Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf hands over the military reigns to his hand-picked successor, General Ashfaq Kayani, honoring a promimise many in his own country and around the world did not believe he would keep. Musharraf was sworn in as the civilian leader of Pakistan in a ceremony on Thursday, ending eight years of military rule. [Getty Images]
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