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Summary.     Click for More > Bombers hit arms factory U.S. troops attack in Pakistan   A senior U.S. official: U.S. military forces landed at a compound to battle targets linked to recent attacks on U.S. troops in Afghanistan   Bhutto widower is new president   Asif Ali Zardari, 53, had been the front-runner in the race to replace former President Musharraf Deadly blast targets Marriott Hotel   A suicide truck bomb detonated in the heart of Islamabad, killing at least 40 people and wounding another 200 Pakistan troops 'repel US raid' US missile strike has killed up to 20 people 100 people die after 6.4 earthquake Indian allegations alarm Pakistan Rice urges tough Pakistan action Peshawar hit by deadly blast Pakistan 'feared Indian attack' Pakistan 'raids militant camp' Pakistan moves on Mumbai accused Pakistan moves troops to India border Pakistan mourners honour Bhutto
Government delays elections Militants overrun fort   Musharraf party 'lagging in poll'   The opposition parties are well ahead in the country's elections. The ruling PML-Q would be consigned to the opposition if results were confirmed Anti-Musharraf parties to share power Judges freed by new PM Car bomb blasts Danish embassy U.S.-led troops behind border deaths   Musharraf resigns
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  Pakistani President announced his resignation Monday after weeks of pressure to relinquish power.    Pervez Musharraf told the nation in a TV address that he would step down. Sumroo, speaker of the Senate and a political ally of Musharraf, will lead the country...
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1. 01-16 Militants overrun fort South Waziristan, Tribal Areas
C. 02-18 Musharraf party 'lagging in poll' Pakistan
D. 03-24 Judges freed by new PM Pakistan
08-18 Musharraf resigns Pakistan
5. 09-03 U.S. troops attack in Pakistan South Waziristan, Tribal Areas
G. 09-06 Bhutto widower is new president Pakistan
H. 09-20 Deadly blast targets Marriott Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan





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Bhutto had vote warning for U.S.   Government delays elections   Musharraf said that British investigators are heading to Pakistan to help clear up the confusion surrounding assassination of Benazir Bhutto Militants overrun fort Map of South Waziristan Pakistan  Hundreds of militants have overrun a paramilitary fort in north-west Pakistan, killing or kidnapping many troops CIA kills top al Qaeda terrorist Scotland Yard: 'Blast killed Bhutto' Blast toll rises to 27 Car bomb kills 37 ahead of vote   Musharraf party 'lagging in poll'


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Early poll 'impossible'
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Jan.8  Bhutto's son: Democracy is revenge
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Jan.22  Bhutto's niece: End 'dynastic' cronyism
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February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.7  Bhutto assassination suspects arrested
Feb.8
Feb.9  Blast at election rally
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Feb.15  Musharraf warns against protests
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Feb.18  
  The opposition parties are well ahead in the country's elections. The ruling PML-Q would be consigned to the opposition if results were confirmed
 Supporters of opposition parties including Sharif's PML-N and the PPP of the late Bhutto have been celebrating in the streets
Feb.19  Bhutto party in coalition offer Feb.20  Musharraf reaches out to rivals Feb.21  Leaders agree on coalition Feb.24  Pakistan 'sparks YouTube outage' Feb.29  30 killed in funeral blast

March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.9   Anti-Musharraf parties to share power   Shortly after making their coalition official, main opposition parties called on President Musharraf to immediately convene parliament Mar.10 Three suicide blasts kill 29
Mar.12  Al Qaeda probed over blasts Mar.14  Court quashes last Zardari graft charge Mar.15  2 die in 'foreigner' restaurant blast Mar.16  Border strike 'kills 16' Mar.22  Pakistan People's Party nominates new PM Mar.24  PM Gillani vows to free judges   Judges freed by new PM  Deposed chief justice made his first public appearance in 4 months after Yousaf Raza Gilani vowed to release all judges held since last year

April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.19  Pakistan envoy: I am Taliban hostage Apr.25 Blast ends lull in violence
Apr.30  Hopes as talks continue

May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.2  Fired judges getting jobs back May.12  Ministers set to resign

