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Pervez Musharraf,

56, Pakistani general, ousted Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, in an October coup and installed himself as de facto leader. Musharraf claimed Sharif failed to rescue the country sinking amid corruption and instability. He vowed to weed out corruption and arrest those, no matter how prominent, who owed back taxes or had defaulted on loans. He promised to restore democracy upon completing reform.


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