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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Political Turmoil In Pakistan

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf steps down ahead of attempts to impeach him.

Ahmed Rashid writes for The Washington Post, El Mundo and other international newspapers. Courtesy of Ahmed Rashid hide caption

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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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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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