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2     Car bomb blasts Danish embassy   A massive blast targeting the Danish Embassy killed at least six people and wounded more than a dozen. An embassy worker was among the dead Jun.3  Al Qaeda linked to Danish embassy attack Jun.11   U.S.-led troops behind border deaths  Pakistan has expressed outrage at an airstrike in a disputed region along the Afghan border which it says killed 11 of its forces Jun.15 Karzai issues warning to Pakistan
Jun.28 Pakistan launches Taliban offensive

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.4 Musharraf accused of N. Korea nuke deal
Jul.6  Suicide bomb hits police Jul.10 Bhutto probe focus of U.N.-Pakistan talks Jul.11  Insurgents tried to incite border battle Jul.23 Pakistan warns of nuclear arms race

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3 Climber: 11 killed in avalanche on K2
Aug.7 Musharraf faces impeachment fight Aug.13 Musharraf calls for reconciliation Aug.18     Musharraf resigns
  Pakistani President announced his resignation Monday after weeks of pressure to relinquish power
 Pervez Musharraf told the nation in a TV address that he would step down. Sumroo, speaker of the Senate and a political ally of Musharraf, will lead the country until a new election is held by parliament. It is unclear whether Musharraf, who took power in a coup in 1999, will face prosecution now that he is out of power
 Musharraf foes set to hold talks Aug.21   Bombers hit arms factory
Map of Wah Pakistan  At least 63 people have been killed in twin suicide bombings outside a munitions factory in the town of Wah, 30km north of Islamabad Aug.23 Bhutto's widower to run for presidency Aug.25 Coalition in major split

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.3 PM's motorcade attacked
  U.S. troops attack in Pakistan Map of South Waziristan Pakistan
  A senior U.S. official: U.S. military forces landed at a compound to battle targets linked to recent attacks on U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Sep.5  Pakistan votes for new president Sep.6     Bhutto widower is new president
  Asif Ali Zardari, 53, had been the front-runner in the race to replace former President Musharraf.    The election was by lawmakers in the two houses of the National Assembly and in the four provincial assemblies. Zar...
Sep.9  Guard: Al Qaeda chief in Pakistan killed Sep.10 Pakistan orders end to foreign incursions
 US to focus on Pakistani border Sep.13  Taliban seize government office Sep.16  Pakistan orders troops to repel U.S. raids Sep.19  Bush to meet Pakistani president Sep.20   Deadly blast targets Marriott Hotel Map of Islamabad Pakistan
  A suicide truck bomb detonated in the heart of Islamabad, killing at least 40 people and wounding another 200.    Most of the fatalities appeared to be drivers who were waiting with their cars outside the Hotel, and hotel staff, most...
 Terror pledge after bomb Sep.21  Video shows Pakistan hotel truck bomb  Pakistan to target rebel hotspots Sep.22   Pakistan troops 'repel US raid'
  Pakistani troops have fired warning shots at two US helicopters forcing them back into Afghanistan  Pakistan's rulers saved from hotel bomb Sep.24  Pakistan finds 'U.S. drone wreckage'  Zardari tells Palin she's 'gorgeous'  India and Pakistan pledge talks Sep.25  Pakistan 'fires on Nato aircraft'  Shots fired in US-Pakistan clash Sep.29  Pakistanis flee into Afghanistan Sep.30  New spy chief appointed  Man blamed for Bhutto killing is dead  Several killed in US drone attack

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Oct.3  Missile kills at least 20 in tribal region Oct.5  Rockets miss politician's home Oct.9  Bomb hits school bus Oct.10  Suicide attack on tribal gathering kills 18 Oct.12 Suspected U.S. strike kills 4
Oct.21  Trade route opens within Kashmir Oct.27   US missile strike has killed up to 20 people   Pakistani intelligence officials claim that the strike in South Waziristan has killed up to twenty people Oct.29   100 people die after 6.4 earthquake   At least 100 people die after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in the city of Ziarat. Over 50,000 people have been made homeless and 300 feared de...

