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Pakistan political crisis to resume after Eid break

October 14, 2007

By Simon Cameron-Moore

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan has the next few days off to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, but by the middle of this week it should be back to a familiar state of being on the brink of a crisis.

While government offices and financial markets are shut through Tuesday for feasting and gifting during Eid al-Fitr festivities, U.S. ally President Pervez Musharraf is unlikely to be able to escape worries over how to prolong his rule.

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