Setback for Musharraf?

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's opponents won a big election victory yesterday after voters rejected his former ruling party - raising questions about the future of the US ally who has ruled since 1999.

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's opponents won a big election victory yesterday after voters rejected his former ruling party - raising questions about the future of the US ally who has ruled since 1999.

Counting is still taking place, with results still due in less than 20 seats, but no party was expected to win a majority in the 342-seat assembly.

The opposition appeared to have won enough to command a majority. - Reuters

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