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  Strong aftershock measuring 5.0 Nov.6  15 militants killed in airstrike  Suicide attacks kill 24 Nov.12  Iranian diplomat kidnapped Nov.14  Taliban leader: We have no faith in Obama Nov.15  Pakistan borrows $7.6B from IMF Nov.16  Pakistan blocks U.S. convoy route Nov.20 Pakistan warns U.S. over missile strike
Nov.21 UK militant 'killed in Pakistan' Nov.22  Suspected U.S. drone kills 4 Nov.29  Suspected U.S. missile kills 3 in Pakistan     Indian allegations alarm Pakistan  Pakistan has expressed concern about rising tensions with India following allegations that gunmen who attacked Mumbai had Pakistani links

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  India makes protest to Pakistan Dec.3 US urges Pakistan help on Mumbai
 Police: suspect admits Pakistan link     Rice urges tough Pakistan action   US Secretary of State has called on the Pakistani government to take a 'tough line' on terrorism after arriving in Islamabad for talks Dec.5   Peshawar hit by deadly blast   At least 16 people have been killed and some 70 injured in a heavily populated area outside a Shia mosque and near the central bazaar Dec.6     Pakistan 'feared Indian attack'   Senior Pakistani diplomat: Pakistan feared India was planning to launch a military strike at the height of tensions over the Mumbai attacks Dec.7  Militant attack burns NATO containers     Pakistan 'raids militant camp'  Several loud explosions and a helicopter has been seen at a camp used by the banned group Lashkar-e-Taiba in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir  Rice: Mumbai attacks planned in Pakistan Dec.9 Pakistan snubs India over arrests Dec.10  U.N. sanctions alleged Lashkar members Dec.11     Pakistan moves on Mumbai accused  Pakistan has put Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, an Islamic leader linked to the Mumbai attacks, under house arrest Dec.13  Taliban renew attack on NATO cargo Dec.15 U.S.: India prepared for strike on Pakistan Dec.17  Zardari rejects Mumbai 'claims' Dec.26     Pakistan moves troops to India border
  Pakistani troops have been moved from western border with Afghanistan to the Indian border amid fears of an Indian ground incursion US warning on South Asia tension     Pakistan mourners honour Bhutto  Tens of thousands of people have gathered at the mausoleum of Benazir Bhutto to mark the first anniversary of her assassination  U.N. to launch Bhutto death investigation Dec.27  Pakistan plays down tensions with India Dec.28 Many dead in bomb blast Dec.29  Pakistan suspends Afghan supplies Dec.30  Pakistan urges India to pull back troops


Militants overrun fort Map of South Waziristan Pakistan  Hundreds of militants have overrun a paramilitary fort in north-west Pakistan, killing or kidnapping many troops CIA kills top al Qaeda terrorist U.S.-led troops behind border deaths  Pakistan has expressed outrage at an airstrike in a disputed region along the Afghan border which it says killed 11 of its forces Pakistan launches Taliban offensive Musharraf accused of N. Korea nuke deal Pakistan warns of nuclear arms race Bombers hit arms factory Map of Wah Pakistan  At least 63 people have been killed in twin suicide bombings outside a munitions factory in the town of Wah, 30km north of Islamabad U.S. troops attack in Pakistan Map of South Waziristan Pakistan




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Mar.16  Border strike 'kills 16'
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Jul.11  Insurgents tried to incite border battle
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  A senior U.S. official: U.S. military forces landed at a compound to battle targets linked to recent attacks on U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Sep.10 Pakistan orders end to foreign incursions Sep.10  US to focus on Pakistani border Sep.13  Taliban seize government office Sep.16  Pakistan orders troops to repel U.S. raids Sep.21  Pakistan to target rebel hotspots Sep.22 Pakistan troops 'repel US raid'
  Pakistani troops have fired warning shots at two US helicopters forcing them back into Afghanistan Sep.24  Pakistan finds 'U.S. drone wreckage' Sep.25  Pakistan 'fires on Nato aircraft' Sep.25  Shots fired in US-Pakistan clash Sep.29  Pakistanis flee into Afghanistan Sep.30  Several killed in US drone attack Oct.3  Missile kills at least 20 in tribal region Oct.5  Rockets miss politician's home Oct.12 Suspected U.S. strike kills 4 Oct.27 US missile strike has killed up to 20 people   Pakistani intelligence officials claim that the strike in South Waziristan has killed up to twenty people Nov.6  15 militants killed in airstrike Nov.16  Pakistan blocks U.S. convoy route Nov.20 Pakistan warns U.S. over missile strike Nov.21 UK militant 'killed in Pakistan' Nov.22  Suspected U.S. drone kills 4 Nov.29  Suspected U.S. missile kills 3 in Pakistan Dec.6   Pakistan 'feared Indian attack'   Senior Pakistani diplomat: Pakistan feared India was planning to launch a military strike at the height of tensions over the Mumbai attacks Dec.7  Militant attack burns NATO containers Dec.7   Pakistan 'raids militant camp'  Several loud explosions and a helicopter has been seen at a camp used by the banned group Lashkar-e-Taiba in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir Dec.13  Taliban renew attack on NATO cargo Dec.15 U.S.: India prepared for strike on Pakistan Dec.26   Pakistan moves troops to India border  Pakistani troops have been moved from western border with Afghanistan to the Indian border amid fears of an Indian ground incursion Dec.29  Pakistan suspends Afghan supplies Dec.30  Pakistan urges India to pull back troops



