Asif Ali Zardari (born 26 July 1955) is the 11th President of Pakistan. He is co-chairman of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the widower of Benazir Bhutto, who served two nonconsecutive terms as Prime Minister.
09.07.2012 [News Tribe] - There are some strange linkages in certain chronological events that faced Pakistan in the first decade of 21st century. The trends continue. Some would label them part of 'conspiracy theories, other would call them, 'coincidences' or 'prudent planning'.
09.07.2012 [Firstpost] - Qureshi had quit the PPP and joined cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's party last year due to differences with PPP chief and President Asif Ali Zardari. Qureshi is currently vice-chairman of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf. A top Tehrik-e-Insaaf
08.07.2012 [PakTribune.com] - Sources said the attorney general of Pakistan would submit the newly elected prime minister's reply regarding the reopening of cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. On June 28, the SC had given two-week deadline to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf
08.07.2012 [PakistanToday.com.pk] - He said that this meeting is held on special directives of the President Asif Ali Zardari to resolve the problems and issues of downtrodden and poor people of this remote district. Sindh Chief Minister said that sixteen districts and seven million
03.07.2012 [Neon Tommy] - Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, pictured here in 2008, was previously unable to come to agreement with President Obama over reopening the supply line. (Wikimedia Commons). Pakistan has agreed to reopen a NATO supply line into Afghanistan after
05.07.2012 [Business Day] - Last month the prime minister lost his job after being convicted of contempt for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. In a country with an ineffective government, disastrous power cuts, Taliban violence, al-Qaeda
[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Pakistan [official website] Tuesday issued an order warning Prime Minister Yousuf Reza Gilani [BBC profile] that continued failure to comply with court rulings could result in contempt of court proceedings or his removal from office [order, PDF]. The court said that Gilani has failed to follow court orders [JURIST report] to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari [official website]. The court also accused the government of violating the constitution and ... [read post]
[JURIST] Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari [official website] on Tuesday pardoned Interior Minister Rehman Malik [official profile], convicted on corruption charges in 2004. Zardari issued the pardon after the Lahore High Court refused to throw out Malik's 2004 conviction. Malik was not present in Pakistan when he was convicted and sentenced to serve three years in prison. Last December, a Pakistani court issued an arrest warrant [JURIST report] for Malik related to the corruption charges after the ... [read post]