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Apr 18, 2013

Pervez Musharraf flees court as judge orders his arrest

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was forced to flee a courtroom on Thursday moments after judges ordered his arrest, dealing a fresh blow to hopes of reviving his political career at next month’s general elections.

Musharraf’s hasty exit from the Islamabad High Court seemed to symbolise the diminished influence of a former army chief who once dominated Pakistan’s political landscape, but whose bid to stage a triumphal comeback has garnered widespread scorn.

Apr 18, 2013

Pakistan’s Musharraf flees court as judge orders his arrest

ISLAMABAD, April 18 (Reuters) – Former Pakistani President
Pervez Musharraf was forced to flee a courtroom on Thursday
moments after judges ordered his arrest, dealing a fresh blow to
hopes of reviving his political career at next month’s general
elections.

Musharraf’s hasty exit from the Islamabad High Court seemed
to symbolise the diminished influence of a former army chief who
once dominated Pakistan’s political landscape, but whose bid to
stage a triumphal comeback has garnered widespread scorn.

Apr 14, 2013
Apr 14, 2013

Once a serf, a Pakistani woman enters election fray

HYDERABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) – When Veero Kolhi made the asset declaration required of candidates for Pakistan’s May elections, she listed the following items: two beds, five mattresses, cooking pots and a bank account with life savings of 2,800 rupees.

While she may lack the fortune that is the customary entry ticket to Pakistani politics, Kolhi can make a claim that may resonate more powerfully with poor voters than the wearily familiar promises of her rivals.

Apr 14, 2013

Insight: Once a landlord’s serf, a Pakistani woman enters election fray

HYDERABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) – When Veero Kolhi made the asset declaration required of candidates for Pakistan’s May elections, she listed the following items: two beds, five mattresses, cooking pots and a bank account with life savings of 2,800 rupees ($28).

While she may lack the fortune that is the customary entry ticket to Pakistani politics, Kolhi can make a claim that may resonate more powerfully with poor voters than the wearily familiar promises of her rivals.

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