Pakistani leader, others failedupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 12:51:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who has vowed to return to Pakistan and run for office despite authorities' threat of arrest, maintained in an interview Monday that he successfully led the nation while others failed.

Musharraf on nuclear securityupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 09:22:00

CNN's Fareed Zakaria speaks with Pervez Musharraf about the security of Pakistan's nuclear weapons.

Pervez Musharraf: The career of Pakistan's strongmanupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 09:22:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf came to power in a bloodless military coup in 1999 when he was chief of Pakistan's army. He held power until the 2008 elections after which he resigned. Since then he has lived in self-imposed exile in London. In late 2010 he launched the All Pakistan Muslim League party with a view to running for office in 2013. Musharraf now says he plans to return to his home country sometime at the end of January.

Musharraf: Obama is arrogantupdated: Fri May 27 2011 05:57:00

U.S. President Barack Obama is showing "arrogance" in the aftermath of a mission that killed terror leader Osama bin Laden, said former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in an interview that aired on CNN Thursday night.

Pakistan court reissues arrest warrant for former president Musharrafupdated: Sun Feb 20 2011 05:35:00

A court in Pakistan reissued an arrest warrant Saturday for former President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a public prosecutor told CNN.

Arrest warrant issued for former Pakistani President Musharrafupdated: Sat Feb 12 2011 06:32:00

A court in Pakistan issued an arrest warrant Saturday for former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a public prosecutor told CNN.

Musharraf to attempt comebackupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 01:14:00

CNN's Becky Anderson talks to Pervez Musharraf about his return to politics.

Musharraf jumps back into Pakistani politicsupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 01:14:00

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has returned to the political stage in Pakistan, which he describes as a "demoralized" nation that needs an injection of vigor and leadership.

Pakistan's Musharraf launches new political partyupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 03:48:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, once one of the United States' strongest allies in the fight against terrorism, launches a new political party Friday as he ramps up for what looks like another run at the top job.

Pakistan's Musharraf ramps up for apparent presidential runupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 03:16:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, once one of the United States' strongest allies in the fight against terrorism, is ramping up for what looks like another run at the top job.

Musharraf vows return to Pakistani politicsupdated: Thu May 20 2010 20:54:00

The Former Pakistani President talks about re-election, Benazir Bhutto, Facebook and the Times Square terror attempt.

Ex-president Musharraf vows return to Pakistan politicsupdated: Thu May 20 2010 20:54:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf plans to return to Pakistan and to re-enter politics, he told CNN Thursday.

Connector of the Day: Pervez Musharrafupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 01:45:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on becoming one of the biggest stars on Facebook.

Musharraf not ruling out return to politicsupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 01:45:00

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who resigned under pressure two years ago, is not ruling out a return to politics.

Investigators quiz Musharraf over Bhutto assassinationupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 01:53:00

A United Nations commission investigating the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto said Tuesday that it met with Pervez Musharraf, the military ruler who was in power at the time.

Musharraf faces possible arrest on return to Pakistanupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 15:19:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf faces possible arrest if he returns, Pakistani officials said Tuesday.

Pakistan: Court says Musharraf's actions 'illegal'updated: Sat Aug 01 2009 06:21:00

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday declared that the 2007 emergency decree imposed on the country by former President Pervez Musharraf was unconstitutional, Pakistan's attorney general said.

Musharraf not ruling out running for officeupdated: Fri May 15 2009 01:13:00

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who took control in a bloodless coup and left office under threat of impeachment, is not ruling out the possibility that he'll run for office once the law allows.

Musharraf on U.S. strikesupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 22:26:00

Pervez Musharraf gives his thoughts on U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan.

Judges return as Pakistan prepares for pollsupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 11:57:00

Three top judges whose ousting by former President Pervez Musharraf sparked months of unrest and political fighting in Pakistan were reinstated on Friday.

Bhutto's widower offered presidential placeupdated: Fri Aug 22 2008 12:27:00

The party of assassinated Benazir Bhutto has nominated her widower to be Pakistan's next president, a party spokesman said Friday.

Bombings rock Pakistan ahead of electionsupdated: Fri Aug 22 2008 09:58:00

The Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for dual suicide bombings at a Pakistani military arms factory that police said killed 66 people and wounded more than 70 others.

