After stepping down from his post as chief of the army, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was sworn in Thursday as a civilian leader and vowed to lift emergency rule on Dec. 16. A former State Department official and a Pakistani…
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Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf will quit his post as army chief and take the oath of office as a civilian leader, aides said Monday, as Musharraf navigated a political scene roiled by the return of another exiled former prime…
Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf tapped an interim prime minister Thursday who will oversee January parliamentary elections in the country as opposition leader Benazir Bhutto pushed separately to build a national unity interim government.
President Bush made a direct appeal to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to call new elections and bring his country's political crisis to an end. Following an update from Independent Television News, a Pakistani lawyer and Pakistan's ambassador to the United…
Nawaz Sharif, the former Pakistani prime minister hoping to lead opposition to the current government, was arrested upon his return to Pakistan on Monday and sent to Saudi Arabia. A journalist discusses the Pakistan power struggle.
Pakistani officials said government power-sharing talks would resume between President Pervez Musharraf and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto once opponents within the ruling party got on board. Margaret Warner reports from Pakistan on the political turmoil.
The government of Pakistan said Thursday that President Pervez Musharraf has not decided to step down as army chief, contradicting former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Margaret Warner reports from Pakistan on the developments.
On her way to Pakistan, Margaret Warner spoke with exiled former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who intends to return to his country despite threats that President Pervez Musharraf will arrest him. Follow her reporting all this week with a behind-the-scenes…
The Pakistani Supreme Court ruled that exiled former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can return to Pakistan. Journalist Steve Coll, who served in South Asia, gives more details on the development.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto talks about plans to return to her home country, Pakistan's political strife and a possible power-sharing agreement with President Pervez Musharraf.
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