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Thousands In Pakistan Anti-Government Protests As Coup Fears Loom

By Zia Khan and Sajjad Malik, dpa ISLAMABAD –Thousands of anti-government protesters in Pakistan began a march on Islamabad on Thursday amid fears that a prolonged confrontation might lead to a military coup a year after the country’s first democratic transfer of power. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Pakistani-Canadian cleric Tahirul Qadri were leading the separate […]

August 14, 2014

Pakistan-Taliban Peace Talks Due To Start

Islamabad (AFP) – Negotiators representing the Pakistani government and Taliban insurgents are to meet for preliminary peace talks later Tuesday following a spate of killings, but there is skepticism about their chances of success. Two teams, nominated by the government and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), are due to gather in Islamabad at 2:00 pm to […]

February 4, 2014