Intention to return
2011-12-20 09:45:13 GMT : (Benazir Bhutto/Return To Pakistan)
Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan after completing her studies only to find herself placed under house arrest in the wake of her father's imprisonment and subsequent execution.
Having been allowed to return to the United Kingdom in 1984, she became a leader in exile of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).
For the first time in the history of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto was the first woman to head a m...
Musharraf government’s two-term limit on prime ministers
2011-12-20 09:34:22 GMT : (Benazir Bhutto/Return To Pakistan)
In mid-2002, Pervez Musharraf implemented a two-term limit on Prime Ministers. Both Bhutto and Musharraf's other chief rival, Nawaz Sharif, had already served two terms as Prime Minister.
In July 2007, some of Benazir's frozen funds were released. However, she continued to face significant charges of corruption.
Giving an interview on August 8, 2007, to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, s...
2007 State of Emergency
2011-12-20 09:23:55 GMT : (Benazir Bhutto/Return To Pakistan)
November 3, 2007 was the day when President Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency. His reasons were actions by the Supreme Court of Pakistan and religious extremism in the nation.
Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan, interrupting a visit to family in Dubai, greeted by supporters chanting slogans at the airport. After staying in her plane for several hours she was driven to her home in ...
2011-12-20 08:04:00 GMT : (Benazir Bhutto/Return To Pakistan)
On 24 November 2007, Benazir Bhutto filed her nomination papers for January's Parliamentary elections. Two days later, she filed papers in the Larkana constituency for two regular seats.
When sworn in again on 30 November 2007, this time as a civilian president after relinquishing his post as military chief, Musharraf announced his plan to lift Pakistan's state of emergency rule on 16 December.