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Protests in Pakistan - 05 Sep 2014
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Pakistan's protest leaders demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation prepared to resume talks with the government on Wednesday, reviving hopes for a negotiated solution to a crisis that has shaken the coup-prone nation.

Protests turned deadly last weekend, with thousands trying to storm Sharif's house, in an outburst of violence which has prompted fears that the country's powerful army might intervene and even topple Sharif.
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September 04, 2014
Anti-government protesters carry their belongings as they leave the premises of the Parliament House...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Anti-government protesters carry their belongings as they leave the premises of the Parliament House...
Anti-government protesters carry their belongings as they leave the premises of the Parliament House after rain during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 4, 2014. Pakistan's protest leaders demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation prepared to resume talks with the government on Wednesday, reviving hopes for a negotiated solution to a crisis that has shaken the coup-prone nation. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENVIRONMENT)
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September 04, 2014
An anti-government protester covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain in the morning in...
Islamabad, Pakistan
An anti-government protester covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain in the morning in...
An anti-government protester covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain in the morning in front of the President's house in the Red Zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 4, 2014. Pakistan's protest leaders demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation prepared to resume talks with the government on Wednesday, reviving hopes for a negotiated solution to a crisis that has shaken the coup-prone nation. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 03, 2014
An anti-government protester sleeps near a tent in front of the President House during the Revolution...
Islamabad, Pakistan
An anti-government protester sleeps near a tent in front of the President House during the Revolution...
An anti-government protester sleeps near a tent in front of the President House during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 3, 2014. Pakistan's parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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September 03, 2014
An anti-government protester listens to the speech of his leader during the Freedom March in Islamabad...
Islamabad, Pakistan
An anti-government protester listens to the speech of his leader during the Freedom March in Islamabad...
An anti-government protester listens to the speech of his leader during the Freedom March in Islamabad September 3, 2014. Pakistan's protest leaders demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation prepared to resume talks with the government on Wednesday, reviving hopes for a negotiated solution to a crisis that has shaken the coup-prone nation. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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September 03, 2014
An anti-government protester takes a morning bath with others at a public pump during the Revolution...
Islamabad, Pakistan
An anti-government protester takes a morning bath with others at public pump during the Revolution March...
An anti-government protester takes a morning bath with others at a public pump during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 3, 2014. Pakistan's parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 02, 2014
Anti-government protesters push a container barricade during the Revolution March in Islamabad September...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Anti-government protesters push a container barricade during the Revolution March in Islamabad
Anti-government protesters push a container barricade during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 2, 2014. Pakistani protest leader Imran Khan said on Tuesday he would hold talks with a conservative Islamist politician who has been trying to mediate between Khan's political party and the government since the beginning of a political crisis. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 01, 2014
Anti-government protesters beat a riot policeman after clashes during the Revolution March in Islamabad...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Anti-government protesters beat a riot policeman after clashes during the Revolution March in Islamabad...
Anti-government protesters beat a riot policeman after clashes during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 1, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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September 01, 2014
Anti-government protesters run after police personnel during the Revolution March in Islamabad September...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Anti-government protesters run after police personnel during the Revolution March in Islamabad
Anti-government protesters run after police personnel during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 1, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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September 01, 2014
Anti-government protesters clash with riot police during the Revolution March in Islamabad September...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Anti-government protesters clash with riot police during the Revolution March in Islamabad
Anti-government protesters clash with riot police during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 1, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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September 02, 2014
A private security officer stands guard beside the container of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A private security officer stands guard beside the container of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader...
A private security officer stands guard beside the container of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), as he and supporters camp outside the parliament house during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 2, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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September 02, 2014
An anti-government protester walks past tents of her follow protesters as they camp at the premises of...
Islamabad, Pakistan
An anti-government protester walks past tents of her follow protesters as they camp at the premises of...
An anti-government protester walks past tents of her follow protesters as they camp at the premises of the parliament house during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 2, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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September 02, 2014
Anti-government protesters queue up to receive breakfast during the Revolution March in Islamabad September...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Anti-government protesters queue up to receive breakfast during the Revolution March in Islamabad
Anti-government protesters queue up to receive breakfast during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 2, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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September 01, 2014
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric and leader of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party, walk out...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric, walk out of the house which was used by police after storming...
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric and leader of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party, walk out of the house which was used by police after storming it, during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 1, 2014. Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces secured the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad on Monday after a crowd of anti-government protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air. Protesters led by opposition leaders Imran Khan, a hero cricket player turned politician, and ul-Qadri, a firebrand cleric, have been on the streets for weeks trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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September 01, 2014
Policemen run away from anti-government protesters during the Revolution March towards the prime minister's...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Policemen run away from anti-government protesters during the Revolution March towards the prime minister's...
