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2008-08-18 00:00:13

By The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - No legal immunity for President Pervez Musharraf, a party in Pakistan's coalition government insisted Saturday, refusing to budge from a stance that could hurt discussions on avoiding the embattled leader's impeachment.

2008-08-17 21:00:16

A top ruling party official on Saturday gave Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf a two-day deadline to quit or face impeachment proceedings. "Musharraf is running out of time," Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told reporters.

2008-08-16 15:00:08

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf could face impeachment if he does not resign within two days, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Saturday.

2008-08-15 09:00:25

By Jane Perlez New York Times News Service ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Faced with desertions by his political supporters and the unsettling neutrality of the Pakistani military, President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan is expected to resign in the next few days rather than face impeachment, Pakistani politicians and Western diplomats said Thursday.

2008-08-15 06:00:07

By Jane Perlez Additional reporting by Salman Masood in Islamabad.

2008-08-13 18:00:16

By Riaz Khan Associated Press PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban declared "open war" Tuesday in response to military offensives in the northwest, saying it staged a bombing that destroyed an air force truck and killed up to 14 people, including a child.

2008-08-12 09:00:43

By Andrew Buncombe Pakistan President 'unfit' to rule, declares regional assembly PAKISTAN'S government is finalising a "charge-sheet" against Pervez Musharraf as battle lines are drawn in the bitter struggle over the President's future.

2008-08-12 06:00:25

The lower house of the Pakistani Parliament was set to convene Monday as the governing coalition geared up to impeach President Pervez Musharraf. Also Monday, provincial legislatures were to begin offering resolutions calling on Musharraf to step down or face impeachment.

2008-08-12 03:00:26

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, refusing to resign, says he will disprove the charges against him from the ruling coalition that wants to impeach him.

2008-08-08 09:00:31

By Jane Perlez New York Times ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A move by Pakistan's usually fractious governing coalition on Thursday to impeach President Pervez Musharraf left the country on the brink of a political crisis that threatened to paralyze the government at a critical moment when the United States is demanding greater action against militants based here.


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