Time.com: Why Musharraf Failedupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 19:00:00

The general seized power not for himself but on behalf of the army. His mistake was to believe he was indispensable

Musharraf resignsupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 18:59:00

Reza Sayah has the latest on the situation in Pakistan after its president announces his resignation.

Musharraf's resignation acceptedupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 22:58:00

The resignation of Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf has been accepted with immediate effect by national lawmakers, a Pakistan official said.

White House: U.S. had nothing to do with resignationupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 22:30:00

The United States and Britain praised Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's contribution to the war on terror while the Bush administration claimed no role in the leader's resignation Monday.

Pakistani President Resignsupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 22:30:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation to avoid impeachment.

What next for Musharraf and Pakistan?updated: Mon Aug 18 2008 10:05:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has announced his resignation after weeks of pressure to relinquish power. But where does this leave Pakistan and the man who led it for almost a decade? Will the impeachment process continue against Musharraf? Musharraf has made many enemies since he seized power in a bloodless coup in 1999, deposing then prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Time.com: In Pakistan, Musharraf Bows Outupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 10:00:00

Nearly nine years after he seized power in a bloodless coup, Pakistan's President has decided to call it a day

Time.com: Pakistan's Musharraf to Resignupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 05:15:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation, ending an eight-year tenure that opponents said was hampering the country's labored return to democracy

Time.com: Musharraf Given Departure Deadlineupdated: Sat Aug 16 2008 15:00:00

A top ruling party official on Saturday gave Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf a two-day deadline to quit or face impeachment proceedings

Time.com: Musharraf's Very Long Goodbyeupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 14:15:00

The former dictator is destined to move on, but the maneuvering over just how it will happen continues

Musharraf 'not resigning' over impeachmentupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 06:24:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is negotiating through "back-channel contacts" to reach a compromise that would let him avoid impeachment, according to an official with the pro-Musharraf political party, PML-Q.

New vote piles pressure on Musharraf to quitupdated: Wed Aug 13 2008 05:44:00

The third of Pakistan's four provincial assemblies passed a resolution Wednesday calling for Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to step down or face impeachment.

Second assembly urges Musharraf to resignupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 09:59:00

The second of Pakistan's four provincial assemblies has passed a resolution calling for President Pervez Musharraf to step down or face impeachment.

Pressure grows on Musharraf to quitupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 13:30:00

One of Pakistan's four provincial assemblies passed a resolution Monday calling for President Pervez Musharraf to leave office -- the latest tack by Pakistani lawmakers pressuring the politically embattled president to step down or face impeachment.

Pakistan parliament to address Musharraf impeachmentupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 08:52:00

Pakistan's lower house of parliament convenes Monday evening with the task of removing President Pervez Musharraf from office high on its to-do list.

Zakaria: Raw power and self-interest in Pakistanupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 01:05:00

The head of Pakistan's ruling coalition announced Thursday that the government will move to impeach President Pervez Musharraf.

Pakistan coalition to pursue Musharraf impeachmentupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 01:01:00

The head of Pakistan's ruling coalition announced Thursday that the government will move to impeach President Pervez Musharraf.

Analysis: Impeaching Musharrafupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 01:01:00

An expert talks about the impact of a possible impeachement of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

Time.com: Musharraf in the Crosshairsupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 14:00:00

Pakistan's embattled president now faces impeachment charges, and with his often warring opponents closing ranks against him, the prospects for his survival don't look good

Musharraf Beijing bound despite home turmoilupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 11:33:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will attend Friday's opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in China, despite an earlier report that he scrapped the trip amid a brewing political standoff in his home country.

Bomber strikes near rallyupdated: Tue Jul 08 2008 00:39:00

An suicide bomber struck near a rally and police station in Pakistan's capital Sunday.

Pakistan lawyers march for fired judgesupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 14:51:00

Hundreds of Pakistani lawyers and flag-waving activists launched a cross-country march toward Islamabad on Monday to demand the restoration of judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf.

Time.com: Musharraf Resists Pressure to Quitupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 14:00:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf vowed Saturday to resist pressure for him to resign

Time.com: Musharraf Denies Resignation Rumorupdated: Fri May 30 2008 05:00:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf dismissed mounting speculation he is preparing to resign while his political opponents and media on Friday clamored for his departure

Pakistan coalition crumbles as ministers resignupdated: Wed May 14 2008 10:17:00

The junior partner in Pakistan's fragile coalition quit the government Tuesday, saying it has not delivered on a promise to restore judges that President Pervez Musharraf fired.

