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2008-08-22 09:00:08

By Andrew Buncombe; Omar Waraich PAKISTAN'S CONFLICT with militants took a savage turn yesterday at the country's main weapons complex where two suicide bombers set off blasts that killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds.

2008-08-21 06:00:23

Text of article headlined "Glacier melts from the top" by Pakistani newspaper The Nation website on 21 August [by Dr Naeem Chishti, practising solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales] According to the BBC, the British Foreign Office has admitted its role in persuading President Pervez Musharraf to resign from his office on August 18, 2008.

2008-08-20 06:00:20

By Paul Wiseman and Zafar M. Sheikh ISLAMABAD, Pakistan {ndash} A suicide attack on a hospital Tuesday in northern Pakistan killed more than two dozen people, a reminder of the challenges facing the country's untested democratic government after Pervez Musharraf resigned as president.

2008-08-20 03:00:18

Text of unattributed commentary headlined "Political analysis" published by Iranian newspaper Kayhan website on 19 August Last year, the American President George Bush called his Pakistani counterpart, who has now resigned, his 'brother'.

2008-08-20 03:00:18

The main players in Pakistan's ruling coalition had yet to resolve their differences two days after President Pervez Musharraf's resignation.

2008-08-20 00:00:16

By Indrani Bagchi NEW DELHI: Nawaz Sharif should be watching Pakistanis celebrating the departure of Pervez Musharraf with a sense of irony: nine years ago, when Sharif was deposed by Musharraf in a late-night airport drama, the scenes on Pakistan's streets were not very different, when Pakistanis heaved a sigh of relief after Sharif civilian government turned sour.

2008-08-19 18:00:00

By James Tapsfield; Daniel Bentley THE UK Government last night urged an early election of a new president in Pakistan after the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf.

2008-08-19 12:00:17

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["International Observation" Article by Staff Reporter Li Jingchen: "Three Major Causes Behind Musharraf's Resignation" (Simplified Version)] Islamabad, 18 Aug (Xinhua) - Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation as president in a speech to the nation on the country's national television today.

2008-08-19 09:00:22

By JANE PERLEZ By Jane Perlez The New York Times ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Facing imminent impeachment charges, President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation Monday, after months of belated recognition by U.S. officials that he had become a waning asset in the campaign against terrorism.

2008-08-19 09:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency); subheadings as received [Xinhua "Analysis" by Rao Bo, Li Jingchen: "Uncertainties Linger After Musharraf's Resignation"] ISLAMABAD, Aug.


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