Policemen run away from anti-government protesters during the Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad September 1, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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September 01, 2014
Soldiers from the Pakistan Rangers stop supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Soldiers from the Pakistan Rangers stop supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri during Revolution March towards...
Soldiers from the Pakistan Rangers stop supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), during Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad September 1, 2014. Pakistani protesters pushed closer to the prime minister's house in central Islamabad on Monday in their bid to force his removal and forced national television off the air after clashes turned violent over the weekend. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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August 31, 2014
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT),...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT),...
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), carry an injured fellow protester during the Revolution March in Islamabad August 31, 2014. Thousands of protesters massed outside the residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday to demand he step down, after efforts to find a negotiated solution to the country's political crisis failed.Pakistan has been gripped by unrest for more than two weeks, with protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir ul-Qadri saying they will not back back down unless Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns. On Saturday Sharif once again said he would not go. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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August 31, 2014
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and opposition leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Supporters of opposition leader Qadri carry a man suffering from the effects of tear gas fired by riot...
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and opposition leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), carry a man suffering from the effects of tear gas fired by riot police in Islamabad August 31, 2014. Pakistan has been shaken by weeks of anti-government demonstrations, with violence erupting late on Saturday after thousands tried to march on Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence, prompting police to fire tear gas to stop them. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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August 31, 2014
A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and opposition leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A supporter of opposition leader Qadri hides behind a tree as riot police release tear gas in Islamabad...
A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and opposition leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), hides behind a tree as riot police release tear gas in Islamabad August 31, 2014. Pakistan has been shaken by weeks of anti-government demonstrations, with violence erupting late on Saturday after thousands tried to march on Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence, prompting police to fire tear gas to stop them. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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August 31, 2014
Riot police run away from Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Riot police run away from Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan...
Riot police run away from Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), during the Revolution March in Islamabad August 31, 2014. Thousands of protesters massed outside the residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday to demand he step down, after efforts to find a negotiated solution to the country's political crisis failed.Pakistan has been gripped by unrest for more than two weeks, with protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir ul-Qadri saying they will not back back down unless Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns. On Saturday Sharif once again said he would not go. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
PAKISTAN-CRISIS
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August 31, 2014
Imran Khan(C), the Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, addresses supporters...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Imran Khan(C), the Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, addresses supporters...
Imran Khan(C), the Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, addresses supporters during the Revolution March in Islamabad August 31, 2014. Thousands of protesters massed outside the residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday to demand he step down, after efforts to find a negotiated solution to the country's political crisis failed.Pakistan has been gripped by unrest for more than two weeks, with protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir ul-Qadri saying they will not back back down unless Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns. On Saturday Sharif once again said he would not go. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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August 30, 2014
A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri prays while wearing a gas mask, for protection from tear gas released by...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A supporter of Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of the PAT political party, prays while wearing a gas mask...
A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri prays while wearing a gas mask, for protection from tear gas released by the police to disperse the supporters as they marched to the prime minister's house, in Islamabad August 30, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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August 30, 2014
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri cover their faces to avoid tear gas fired by the police to disperse them...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri cover their faces to avoid tear gas fired by the police to disperse them...
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri cover their faces to avoid tear gas fired by the police to disperse them while marching to the Prime Minister's house during the Revolution March in Islamabad August 30, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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August 29, 2014
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri chant slogans in front of the Parliament house building during "Revolution...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Supporters of Qadri, leader of the PAT political party, chant slogans in front of the Parliament house...
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri chant slogans in front of the Parliament house building during "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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August 30, 2014
Riot police run after a supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri outside the parliament house as the supporters marched...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Riot police run after a supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party PAT, outside...
Riot police run after a supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri outside the parliament house as the supporters marched towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad August 30, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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August 30, 2014
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri stand on a container barricade while going towards the Prime Minister's...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri stand on a container barricade while going towards the Prime Minister's...
Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri stand on a container barricade while going towards the Prime Minister's house during Revolution March in Islamabad August 30, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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August 30, 2014
A army soldier stands guard at a government building while supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri move towards...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A army soldier stands guard at a government building while supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri move towards...
A army soldier stands guard at a government building while supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri move towards the Prime Minister's house during the Revolution March in Islamabad, August 30, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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August 24, 2014
A supporter of the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party Imran Khan, a former...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A supporter of chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party Imran Khan, a former international...
A supporter of the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party Imran Khan, a former international cricketer, cheers with others while listening to him speak during what has been dubbed a "freedom march" in Islamabad August 24, 2014. Khan and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri, who controls a network of Islamic schools and hospitals, have been leading protests in the capital, Islamabad, trying to bring down Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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