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November 4, 1993 | Reuters
Police arrested Murtaza Bhutto, 39, the wanted younger brother of Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, when he arrived in Karachi by air Wednesday after 16 years of self-imposed exile. He is wanted in Pakistan on charges of leading an underground group accused of bombings in several cities and of hijacking a Pakistani airliner to Afghanistan and Syria in 1981 in which one man was killed. He has been living as a state guest in Syria for several years.
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December 10, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been released from jail and exiled to Saudi Arabia, the military government said early today, more than a year after it toppled his administration in a coup. "This decision has been taken in the best interest of the country and people of Pakistan," the government said in a statement carried by the state-run news agency. Army ruler Gen.
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July 29, 1988
The widow of former Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto will end her self-exile in Western Europe to campaign for her party in the November election, a Pakistan People's Party official said. Nusrat Bhutto, 54, officially took over the nation's largest political party upon her husband's execution in 1979. Since her exile in 1982, her daughter, Benazir Bhutto, has been the party's main voice.
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November 4, 1993 | Reuters
Police arrested Murtaza Bhutto, 39, the wanted younger brother of Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, when he arrived in Karachi by air Wednesday after 16 years of self-imposed exile. He is wanted in Pakistan on charges of leading an underground group accused of bombings in several cities and of hijacking a Pakistani airliner to Afghanistan and Syria in 1981 in which one man was killed. He has been living as a state guest in Syria for several years.
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December 10, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been released from jail and exiled to Saudi Arabia, the military government said early today, more than a year after it toppled his administration in a coup. "This decision has been taken in the best interest of the country and people of Pakistan," the government said in a statement carried by the state-run news agency. Army ruler Gen.
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November 30, 2001 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Afghan leaders said Thursday that they were close to agreement on a transitional government for their country, with politicians of the dominant Northern Alliance reversing course and saying they could accept both foreign peacekeepers and the ousted king as the interim head of state.
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November 29, 2001 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Afghan leaders working together for the first time in nearly 23 years to seat a transitional government--and cash in on billions in proffered foreign aid--appeared divided Wednesday over the need for foreign troops to police a country still racked by war, violence and banditry. After an all-smiles opening session a day earlier here, the tough realities of the delegates' task became apparent as U.N.
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February 21, 1995 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The legend says a poor , pious man who had lost an eye fighting foreign invaders had a startling vision: The Prophet Mohammed appeared and told him to act to stanch the seemingly endless bloodshed in this nation. Maulavi Mohammed Omar's revelation electrified boys and men studying in madrasas , or religious schools, in the southeastern city of Kandahar. They were tired of 15 years of warfare and increasing lawlessness.
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January 23, 2001 | ROBERT W. WELKOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Their names are Edris, Elaha and Elham, and until a few days ago they had never set foot in America, much less attended America's premier celebration of independent filmmaking--the Sundance Film Festival. Stepping along the ice-covered sidewalks in this town crammed with filmmakers, Hollywood executives, agents and the world's press, they pass unnoticed through the crowds.
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November 18, 2006 | David Zucchino, Times Staff Writer
For an hour, the minister of energy and water listened in silence as his employees complained about their department's dismal image: People called them lazy, corrupt and inefficient. Customers accused them of demanding bribes for the smallest services. Ismail Khan sat on a stage in a dank meeting hall and glowered beneath his wild white beard. His eyes were narrow slits beneath his fierce black eyebrows. At last he spoke. "Baseless lies!" he spat out. That was the end of it.
NEWS
September 18, 1988
The widow of former Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto returned home from self-imposed exile and said the restoration of democracy in Pakistan is a top priority. Nusrat Bhutto, whose return follows last month's death in an air crash of President Zia ul-Haq, welcomed a pledge by acting President Ghulam Ishaq Khan that elections planned for November will be fair.
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