18. May, 2013 - Saturday
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The world remembers Benazir
An artist paints a portrait of Benazir Bhutto in Kolkata. The Indian leadership, both Sonya Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, were swift to condemn the killing of Pakistan's most recognised democrat.
In India, Benazir Bhutto's assassination made front page headlines in both English and Hindi newspapers. Pakistan's troubled transition to democracy has hit its biggest roadblock yet with her gruesome murder and the Indian press is having a field day with it... 'DEMONCRACY' indeed!
Pakistanis based in Dubai read the Holy Quran to bless Benazir Bhutto who had great stature in the Arab world. Her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was instrumental in the formation of both OPEC and the OIC.
Benazir Bhutto's assassination hit the front page of newspapers across Great Britain. Newsweek magazine's proclamation that Pakistan is 'the most dangerous country in the world' may have seemed preposterous at the time, but the events of the last few days have tragically given it a very real resonanace
A Pakistani lady based in the States looks stricken as she turns away from GEO TV's coverage of the tragedy. Pakistanis around the world are keeping in touch with the events transpiring here at home via Pakistan's independent news channels.