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Army walks away from Musharraf

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani is saluted by General Ashfaq Kayani

Army walks away from Musharraf

Financial Times –
By Farhan Bokhari in Islamabad Pakistan’s powerful army is distancing itself from Pervez Musharraf, the president, according to high-ranking officials and western diplomats, forcing the former -military chief to consider resigning rather than face the

No option is promising for Musharraf
Peninsula On-line, Qatar

Impending Impeachment Looms Over Musharraf
Washington Post, United States

Saudis to Host Musharraf After Resignation
OhmyNews International, South Korea

Saudi prince visit to negotiate Musharraf’s safe exit?
Hindu, India

Saudi Arabian intelligence chief in Pakistan
Chandigarh Tribune, India

Musharraf spokesman: He hasn’t quit
United Press International

Saudis lobbying for safe passage?
The Nation, Pakistan, Pakistan

Pakistan Finalizes Impeachment Charges Against Musharraf
Wall Street Journal

President Musharraf to resign before impeachment: VOA
Online – International News Network, Pakistan

Pakistan’s Musharraf in resignation talks: officials
AFP

Aides in talks to find an exit plan for Musharraf
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia

Musharraf Spokesman Denies Reports Pakistani President Will Resign
Voice of America

Islamabad notebook – Good-bye SS Mushi?
BBC News, UK

Musharraf resignation deal denied
BBC News, UK

Musharraf not planning to quit: Spokesman
NDTV.com, India

Pakistan’s Pathetic Impeachment Push
FrontPage magazine.com, CA

Musharraf likely to step down
Sify, India

Musharraf expected to quit in days
Boston Globe, United States

Pakistani President Musharraf is expected to resign within days
Fort Worth Star Telegram,

Local media: Musharraf likely to step down
Xinhua, China

Pak’s future still undecided 61 years later
NDTV.com, India

Musharraf clings to home, if not power
The National, United Arab Emirates

Musharraf should not be given ‘safe passage’: Sharif
Press Trust of India, India

Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader
The Press Association –

Key Pakistan coalition leader rules out immunity for Musharraf
The Canadian Press, Pakistan

Key Pakistan coalition leader rules out immunity for Musharraf
660 News, Canada

West trying to get Musharraf to resign before impeachment
Globe and Mail, Canada

Sharif’s party: No legal immunity for Musharraf

The Associated Press –
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s chances of avoiding impeachment appeared to dim Saturday as a key ruling party held firm against any deal that would protect him from criminal charges and he gave no public indication of

Saudi intelligence chief in Pakistan amid Musharraf crisis: official AFP –

Pakistani government says charge sheet against Musharraf drafted Monsters and Critics.com –

Legal guarantees for Musharraf out of the question, says Sharif’’s Thaindian.com, Thailand –

Farewell Musharraf? Harvard International Review, MA –

Musharraf vows to fight charges TheDay, CT –

Musharraf under pressure to go Scotsman, United Kingdom –

Mush faces ‘long list’ of draft charges PRESS TV, Iran –

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President Musharraf with the Pakistani flag

The president may not be officially carrying the flag for much longer

Anti-Musharraf protester

Mr Musharrraf seems to have few friends left

Pervez Musharraf seized power in a 1999 military coup

Nawaz Sharif was toppled by a military coup in 1999

Anti-Musharraf protesters march in Islamabad

Asim Tanveer/ReutersSupporters of the Pakistan Muslim League burned a picture of President Pervez Musharraf as they chanted slogans against him yesterday in Multan. Musharraf called for political stability and reconciliation to tackle economic and security problems. Asim Tanveer/ReutersSupporters of the Pakistan Muslim League burned a picture of President Pervez Musharraf as they chanted slogans against him yesterday in Multan. Musharraf called for political stability and reconciliation to tackle economic and security problems. (Asim Tanveer/Reuters)

A Pakistani youngster,with painted national colors on his head, attends a ceremony at mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi, Pakistan on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Pakistan marked the 61st anniversary of its independence from Britain in ceremonies, (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

Pakistani demonstrators shout slogans against Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf during a protest in Multan, Pakistan on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. President Pervez Musharraf should not get legal immunity, a senior leader in Pakistan’s new ruling coalition said Thursday, ramping up the pressure on a leader already facing possible impeachment. (AP Photo/Khalid Tanveer)

Woman supporters of Pakistan Muslim League-N party burn the effigy of President Pervez Musharraf during a rally in Multan, Pakistan on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Khalid Tanveer

Supporters of Pakistan People’s Party, PPP, shout slogans against Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf during a rally in Multan, Pakistan, on Friday, Aug. 15, 2008. President Pervez Musharraf’s spokesman on Friday denied reports that the embattled Pakistani leader was set to resign, even as another ally said back-channel talks were under way on ways to avoid his impeachment. (AP Photo/Khalid Tanveer)

Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf

Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 16, 2008 at 12:53 am

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