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Imran Khan leads opposition rally

Thousands have gathered in the Pakistani city of Lahore as a key opposition rally got under way, demanding the government’s ouster over allegations of vote fraud. The demonstration is led by Imran Khan, famous cricketer-turned-politician who heads the Tehrik-e-Insaf party, the third-largest in parliament. The protesters are travelling in a motorcade from Lahore to the capital, Islamabad, to continue the ...

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Imran Khan leads opposition rally

Thousands have gathered in the Pakistani city of Lahore as a key opposition rally got under way, demanding the government’s ouster over allegations of vote fraud. The demonstration is led by Imran Khan, famous cricketer-turned-politician who heads the Tehrik-e-Insaf party, the third-largest in parliament. The protesters are travelling in a motorcade from Lahore to the capital, Islamabad, to continue the ...

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Imran Khan leads opposition rally

Thousands have gathered in the Pakistani city of Lahore as a key opposition rally got under way, demanding the government’s ouster over allegations of vote fraud. The demonstration is led by Imran Khan, famous cricketer-turned-politician who heads the Tehrik-e-Insaf party, the third-largest in parliament. The protesters are travelling in a motorcade from Lahore to the capital, Islamabad, to continue the ...

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Cairo’s Rabaa massacre: One year later

D. Parvaz is the special projects editor at Al Jazeera English online. She was in Cairo in July and August 2013, and witnessed the violent dispersal of protesters at the Rabaa al-Adawiya sit-in on August 14. Al Jazeera asked her to share her experiences from that day. For days, there was an ominous feeling hanging over Cairo. The two sit-ins ...

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Cairo’s Rabaa massacre: One year later

D. Parvaz is the special projects editor at Al Jazeera English online. She was in Cairo in July and August 2013, and witnessed the violent dispersal of protesters at the Rabaa al-Adawiya sit-in on August 14. Al Jazeera asked her to share her experiences from that day. For days, there was an ominous feeling hanging over Cairo. The two sit-ins ...

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Cairo’s Rabaa massacre: One year later

D. Parvaz is the special projects editor at Al Jazeera English online. She was in Cairo in July and August 2013, and witnessed the violent dispersal of protesters at the Rabaa al-Adawiya sit-in on August 14. Al Jazeera asked her to share her experiences from that day. For days, there was an ominous feeling hanging over Cairo. The two sit-ins ...

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More than 1 million people affected by Ebola: WHO

United Nations, August 14: With more than one million people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the WHO has warned that there is “no early end in sight” to the severe health crisis and called for “extraordinary measures” to stop the transmission of the disease. According to the latest update issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), ...

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Russian PM Medvedev’s Twitter account hacked: gov’t

MOSCOW, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) — Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s Twitter account has been hacked, and the words on his resignation were fake, the Russian government press service said Thursday. “The (latest) tweets are not…

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N Korea Fires Missiles As Pope Visits South

North Korea has launched several missiles into the sea to coincide with a visit by Pope Francis to the South. Three rockets were fired as the pope’s plane approached Seoul – and there were reports of a further three, shortly after he touched down. All of the short-range missiles landed in the sea off North Korea’s east coast, hundreds of ...

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Israel vs. Hamas, the world chooses sides, the oblivious choose Hamas

As in any dispute, the world is torn regarding the tragic situation in Gaza. In this age of advanced technology events play out in real time. Passionate opinions concerning these matters are formed and expressed with equal speed and efficiency. Loyalties are, as they have long been, divided vis-a-vis the latest Mideast crisis. Woeful is the ignorance afflicting everyone siding ...

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