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2008 Aug.3 Climber: 11 killed in avalanche on K2
Oct.29 100 people die after 6.4 earthquake   At least 100 people die after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in the city of Ziarat. Over 50,000 people have been made homeless and 300 feared de... Nov.1  Strong aftershock measuring 5.0



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2008 Aug.3 Climber: 11 killed in avalanche on K2




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2008 Feb.24  Pakistan 'sparks YouTube outage' Oct.21  Trade route opens within Kashmir Nov.15  Pakistan borrows $7.6B from IMF



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2008 Feb.7  Bhutto assassination suspects arrested Feb.8 Scotland Yard: 'Blast killed Bhutto'
Feb.9  Blast at election rally Feb.10 Blast toll rises to 27 Feb.16 Car bomb kills 37 ahead of vote Feb.29  30 killed in funeral blast Mar.10 Three suicide blasts kill 29 Mar.12  Al Qaeda probed over blasts Mar.14  Court quashes last Zardari graft charge Mar.15  2 die in 'foreigner' restaurant blast Mar.24 Judges freed by new PM  Deposed chief justice made his first public appearance in 4 months after Yousaf Raza Gilani vowed to release all judges held since last year Apr.19  Pakistan envoy: I am Taliban hostage Apr.25 Blast ends lull in violence Jun.2   Car bomb blasts Danish embassy   A massive blast targeting the Danish Embassy killed at least six people and wounded more than a dozen. An embassy worker was among the dead Jun.3  Al Qaeda linked to Danish embassy attack Jul.6  Suicide bomb hits police Aug.21 Bombers hit arms factory Map of Wah Pakistan  At least 63 people have been killed in twin suicide bombings outside a munitions factory in the town of Wah, 30km north of Islamabad Sep.3 PM's motorcade attacked Sep.9  Guard: Al Qaeda chief in Pakistan killed Sep.20 Deadly blast targets Marriott Hotel Map of Islamabad Pakistan
  A suicide truck bomb detonated in the heart of Islamabad, killing at least 40 people and wounding another 200.    Most of the fatalities appeared to be drivers who were waiting with their cars outside the Hotel, and hotel staff, most...
Sep.20  Terror pledge after bomb Sep.21  Video shows Pakistan hotel truck bomb Sep.22  Pakistan's rulers saved from hotel bomb Sep.30  New spy chief appointed Sep.30  Man blamed for Bhutto killing is dead Oct.1  UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Oct.5  Rockets miss politician's home Oct.9  Bomb hits school bus Oct.10  Suicide attack on tribal gathering kills 18 Nov.6  Suicide attacks kill 24 Nov.12  Iranian diplomat kidnapped Dec.3  Police: suspect admits Pakistan link Dec.5 Peshawar hit by deadly blast   At least 16 people have been killed and some 70 injured in a heavily populated area outside a Shia mosque and near the central bazaar Dec.7  Rice: Mumbai attacks planned in Pakistan Dec.9 Pakistan snubs India over arrests Dec.10  U.N. sanctions alleged Lashkar members Dec.11   Pakistan moves on Mumbai accused  Pakistan has put Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, an Islamic leader linked to the Mumbai attacks, under house arrest Dec.26  U.N. to launch Bhutto death investigation Dec.28 Many dead in bomb blast



