Benazir Bhutto, a two-time prime minister of Pakistan, has been killed in a suicide attack.
The opposition leader had her life threatened numerous times and survived an assassination attempt upon her return to Pakistan in October.
Bhutto, who became the first female prime minister of a Muslim nation when she was first elected in 1988, was an outspoken critic of both the government and the growing violence in the country.
Al Jazeera looks at what she stood for in her own words through interviews and events in the months before her death.
Who killed Benazir Bhutto?
Al Jazeera's Mark Seddon asks how Benazir Bhutto, the former Pakistani prime minister, was killed and who was behind her assassination.
Rageh Omaar on Pakistan's future
Pakistan is only two weeks away from holding parliamentary elections.
But with the Pakistan People's party now in 40 days of mourning, and rival parties saying they will stop campaigning out of respect, how will Pakistan's future pan out? Al Jazeera's Rageh Omaar reports.
Pakistan mourns Bhutto
Bhutto is buried at her family's mausoleum in the southern province of Sindh. Pakistanis now wonder what the future holds, as violent protests leave dozens dead.
Benazir Bhutto killed at election rally
Bhutto is thought to have been shot in the neck as she was getting into her car after addressing a rally of PPP supporters in the garrison town of Rawalpindi. She had been campaigning ahead of the elections due in January.
The life and times of Bhutto
She has been an iconic figure in Pakistan's politics for decades - and had been carrying on a family legacy that has had lasting a impact on modern day Pakistan. Nick Clark takes a look at the life of the charismatic leader, whose death has shocked a nation.
Bhutto on her return to Pakistan
Sir David Frost speaks to Bhutto about her controversial return to Pakistan, who she thinks is behind the deadly bombing of her convoy in Karachi in October, and whether she and Musharraf can forge a power-sharing agreement.
A homecoming rocked by blasts
The celebratory homecoming parade of Bhutto, was greeted by twin-blasts that killed more than 130 people in Karachi.
Tracing the Bhutto story
Bhutto and her family have been a formidable force in Pakistani politics - her father was a former president and prime minister of the country. Tim Friend travelled to the family's ancestral village of Nodero in Sindh province to find out more about the Bhutto legacy.
Benazir plots her return to politics
Following Nawaz Sharif's deportation from Pakistan, another former prime minister in exile, Bhutto, tells Sir David what she intends to do next. She has been in talks with Musharraf over a power-sharing deal.
In the aftermath of the Red Mosque raids
Bhutto discusses the al-Qaeda presence in Pakistan amid the aftermath of the Red Mosque crackdown.
Source: Al Jazeera