Political Turmoil In Pakistan Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf steps down just days ahead of impeachment in parliament over attempts by the U.S.-backed leader to impose authoritarian rule. Musharraf's power had been eroding since opposition parties won parliamentary elections in February.

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Ahmed Rashid: Pakistan Lurches From Crisis To Crisis

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Al-Qaida Sees Opportunity In Pakistan's Flux

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Sharif Withdraws From Pakistan Ruling Coalition

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Zardari: Goal As President Would Be Full Democracy

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Has U.S. Relied Too Much On Musharraf?

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Search Is On For Pakistan's Next President

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Facing Impeachment, Pakistan's Musharraf Resigns

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Pakistan's Embattled President Musharraf Resigns

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Militancy Spills Over Into Pakistan's Swat Valley

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Pakistan Government Moves To Impeach Musharraf

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Bush Meets With Pakistan's Leader

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Hope in Pakistan Gives Way to Reality

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