Pakistan, 2008 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.1  Early poll 'impossible' Jan.1 Bhutto had vote warning for U.S.
Jan.2   Government delays elections   Musharraf said that British investigators are heading to Pakistan to help clear up the confusion surrounding assassination of Benazir Bhutto Jan.8  Bhutto's son: Democracy is revenge Jan.22  Bhutto's niece: End 'dynastic' cronyism Feb.9  Blast at election rally Feb.15  Musharraf warns against protests Feb.18   Musharraf party 'lagging in poll'
  The opposition parties are well ahead in the country's elections. The ruling PML-Q would be consigned to the opposition if results were confirmed
 Supporters of opposition parties including Sharif's PML-N and the PPP of the late Bhutto have been celebrating in the streets
Feb.19  Bhutto party in coalition offer Feb.20  Musharraf reaches out to rivals Feb.21  Leaders agree on coalition Feb.24  Pakistan 'sparks YouTube outage' Mar.9 Anti-Musharraf parties to share power   Shortly after making their coalition official, main opposition parties called on President Musharraf to immediately convene parliament Mar.22  Pakistan People's Party nominates new PM Mar.24  PM Gillani vows to free judges Mar.24 Judges freed by new PM  Deposed chief justice made his first public appearance in 4 months after Yousaf Raza Gilani vowed to release all judges held since last year Apr.19  Pakistan envoy: I am Taliban hostage Apr.30  Hopes as talks continue May.2  Fired judges getting jobs back May.12  Ministers set to resign Jun.15 Karzai issues warning to Pakistan
Jul.4 Musharraf accused of N. Korea nuke deal Jul.10 Bhutto probe focus of U.N.-Pakistan talks Jul.23 Pakistan warns of nuclear arms race Aug.7 Musharraf faces impeachment fight Aug.13 Musharraf calls for reconciliation Aug.18   Musharraf resigns
  Pakistani President announced his resignation Monday after weeks of pressure to relinquish power
 Pervez Musharraf told the nation in a TV address that he would step down. Sumroo, speaker of the Senate and a political ally of Musharraf, will lead the country until a new election is held by parliament. It is unclear whether Musharraf, who took power in a coup in 1999, will face prosecution now that he is out of power
Aug.18  Musharraf foes set to hold talks Aug.23 Bhutto's widower to run for presidency
Aug.25 Coalition in major split Sep.5  Pakistan votes for new president Sep.6   Bhutto widower is new president
  Asif Ali Zardari, 53, had been the front-runner in the race to replace former President Musharraf.    The election was by lawmakers in the two houses of the National Assembly and in the four provincial assemblies. Zar...
Sep.19  Bush to meet Pakistani president Sep.20  Terror pledge after bomb Sep.24  Zardari tells Palin she's 'gorgeous' Sep.24  India and Pakistan pledge talks Sep.30  New spy chief appointed Oct.1  UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Nov.12  Iranian diplomat kidnapped Nov.14  Taliban leader: We have no faith in Obama Nov.20 Pakistan warns U.S. over missile strike
Nov.29   Indian allegations alarm Pakistan  Pakistan has expressed concern about rising tensions with India following allegations that gunmen who attacked Mumbai had Pakistani links Dec.1  India makes protest to Pakistan Dec.3 US urges Pakistan help on Mumbai Dec.3   Rice urges tough Pakistan action   US Secretary of State has called on the Pakistani government to take a 'tough line' on terrorism after arriving in Islamabad for talks Dec.6   Pakistan 'feared Indian attack'   Senior Pakistani diplomat: Pakistan feared India was planning to launch a military strike at the height of tensions over the Mumbai attacks Dec.7  Rice: Mumbai attacks planned in Pakistan Dec.9 Pakistan snubs India over arrests Dec.17  Zardari rejects Mumbai 'claims' Dec.26 US warning on South Asia tension Dec.26   Pakistan mourners honour Bhutto  Tens of thousands of people have gathered at the mausoleum of Benazir Bhutto to mark the first anniversary of her assassination Dec.26  U.N. to launch Bhutto death investigation Dec.27  Pakistan plays down tensions with India Dec.29  Pakistan suspends Afghan supplies Dec.30  Pakistan urges India to pull back troops