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This Day in History: Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto

VOA News Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZulfikar Ali BhuttoBenazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
Friday, 2 December 2016 ()

Twenty-eight years ago today, Benazir Bhutto was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan, becoming not only the first woman to head a Muslim country, but at the age of 35, its youngest.  ​Her charismatic father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, served as both Pakistan's president and prime minister, and founded the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Born into a wealthy and educated family, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was Benazir Bhutto's most influential political...
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