Latest Pervez Musharraf Stories

2008-08-19 06:00:07

By Salman Masood The new governing civilian coalition that engineered the ouster of President Pervez Musharraf faces some tough challenges following Musharraf's resignation, political analysts said Monday, chief among them the deteriorating economy and the continued threat from a resurgent Taliban.

2008-08-19 06:00:07

By Paul Wiseman and Richard Wolf The Bush administration and key members of Congress praised Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's decision to resign Monday, even as experts on the nuclear-armed, terrorist-infested nation warned of possible short-term political instability. U.S.

2008-08-19 03:00:02

The Pakistani ruling coalition that engineered President Pervez Musharraf's resignation must show it is ready to lead, political analysts said.

2008-08-19 00:00:12

Text of report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Islamabad, 18 August: The resignation of President Pervez Musharraf on Monday [18 August] dominated the proceedings of the National Assembly after the House unanimously suspended the rules of business to discuss the development.

2008-08-19 00:00:12

By Andrew Buncombe; Omar Waraich Andrew Buncombe and Omar Waraich on the legacy of the enigmatic general who became president PERVEZ Musharraf was the ultimate political enigma, a military dictator who promised genuine democracy, a strongman who launched a coup in what he said was a bid to end corruption.

2008-08-18 21:00:13

U.S. presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama said Monday that Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was right to resign. Musharraf, who is an ally of the Bush administration, resigned Monday under the threat of impeachment.

2008-08-18 21:00:02

MOSCOW. Aug 18 (Interfax) - Russia hopes the situation in Pakistan will stay within the framework of the constitution after the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf.

2008-08-18 15:00:02

An Egyptian radio commentary by Hasan al-Ashmawi on 18 August dealt with the resignation of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. The commentary was entitled: "After Musharraf's resignation, Pakistan to enter new stage of democratic ruling".

2008-08-18 06:00:02

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's resignation Monday left the question of his future unanswered. He had been facing the threat of impeachment from the ruling coalition as well as charges of misconduct. But until Monday, he had refused to quit.

2008-08-18 03:00:11

Text of report by Muhammad Saleh Zaafir headlined "Jeddah palace not to host Pak leaders any more" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 18 August Islamabad: The Saudis do not want to convert Jeddah's Al-Saroor Palace into the Guantanamo Bay of exiled Pakistani leaders, observers said.

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