IN PICS: Reaction to Musharraf's exit

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Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf inspects the honour of guard during the farewell ceremony at the presidency in Islamabad. (Getty Images)
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Musharraf resigned on 18 August, bringing down the curtain on a turbulent nine years in power to avoid the first impeachment in the nuclear-armed nation's history. The key US ally, who seized power in a 1999 coup, announced the move in a lengthy televised address. (Getty Images)
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Pakistani lawyers celebrate after President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation in front of the presidency in Islamabad. The former army chief, who seized power in a bloodless coup in 1999, had been under huge pressure to quit before the coalition government launched the first impeachment proceedings in Pakistan's 61-year history. (Getty Images)
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Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf addressing the nation in a television broadcast beamed live to the nation. (Getty Images)
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Pakistani men watch the television broadcast of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf at a restaurant in Karachi on August 18, 2008. Musharraf announced his resignation on August 18 in the face of looming impeachment charges, ending a turbulent nine years in power for the key US ally. The former army chief, who seized power in a bloodless coup in 1999, had been under huge pressure to quit before the coalition government launched the first impeachment proceedings in Pakistan's 61-year history. (Getty Images)
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Pakistani men watch President Pervez Musharraf on a television at a railway station in Karachi as he gives his farewell speech. (Getty Images)
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An army helicopter carrying Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, leaves the presidency after his resignation in Islamabad. (Getty Images)
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Pakistani lawyers celebrate the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf during a march on a street in Karachi. (Getty Images)
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More celebrations on a street in Karachi after Musharraf announced his resignation. (Getty Images)