Benazir returns to Pakistan to find a softer Zia in comparison to when she had left
The veteran politician and senior PPP leader was laid to rest on Thursday in his birthplace of Hala.
Gen Zia’s unannounced arrival in New Delhi in Feb 1987 on pretext of watching a test match paved the way for peace.
Threat of a fourth war looms large as India begins war games close to the Pakistani border
Washington secures assurance on nuclear arms and Afghan issue
Coloured by accusations of ethnic bias, an anti-encroachment drive turns the city into a raging battlefield again
Palestinian militant group Abu Nidal attempts to capture an aircraft to attack the Israeli defence ministry
With the Prime minister desperately trying to assert his authority, parliament too is rebuffed in its efforts to debate
Zia-Junejo tussle continues as talk of Soviet troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan gathers pace
All actions of the martial law government since July 5, 1977 takeover indemnified through an act of Parliament
A single spark can start a fire — in Karachi, identity politics and squeezed resources take centre stage as the city
In order to exert his authority, prime minister Junejo takes certain actions that shock Gen Zia
Gen Zia unmoved by Parliamentary resolution to lift martial law
General Zia and Prime Minister Junejo engage in a power struggle
With an elected prime minister in office, Gen Zia tries to retain an upper hand
To strengthen his rule and consolidate power in himself, Gen Zia amended the Constitution through the RCO and introduced
Such amendments to the Political Parties Act, 1962 are introduced that are obviously meant to keep the PPP .
When it was time to secure another five years for the general, his team tied his continuation in power to the salvation
As India, Israel plan attack on Kahuta, Pakistan threatens to retaliate with attack on Indian nuclear research facility
With many calculations still to be made in Cold War politics and a crisis brewing on the western border, Gen Zia