Updated Saturday, August 30, 2014 0:00 am TWN
Pakistan's interior minister said Friday the intransigence of anti-government protest movements had left no alternative but mediation by the army to end a two-week political crisis that has shaken the nuclear-armed nation.
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Pakistan's parliament on Thursday rejected calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation as unconstitutional despite massive anti-government protests just outside the assembly in the capital Islamabad.
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Tensions rose in the Pakistani capital on Tuesday as an opposition rally prepared to march toward the Parliament and government headquarters in Islamabad later in the day and authorities beefed up security measures to prevent violence.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied Saturday in Pakistan's capital, defying the pouring rain to demand the prime minister step down in the biggest challenge yet to the country's government.
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A roadside bomb killed a local religious leader in Pakistan's restive northwest along with two others Monday, officials said, in the latest attack since the army began an operation to clear out militants from their stronghold.
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Twenty-eight people were killed as Pakistan's military fought an all-night battle Monday with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests, leaving a nascent peace process in tatters.
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