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Aug 16, 2014

Fiery cleric leads anti-government protest in Pakistan as thousands demand premier step down

A fiery anti-government cleric is leading a massive really in Pakistan's capital, demanding the country's prime minister step down over alleged fraud in last year's election... #Pakistan #Islamabad

Aug 18, 2014

Imran Khan's party quits parliament in Pakistan election protest

A leading opposition party resigned from Pakistan's parliament on Monday in protest against election results last year that handed a sweeping victory to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif

Aug 14, 2014

Pakistan Rallies to Test Government, Its Democracy

Opponents of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif call for the government to step down and new elections to be held during a protest in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, on Thursda... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan

Sep 01, 2014

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif teeters as violent protests continue in nuclear-armed Pakistan

Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif aga... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan

Sep 02, 2014

A rare certainty in Pakistani politics Nawaz Sharif is doomed

A combination of a rampant Imran Khan and an army that feels threatened by democracy means there is no room for Sharif Facts are a funny thing in Pakistan: there often arent any. What you usually have to settle for, particularly in politics, is some ... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan

Aug 31, 2014

Pakistani protester dies in clashes with police

(AP) -- Pakistani police on Sunday clashed with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demo... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan

Aug 28, 2014

Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protesters

(AP) -- Pakistan's powerful military returned to the political arena on Thursday, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters who have camped out in the capital for two weeks demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over... #India #Pakistan #Pervez Musharraf #Mohammad Asif #Nawaz Sharif #Taliban #Imran Khan

Aug 29, 2014

Pakistan 'soft coup' fears as army chief holds talks with protest leaders

General mediates talks with Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri, who have been leading calls for overthrow of government Pakistan's army chief took centre stage in a national political crisis on Thursday night by holding talks with two protest leaders who ... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Imran Khan

Aug 27, 2014

Pakistan minister urges opposition to ease demands

(AP) -- A Cabinet minister on Wednesday urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government. The call by Railways Minis... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Lahore #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan

Aug 19, 2014

Protesters set to march on Pakistan's parliament

(AP) -- Thousands of protesters demanding Pakistan's prime minister step down prepared Tuesday to march on parliament in the capital, as authorities beefed up security to prevent possible violence. The demonstrators, who have camped out in Islamabad ... #Pakistan #Pervez Musharraf #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Ahsan Iqbal #Muslim League-N