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The World - Episode 20071119 - Pakistan politics

The World's Matthew Bell has the latest on the politics in Pakistan as it enters its third week of emergency rule under President Pervez Musharraf. Pakistan's Supreme Court today threw out the main legal challenges to last month's re-election of Musharraf to another five year term in office. And Musharraf is showing no sign of giving in to President Bush's public demands.

Pakistans supreme court ok's Musharraf

The new Supreme Court in Pakistan has dismissed the final legal challenge against the recent re-election of President Pervez Musharraf. It comes as no surprise. The court was purged of judges who were critical of Musharraf. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from the BBC's Barbara Plett.

Less than free and fair elections

The World's Jason Margolis reports that some human rights groups are calling on countries like the United States to do more about flawed elections held around the globe.

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Elections next week in Pakistan

The mood in Pakistan ahead of Monday's presidential elections, where surveys show a strong support for the party of assassinated leader Benazir Bhutto as well as widespread disapproval of current president Pervez Musharaff's government.

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Elections in Pakistan

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on today's national elections in Pakistan, where turnout is reported to have been low, as many voters appear to have been fearful of violence at the polls.

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Pakistan elections

The ruling party of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has admitted defeat in the country's parliamentary elections and now, the country's next government is likely to be run by a coalition of opposition parties