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Twin protests suspend life in Pakistani capital

Supporters of Pakistan's fiery anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to their leader at a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Qadri led massive rallies in Pakistan’s capital, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif step down over alleged fraud in last year’s election in front of thousands of protesters. AP

Twin protests demanding the Pakistani government step down have wreaked havoc in the capital, Islamabad, where commuters must circumvent shipping containers and barbed wire to get to work, protesters knock on people’s doors to use the bathroom, and garbage is piling up.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pakistani police: 10 killed in attack on air base

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Pakistani police say 10 attackers were killed when security forces foiled an assault on two air bases in the country’s southwest the previous day.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Passenger van crash kills 12 in Pakistani Kashmir

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A passenger van plunged into a ravine in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 14 others, police said.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pakistan girl burned alive for rejecting marriage proposal

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A teenage girl died in Pakistan after being doused in petrol and set alight by a man who wanted to marry her but whose proposal had been rejected, police said Sunday.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pakistani couple killed for marrying without family’s consent

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A 17-year-old girl and her husband were killed by her family for marrying without its consent, and another young woman was burned alive by a man for refusing his proposal in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province, police said Sunday.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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