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Bhut·to

 (bo͞o′tō), Benazir 1953-2007.
Pakistani politician who, as prime minister (1988-1990 and 1993-1996), was the first woman to lead a primarily Muslim nation in the postcolonial era. Facing accusations of corruption, she went into self-imposed exile (1998-2007), after which she returned to Pakistan to reenter politics and was subsequently assassinated at a campaign rally.

Bhutto

, Zulfikar Ali 1928-1979.
Pakistani politician who formed the Pakistan People's Party (1967) and became president (1971) and prime minister (1973). In 1977 he was deposed by a coup d'état and later executed.

Bhutto

(ˈbuːtəʊ)
n
1. (Biography) Benazir (ˈbɛnəzɪə). (1953–2007), Pakistani stateswoman; prime minister of Pakistan (1988–90; 1993–96); deposed and subsequently defeated in elections in 1997; assassinated during the 2007 election campaign
2. (Biography) her father, Zulfikar Ali (ˈzʊlfɪkɑː ˈɑːlɪ). 1928–79, Pakistani statesman; president (1971–73) and prime minister (1973–77) of Pakistan: executed for the murder of a political rival

Bhut•to

(ˈbu toʊ)
n.
Benazir, born 1953, prime minister of Pakistan 1988–90 and 1993–96.
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan People's Party leader Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday served Rs1000 million legal notice on Syeda Abida Husain for levelling 'false, unsubstantiated and tendentious allegations' against her mother Benazir Bhutto in her book 'Special Star- Benazir Bhutto's Story'.
ISLAMABAD -- PPP has said former president Pervez Musharraf is killer of constitution and Benazir Bhutto and is a fugitive.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb Wednesday said Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto waged unrivalled struggle for the restoration of democracy, rule of law and rights of the people and her name would always be there in the political and democratic history of Pakistan.
RAWALPINDI -- PPP workers and supporters on Wednesday gathered at Liaquat Bagh to observe the 10th death anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
ISLAMABAD: Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday said that Benazir Bhutto waged an unrivalled struggle for the restoration of democracy, rule of law and rights of the people and her name would always be there in the political and democratic history of Pakistan.
There was an agreement between the PPP and the Government of the day under world pressure to allow Benazir Bhutto to return home and participate in politics as a matter of right.
PESHAWAR -- PPP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter has decided to observe the birthday anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto with spirit and reverence.
The Benazir Bhutto Leadership Program (BBLP), aiming to prepare and train people for leadership roles, was launched at the Harvard University.
Bhutto, widow of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, former prime minister and founder of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), was the chairperson of the party from 1979-1983 before her daughter Benazir Bhutto took over the reins.
Nawaz Sharif - once ousted from the prime minister's job in a corruption scandal - claimed election victory Monday over Benazir Bhutto, who was labeled incompetent and fired from the premiership.
HYDERABAD -- People belong to different walks of life paid glowing tributes to first woman Prime Minister of the Muslim World Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and said that the 'Daughter of the East' had always followed the footprints of her father former Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and whenever she took command of the country, efforts had been made for improving socio-economic condition of the poor people by providing them job opportunities.
ISLAMABAD -- Ten years after two-time prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated, her Pakistan People's Party is again eyeing power .