Winners Near Deal On Prime Minister

Team Infidel

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 23, 2008
Makhdoom Amin Fahim, 68, a veteran politician with a reputation as a consensus builder, emerged Friday as the favorite to become Pakistan's next prime minister under a power-sharing agreement by the two biggest opposition parties. Meanwhile, a roadside bomb tore through a pickup truck packed with wedding guests in the volatile northwest, killing 12 people in the first major attack since Monday's parliamentary election.