Time.com: Why Pakistan's Government Collapsedupdated: Mon May 12 2008 14:00:00

Failure to agree on reinstating sacked judges may reveal a deeper schism over how to handle President Musharraf

Time.com: Pakistan Mulls Talking with Terrorists updated: Thu Apr 10 2008 12:00:00

As a new parliament convenes, the consensus is that the US war hasn't worked and that it's time for a new approach

Pakistanis lash out at U.S. 'meddling'updated: Thu Mar 27 2008 07:49:00

On editorial pages and in the streets, incensed Pakistanis accused an impatient America on Thursday of meddling in the country's affairs even before it was done naming a new cabinet.

Musharraf swears in old foe as new PMupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 22:05:00

Yousaf Raza Gilani was sworn in as Pakistan's new prime minister Tuesday by the same man he blames for jailing him for five years -- President Pervez Musharraf.

Time.com: Undoing Musharraf in Pakistanupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 13:00:00

A new Prime Minister promises to restore democracy and reverse the dictator's recent moves. But how far can he go without compromising the war on terror?

Prime minister nominatedupdated: Sun Mar 23 2008 22:30:00

Yousuf Raza Gillani, Pakistan's new nominee for prime minister, may not be in power for long. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Showdown looms as Pakistan parliament convenesupdated: Tue Mar 18 2008 02:08:00

Pakistan's parliament convened Monday and within minutes, it was apparent that the session in the coming days will devolve into a showdown between the newly-elected lawmakers and beleaguered President Pervez Musharraf.

Battle lines drawn over ousted Pakistan judgesupdated: Mon Mar 10 2008 16:09:00

Pakistan's attorney general Monday rejected a plan by opposition lawmakers to reinstate the country's ousted Supreme Court justices within 30 days of parliament's first session.

Time.com: Will a Coalition Mean Musharraf's End? updated: Mon Mar 10 2008 14:00:00

Two rival parties have united against Pakistan's unpopular President, signaling that the battlefield has changed

Anti-Musharraf coalitionupdated: Mon Mar 10 2008 05:39:00

Pakistan's new political coalition aims to diminish the role of President Pervez Musharraf. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Anti-Musharraf parties to form new governmentupdated: Sun Mar 09 2008 19:37:00

Shortly after making their coalition official, Pakistan's main opposition parties on Sunday called on President Pervez Musharraf to immediately convene parliament.

Time.com: Food Price Hikes Roil Pakistanupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 11:00:00

Musharraf's party lost the election because of the price of flour and food. It's the foremost problem facing the next government

Time.com: Will Musharraf Step Down? updated: Mon Feb 25 2008 08:00:00

Speculation is growing in Pakistan over the leader's future after a decisive election defeat. Though he has vowed to remain, some say he would take a graceful exit

Blocked Pakistan TV station back on airupdated: Sat Feb 23 2008 07:08:00

A Pakistani television cable and satellite channel resumed programming Saturday morning, several hours after it was abruptly shut down for reportedly upsetting the president.

Pakistan TV station forced off airupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 16:57:00

A Pakistani television station was abruptly shut down Friday, after it allowed two broadcasters who had been banned by the government to appear on air, a station official said.

Time.com: Musharraf's Loss: Trouble for U.S.updated: Thu Feb 21 2008 11:00:00

A key ally in the war on terror sees his power diminishing, and his challengers don't necessarily share U.S. priorities

Analysis: What if Pakistan's opposition wins?updated: Thu Feb 21 2008 09:33:00

Italian politicians in times of political turmoil have been known to call impending elections a "bridge to the unknown." This is an apt metaphor for the nationwide parliamentary vote set to occur in Pakistan on Monday.

Bhutto's widower calls for unityupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 18:16:00

The husband of assassinated Benazir Bhutto has called for a government of national unity -- but failed to say how it would work with President Pervez Musharraf.

Time.com: Can Musharraf Survive?updated: Wed Feb 20 2008 09:00:00

A rout in parliamentary elections leaves the President defiant but vulnerable -- if his political foes can unite

Musharraf faces call to resignupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 19:50:00

The ruling party of Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf admitted defeat in parliamentary elections Tuesday, and one senior opposition leader said it was time for the president to step down.

