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Pakistan Goes to the Polls

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Leave Nawaz Sharif(PAUSE)....I think Nawaz Sharif will not take part in the election (PAUSE).... If he does take part, he will be in trouble. If Benazir takes part she too will be in trouble(PAUSE)...  They will massively rig to get their own people to win. If you can get a ticket from these guys, take it (PAUSE).... If Nawaz Sharif does not return himself, then Nawaz Sharif has some advantage. If he comes himself, even if after the elections rather than before, …..yes….  

Pakistan's Attorney General Malik Qayyum gestures during a news conference in Islamabad November 15, 2007.

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Policemen block the road leading towards the Supreme Court in Islamabad on November 4, 2007.
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