All hell is breaking loose in Pakistan.
"I and my brother Shahbaz are going back to Pakistan on September 10 and that will be the day of people's victory" stated Sharif
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah sent his two most important advisers - intelligence boss Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz and Saad Hariri
the [Musharraf]President awaited the arrival of US deputy secretary of state John Negroponte and South Asian under-secretary of State Richard Boucher
Diplomatic sources in Islamabad said yesterday the two officials would tell General Musharraf that he must do all that's required to reach agreement with Ms Bhutto.
"They're absolutely determined on this agreement, seeing it as the only way to stop the rot and halt the Talibanisation of the country," a senior diplomat said yesterday. Bruce Loudon 9/8/07
an official said last night "There are crisis meetings going on around the clock. No final decision has been made. It probably won't be made until the last minute... "Let's see first whether Sharif gets on the plane. We've then got eight hours to decide." Bruce Loudon 9/10/07
The government banned political rallies, arrested hundreds of opposition officials and declared an airport "terror alert" in an effort to scotch plans by Sharif supporters for a rousing welcome. Guardian
Meetings of more than five people have been banned and security heightened at the international airport where Mr Sharif, accompanied by a huge entourage, is expected to land aboard a commercial Gulf Airways flight at 5pm (AEST) today.
The former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif was today deported from the country shortly after he arrived in Islamabad They nabbed him the second he landed.
Police commandos entered the aircraft and surrounded the moving staircase after Mr Sharif landed on a Pakistan International Airlines flight from London. A civilian helicopter was waiting 100 metres away, its rotors spinning.
Ninety minutes after the flight landed there was no sign of Mr Sharif or any other passengers.
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