Benazir Granted Amnesty

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ISLAMABAD, 3 October 2007 — In a move widely seen as part of a power-sharing deal, Pakistan yesterday agreed to grant former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto an amnesty on corruption charges, as President Gen. Pervez Musharraf named a new army chief just days before he seeks re-election.On a day of dramatic developments, a majority of the legislators from the All Parties Democratic Movement (APDM) submitted their resignations at the National Assembly and the four provincial assemblies. In all, 164 deputies submitted their resignations.Two female lawmakers from the ruling party also quit, state media said.

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