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Aug 17, 2014

Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician calls for civil disobedience at anti-government rally

A Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician has called upon protesters at an anti-government rally to practice civil disobedience...

Aug 14, 2014

Pakistani Protesters March on Islamabad

Thousands of protesters led by Pakistani cricketer-turned- politician Imran Khan set out on Thursday to march on Islamabad, aiming to bring down a government they accuse of stealing last year's election... #Islamabad #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 27, 2014

Pakistani politician murder: UK police make second arrest

Detectives investigating killing of exiled MQM party member Imran Farooq arrest man in Waltham Forest Detectives investigating the murder of an exiled Pakistani politician who was ambushed on his way home from work have made a second arrest. Dr Imran... #London #Imran Farooq #Pakistan

Aug 21, 2014

Pakistan holds talks with opposition protesters

(AP) -- Pakistani officials have held first, "initial" talks with two opposition groups whose supporters have been besieging the parliament for a second day demanding the prime minister resign over alleged election fraud. Cabinet minister Ahsan Iqbal... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Lahore #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Ahsan Iqbal

Aug 19, 2014

Pakistan troops to guard parliament ahead of rally

(AP) -- Pakistan's Interior Minister says soldiers will guard the country's parliament and the capital's so-called "Red Zone" ahead of a planned mass anti-government rally. Nisar Ali Khan made the announcement Tuesday, as opposition politician Imran ... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan

Aug 14, 2014

Thousands on the road in Pakistan opposition rally

(AP) -- Thousands of Pakistani opposition supporters on Thursday joined a large convoy headed to the capital, Islamabad, for a key rally to demand the ouster of the prime minister over allegations of vote fraud. The rally is seen as the strongest cha... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Lahore #Nawaz Sharif #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 10, 2014

Pakistan opens murder case against cleric

(AP) -- Pakistani authorities have opened a murder investigation against an anti-government cleric after a police officer was killed in clashes with the cleric's supporters, a top Pakistani official said Sunday. The clashes and murder investigation a... #Canada #Pakistan #Islamabad #Lahore #Imran Khan

Aug 29, 2014

Is UK child sex exploitation 'endemic'?

The true extent of child sex exploitation in British Asian communities has been underestimated because of taboos about discussing the subject and reporting abuse, campaigners have warned following the publication of a shocking report exposing how hun... #Canada #Pakistan #Islamabad #Lahore #Imran Khan