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Musharraf Addresses Election Delay, Bhutto Inquiry

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Musharraf Addresses Election Delay, Bhutto Inquiry

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Musharraf Addresses Election Delay, Bhutto Inquiry

Musharraf Addresses Election Delay, Bhutto Inquiry

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Elections in Pakistan have been postponed for six weeks. The country's election commission announced Wednesday that they'll be on Feb. 18. President Pervez Musharraf defended the decision in a nationwide television address, and he also announced that experts from Britain's Scotland Yard will go to Pakistan to help investigate opposition leader Benazir Bhutto's assassination.

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