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Mass protest heads to #Pakistan parliament

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes have marched on Pakistan's parliament, removing barriers blocking them from soldiers guarding the seat of the country's government.

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#Pakistan deploys army to guard parliament

Pakistan has deployed the army to guard the country's parliament in Islamabad and the government "red zone" area in the face of a planned mass anti-government protest, officials have said.

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Taliban launches major Afghan offensive

Hundreds of Taliban fighters are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials say.

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Islamabad braces for mass protest march

As twin protests in Pakistan's capital enter a fifth day, demonstrators are planning to march on Islamabad's Red Zone in a bid to bring down Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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Khan urges march on #Pakistan PM's stronghold

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan has promised to lead anti-government demonstrations into the capital's heavily protected "red zone", hours after his party announced it was quitting parliament.

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#India calls off #Pakistan talks in #Kashmir row

India has called off high-level talks with its neighbour Pakistan after the latter's envoy to New Delhi held a meeting with Kashmiri pro-independence leaders, India's foreign ministry has said.

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Scores dead in devastating #Nepal floods

The death toll from landslides and flooding in Nepal has risen to 101 after rescuers found four more bodies, officials have said, as they battled to prevent a cholera outbreak.

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Pakistan's Khan calls for civil disobedience

Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan has called for a campaign of civil disobedience as he addressed thousands of supporters protesting for a second day against the government of Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad.

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Flood death toll mounts in #India and #Nepal

The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India has climbed to at least 109 as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses, officials said.

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Hunt on for seized aid workers in #Afghanistan

Afghan police have continued to search for five local Red Cross employees kidnapped by gunmen in the western province of Herat, in the latest case of aid workers being targeted.

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#India and #Nepal reel from deadly floods

The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India has climbed to at least 109 as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses, officials said.

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