Musharraf is on trial for his alleged role in the raid that killed a hardline cleric in 2007.
(ISLAMABAD) — A court granted former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf bail Monday in a case related to the death of a radical cleric, paving the way for an end to his more than six-month house arrest, his defense lawyer said.
Nomination comes two days after a drone strike killed commander Hakimullah Mehsud
Khan Sayed and Mullah Fazlullah are the frontrunners
Strike comes days after Pakistan’s prime minister urged an end to drone killings during visit to Washington
The figure is lower than past statements from the government and from independent organizations
Unhelpful local police prompted higher authorities to intervene in the investigation
The prime minister made the comments hours before leaked documents showed a history of the Pakistani government secretly cooperating with the drone strike campaign
No major breakthroughs are expected, but a friendly summit would be an achievement
New reports from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch challenge the legality of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen
Bad guys chime in on peace prize
She missed out on this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, but Malala Yousafzai has already inspired a generation of Pakistani schoolgirls.
In Karachi, Pakistan’s coastal metropolis, countless residents deal with power cuts — and find creative ways to steal from and work around the country’s deeply flawed electricity grid