Time.com: Coalition Threat to Musharrafupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 05:00:00

Having seen his party crushed in Pakistan's general elections, the President could see his grip on power broken

Pakistan's political parties explainedupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 05:57:00

Pakistan will hold parliamentary elections Monday, with political parties competing for 272 seats in the National Assembly.

Pakistan electionsupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 01:47:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton asks political analyst Shuja Nawaz about Pakistan's upcoming election.

Time.com: Q&A with a Lawyerly Rabble-Rouserupdated: Sat Feb 16 2008 11:00:00

TIME's Aryn Baker spoke recently to Aitzaz Ahsan, the leader of the lawyers protests that shook the regime of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf

The state of Pakistanupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:22:00

CNN's Jennifer Eccleston looks at the state of Pakistan, its relationship with the U.S., and the upcoming elections.

Is Musharraf losing his grip?updated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:22:00

Deadly suicide bombings are becoming an accepted part of daily life in Pakistan, with each new attack appearing to chip away at President Pervez Musharraf's waning popularity.

Poll: Terror support slidesupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:18:00

A survey of Pakistan public opinion anticipates a PPP lead in coming elections. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Polls: Musharraf, al Qaeda losing supportupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:18:00

Support from Pakistanis for al Qaeda and the Taliban has plummeted in Pakistan, and so has their confidence in the current government, according to two recently released nationwide polls.

Musharraf plays down attacks in Afghan border regionupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:12:00

President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan played down the impact of recent attacks in a region that borders Afghanistan, saying Tuesday they were "pinpricks" that his government must manage.

Bus plunges into gorgeupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:12:00

A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims plunged into a gorge in the Nashik District of India, killing at least 37 people.

Musharraf: Troops told to shootupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:09:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said that his government will instruct troops to shoot anyone trying to disrupt next month's parliamentary elections, according to the state-run news agency.

Musharraf to West: 'We have our own brains'updated: Fri Jan 25 2008 09:41:00

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf lashed out Thursday at what he called Western "intellectual arrogance" toward his country, angrily dismissing claims that rising unpopularity has undermined his authority.

Time.com: Musharraf Urges Patience from Westupdated: Mon Jan 21 2008 15:00:00

President Pervez Musharraf promised Monday that Pakistan will hold fair elections next month and urged the West to be more patient

Nawaz Sharif speaksupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 02:52:00

A key opposition leader in Pakistan accuses President Musharraf of vote rigging. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.

Musharraf denies Bhutto death roleupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 02:52:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto ignored government warnings -- and defended himself against accusations that he had a role in her slaying.

Candidates hustle to show their Pakistan 101 skillsupdated: Sun Dec 30 2007 19:17:00

U.S. presidential candidates sought Sunday to use their response to the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto as an example of their expertise in international affairs.

Time.com: A Real End to Pakistan's Emergency?updated: Sat Dec 15 2007 14:00:00

Musharraf may have lifted the order, but with elections on the horizon, many of his recent draconian measures endure

Musharraf promises 'fair' elections, to lift emergency ruleupdated: Sun Dec 09 2007 18:06:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has promised to lift the controversial emergency rule he imposed on his country last month and says the upcoming parliamentary elections will be "free and fair."

Musharraf: State of emergency will end before electionsupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 22:36:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced Thursday that he will end a state of emergency on December 16 ahead of upcoming elections -- a key demand by the United States and opposition leaders.

Time.com: Musharraf Sets a New Deadlineupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 13:00:00

The newly civilian President has scheduled a Dec. 16 end to military rule, a move that puts his rivals, Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto, in a tight spot

Musharraf steps down as army chiefupdated: Wed Nov 28 2007 10:47:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf stepped down as the country's military leader Wednesday, the day before he was to be sworn in for a third presidential term -- as a civilian.

Time.com: Musharraf's Strategic Retreatupdated: Wed Nov 28 2007 09:00:00

Viewpoint: President Pervez Musharraf steps down as army chief. But his damage to Pakistan won't be repaired soon

Musharraf to quit army 'this week'updated: Tue Nov 27 2007 11:31:00

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf, under pressure to end a state of emergency that critics say he is using to keep his grip on power, will step down as the country's military leader on Wednesday, his spokesman said.

Police crack down as former PM prepares to return to Pakistanupdated: Sat Nov 24 2007 22:20:00

As Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was confirmed for a third term Saturday, the prime minister he overthrew in 1999 announced his plans to return home Sunday.

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