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Pakistan: Protesters storm state TV complex, cut off transmission
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Pakistan: Protesters storm state TV complex, cut off transmission

Transmission of the main state news TV channel in Pakistan was cut minutes after an anchor announced demonstrators had entered the building and "besieged" staff.

Pakistan has survived difficult times, this too shall pass, says Nawaz Sharif
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Pakistan has survived difficult times, this too shall pass, says Nawaz Sharif

Amid mounting pressure from protesters to quit as Pakistan's Prime Minister, a defiant Nawaz Sharif today refused to resign saying the country has survived "difficult times" and the current political crisis too shall pass.

How Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's ended up with mass anti-govt protests
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How Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's ended up with mass anti-govt protests

Toppled in a 1999 coup, jailed and then exiled, Sharif made a triumphant comeback as PM for a third time in last year's polls. But critics say that slow pace of reforms, apparent detachment and poor relations with the military emboldened his challengers and encouraged the anti-government protests.

Pak crisis puts army back in control; protests in Islamabad
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Pak crisis puts army back in control; protests in Islamabad

Even if, as seems likely, the Khan and Qadri protests eventually fizzle out due to a lack of overt support from the military, the Nawaz Sharif will emerge weakened from the crisis.

Pakistan: Islamabad on edge after Imran Khan pledges to breach red zone
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Pakistan: Islamabad on edge after Imran Khan pledges to breach red zone

The protests come as Pakistan's armed forces wage an offensive against Taliban militants in the northwest and as the government tries to boost a flagging economy.

Pak: 147 arrested in Punjab as protests continue raging in the capital
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Pak: 147 arrested in Punjab as protests continue raging in the capital

The protests have piled extra pressure on the 15-month-old civilian government already struggling to overcome high unemployment, daily power cuts and a Taliban insurgency.

Pak protests: Imran Khan's party to mass resign from all parliamentary seats
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Pak protests: Imran Khan's party to mass resign from all parliamentary seats

Former cricket star Imran Khan says last year's general election, in which his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party came third, was rigged and has demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign and hold new polls.

Pakistan govt forms 2 committees to hold talks with Imran Khan, Qadri
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Pakistan govt forms 2 committees to hold talks with Imran Khan, Qadri

Pakistan government has said it was ready to discuss all "constitutional" demands put forth by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek.

Pakistan government says it will hold talks with protesters
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Pakistan government says it will hold talks with protesters

Pakistan's government announced that it will hold talks with opposition political leaders who are leading thousands of their supporters in sit-ins in Islamabad

Pakistan: Imran Khan and supporters hold anti-Sharif rally in Islamabad
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Pakistan: Imran Khan and supporters hold anti-Sharif rally in Islamabad

Pakistan's famous cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan on asked PM Nawaz Sharif to step down to pave the way for fresh elections, saying last year's vote was massively rigged.

When Shabana Azmi met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
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When Shabana Azmi met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at a tea party hosted by a steel tycoon here last evening.

Despite protests, Pakistan PM's visit to Ajmer shrine peaceful
India

Despite protests, Pakistan PM's visit to Ajmer shrine peaceful

The brief trip of 62-year-old Ashraf to the 13th century shrine hit a sour note following a boycott by the Dargah’s spiritual head in protest against the recent brutal killing and beheading of Indian soldiers by the Pakistani Army.

Pak Supreme Court orders PM Raja Pervez Ashraf's arrest
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Pak Supreme Court orders PM Raja Pervez Ashraf's arrest

Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday directed authorities to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf during hearing of a rental power case