World affairs

Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf passes away after long illness

Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf, a four-star general who seized power through a coup in 1999 after the Kargil war and later became an important ally in the US war in Afghanistan, died Sunday at a Dubai hospital after a long illness. He was 79. Musharraf had been undergoing treatment for amyloidosis – a rare disease caused by […]