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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 8:18
Pakistan army urges talks as protesters march on parliament.
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Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Pakistan's parliament today, in a bid to depose the prime minister, as the nation's powerful military called for talks to resolve the week-long political drama.

Imran Khan, the former cricket star who leads the PTI party, and preacher Tahir-ul-Qadri say, last year's general election was rigged and have led protests to demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign.

Their five-day rallies in Islamabad, and the two-day "long marches" from the eastern city of Lahore that preceded them, have piled pressure on the government little more than a year since its landslide victory.

 
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