A Pakistani Supreme Court stacked with judges loyal to President Gen. Pervez Musharraf cleared the way for him to rule as a civilian president, ruling Thursday against a final challenge blocking ratification of his election last month.
The decision, which was widely expected, means that Pakistan's Election Commission can put a stamp of approval on the vote. Musharraf has said he would then step down as army chief and take the oath as president.
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