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Last legal hurdle in Musharraf's second term cleared
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The last legal hurdle in the way to President Pervez Musharraf's second term in office was cleared Thursday with the Supreme Court dismissing the final petition against his candidature and re-election. Musharraf has promised he will step down as army chief this week after the court decides in his favour.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 3:59:31 PM

Rights group urges Musharraf to free detained judges
Islamabad, Nov 22 (DPA) A leading international human rights group Thursday urged Pakistan to release deposed chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and other senior judges held under house arrest since President Pervez Musharraf imposed emergency rule early this month.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 3:41:56 PM

Indian envoy meets MMA leader Rahman
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Satyabrata Pal has met Maulana Fazlur Rahman of the six-party Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) religious alliance and discussed the political situation in the country.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:26:22 PM

Pakistani youth indifferent to political developments: survey
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistani youth are indifferent to developments in the country following the imposition of the emergency, a survey has found.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:11:42 PM

Pakistan's Supreme Court validates Musharraf's re-election (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 22 (Xinhua) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday dismissed the last petition against President Pervez Musharraf's re-election, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 1:45:01 PM

Pakistan opposition to boycott polls if PPP agrees
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistan's opposition parties will collectively boycott the upcoming general elections if the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) also comes on board, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 1:04:52 PM

Pakistan court to rule on Musharraf re-election
Islamabad, Nov 22 (DPA) The Supreme Court of Pakistan is due Thursday to rule on the last legal challenge to President Pervez Musharraf's controversial Oct 6 re-election.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 12:28:43 PM

Imran released from jail in Pakistan (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 21 (DPA) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was released from jail Wednesday after he vowed to continue his hunger strike 'to the death' over the emergency rule in the country, his party said.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 11:12:17 PM

British envoy in Pakistan meets Bhutto
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) British High Commissioner Robert Brinkley Wednesday met former prime minister Benazir Bhutto at her home in Karachi to discuss the current political situation in the country.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 10:19:38 PM

Imran Khan released from jail in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 21 (DPA) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was released from jail Wednesday after he vowed to continue his hunger strike 'till death' over emergency rule in the country, the BBC reported.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 9:42:53 PM

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