For­mer Pakistani dic­ta­tor Pervez Mushar­raf to run for par­lia­ment

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The party of Pak­istan’s for­mer mil­i­tary dic­ta­tor Pervez Mushar­raf an­nounced Satur­day that he will run for a seat in par­lia­ment in the July 25 na­tional elec­tions.

The move comes after the coun­try’s Supreme Court con­di­tion­ally al­lowed Mushar­raf to re­turn from Dubai, where he has been liv­ing in self-ex­ile to avoid ar­rest on crim­i­nal charges.

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