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Bhutto's son launches political career on anniversary of his mother's assassination

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of assassinated former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, makes a speech to launch his political career during the fifth anniversary of his mother's death at the Bhutto family mausoleum in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, near Larkana, Pakistan, on Dec. 27.

The AP reports: The 24-year-old son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto launched his political career Thursday with a fiery speech before thousands of cheering supporters observing the fifth anniversary of his mother's assassination. Full Story

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Activists of the ruling Pakistan People's Party sit in front of a portrait of the late Benazir Bhutto during a candlelight ceremony in Lahore on Dec. 27. Benazir Bhutto has become a powerful symbol for the ruling party, which often refers to her as a martyr.

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Pakistan Peoples Party supporters mourn beside the grave of Benazir Bhutto at the Bhutto family mausoleum in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, near Larkana on Dec. 27.

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