Musharraf resigns, Pakistan hopes for better days

There were celebrations throughout Pakistan after President Pervez Musharraf resigned Aug. 18. Jubilant crowds gave out sweets and congratulated each other for the democratic victory, one daily newspaper, The Frontier Post, reported.

WORLD NOTES: August 23

Iraq: Who controls contract workers? Poland: Missile defense deal signed Mexico: Voters resist oil sell-off Philippines: Autonomy delayed Liberia: Unionized rubber workers gain Bolivia: Cuban doctors attacked

World Notes: August 2

United Kingdom: Unions pressure Labor Party South Korea: Labor actions sweep country South Africa: Unions look at safety, wages & prices Occupied West Bank: New settlement coming Mexico: Monopoly has advantages Cuba: U.S. stonewalls prisoners’ wives