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Pakistan's Zardari steps down as term ends

Asif Ali Zardari becomes first democratically elected president in country's history to complete his term in office.

Democratically Elected Pakistani President is First to Serve Full Term

12 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari finished his five-year term today, making him the first democratically elected leader in the country to complete a full term. Read more...

Pakistani President Steps Down As His Term Ends

(ISLAMABAD) — Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari stepped down Sunday at the end of his five-year term, becoming the first democratically elected president in the country’s history to complete his full term in office. At a ceremony at the presidency shown live on state television, an honor guard bid farewell to a smiling Zardari. Show More Summary

Pakistan's Prez Steps Down, 1st in History to Finish Term

The bar isn't set really high in Pakistani politics, because leaving office willingly when you're supposed to makes history: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari stepped down today at the end of his five-year term, becoming the first democratically elected president in the country's history to complete his full term in...

Pakistan president's security chief killed

A car bomb has killed Bilal Shaikh, President Asif Ali Zardari's close aide, in a Karachi produce market.

Cameron begins talks with Pakistani president

British PM meets Asif Ali Zardari on trip seen as move by world powers to revive peace talks with the Taliban.

Losing Pakistan: An Insider’s Look at How the U.S. Deals with Its Ally

One evening in June 2009, Richard Holbrooke paid a visit to Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari at the presidential palace in Islamabad. It was one of his first visits to the region as the Obama administration’s special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Show More Summary

Pakistan Leader to Break Ground on Iran Pipeline

(ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan‘s president is traveling to Iran to help break ground on a controversial new pipeline intended to bring natural gas to his energy-starved country. President Asif Ali Zardari flew Monday to Iran where he’ll be joined by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the ceremony at the border. Show More Summary

Pakistan’s Energy Savior: Iran

Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari arrives in Iran today to sign a series of economic agreements, including one that finalizes the Iran-Pakistan natural gas pipeline. At the end of January, the two sides agreed to set up a joint construction company to build the portion of the pipeline that will be on Pakistani soil. Show More Summary

Senior Pakistani Official Calls for Action Against Taliban Sanctuaries

By HABIBULLAH KHAN A senior Pakistani politician today demanded that Pakistan go after Taliban militant sanctuaries in North Waziristan, the first time an important ally of President Asif Ali Zardari has echoed publicly the long-standing U.S. demand for the country to take military action against...

Pakistan Leader Visits Shot Girl in British Hospital

Pakistan leader visits shot girl in British hospital (via AFP) Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday visited the Pakistani schoolgirl recovering in a British hospital after she was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education. Zardari also met 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai’s family at the specialist Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham…  

Peace-prize winning girl shot by Taliban to be sent abroad for treatment, Pakistani president says

2 years agoNews : The Daily Nightly

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari ordered Tuesday that the young Pakistani activist who was seriously injured in a shooting by the Pakistani Taliban be sent abroad for medical treatment, the website for Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported. Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakis …

FIDE President's visit to Pakistan

FIDE President's visit to Pakistan Saturday, 14 July 2012 12:18On July 13-14, FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov paid a working visit to Pakistan. In Islamabad he met with H.E., President Asif Ali Zardari and discussed cooperation between...Show More Summary

Ilyumzhinov showed interest in investing a total of $5.5b in the Thar coal

Russian to invest $5.5b in Thar Coal July 16, 2012ISLAMABAD - The Chairman BOI, Saleem H. Mandviwalla called on President Asif Ali Zardari, along with a Russian investor Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, owner of Credit Mediteranee.He is currently visiting Pakistan to explore investment opportunities in the energy sector. Show More Summary

Pakistan's Prime Minister Ousted From Office By Country's Highest Court

2 years agoNews : The Two-Way

Yousuf Reza Gilani had been convicted of contempt for refusing to investigate allegations of corruption against President Asif Ali Zardari. Now Gilani's party is looking to name a successor.

Pak,'' Iran agree to vigorously pursue IP gas pipeline project, supply of electricity''

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

BEIJING, June 7 (APP): President Asif Ali Zardari and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met here Thursday and agreed to vigorously pursue the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project as well as supply of electricity to Pakistan.Both Presidents met here on the sidelines of SCO Summit being held in Beijing. Show More Summary

U.S., Pakistan’s Differing Goals

News reports this past week suggest that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has bluntly told Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari that his country needs to adopt an unyielding position in dealing with a range of Islamist militants who remain well ensconced in parts of the country. Show More Summary

Obama chats with Pakistan president amid tensions

President Barack Obama spoke briefly Monday with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on the sidelines of a NATO summit as the uneasy allies looked to drain the poison from their wounded relations.

Report: Obama Snubs Zardari as Relations Unravel

President Obama has said that Pakistan is the key to the future of Afghanistan and the region—just as US-Pakistan relations appear to be deteriorating. Obama is now refusing to meet with President Asif Ali Zardari at the NATO summit in Chicago, reports the Guardian. For Obama, the most important...

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