Pakistan's military swiftly slammed the special court's ruling, saying in a statement that the armed forces were in "pain and anguish" over the decision.
Former Pakistan President arrested on Monday over allegations he had fake accounts amid graft case in Islamabad.
Zardari arrested over investigation into bank accounts and money laundering, the country's anti-corruption body says.
Though many people don't get to hear much about it, Pakistanis have made their global presence felt in various fields through their contributions to politics, economy, welfare as well as sports and the arts.
Pakistan is a flawed democracy, but its shortcomings should not lead to a dismissal of the country as a 'failed state' or an intrinsically undemocratic one. Pakistanis are demonstrating that the arc of Pakistan's politics, bends towards democracy.
In Pakistan, the centres of power haven't shifted much despite the political upheaval leading up to this year's elections. Can elections challenge the status quo?
Pakistani politics has been experiencing many ups and downs since independence in 1947 with the power struggle between civilian and military leaders shaping the country’s political arena. Only three governments have completed their full tenure.
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