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Pakistan PM backs treason charge against ex-president Musharraf

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan intends to put former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on trial on charges of high treason, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday, in a move that shocked investors and appeared likely to anger the powerful armed forces.Full story

Sharif poised to take over mess in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - After 14 years out of power, Nawaz Sharif is a man in a hurry. Full story

Pakistan's Musharraf entangled in treason accusation

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered former President Pervez Musharraf to respond to an accusation of treason, a move that could hurt his ambitious bid to win back influence in the country. Full story

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Ex-president Musharraf to return to Pakistan before election

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  Musharraf returns after 4-year exile

Former President Pervez Musharraf returned to Pakistan Sunday hoping to return to mainstream politics.

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A poster of former President and head of the All Pakistan Muslim League political party Pervez Musharraf , with Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder and first governor-general of Pakistan, is pictured on a wall as a man prepares snacks in Islamabad April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood