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  • Imran Khan, center, along with cleric Tahir ul-Qadri are leading movements to topple Pakistan's prime minister.

    Pakistan slipped deeper into crisis on Thursday after talks between the government and the opposition failed.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 28, 2014, 8:06 AM EDT
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  • Supporters of Canadian-Pakistani cleric Tahir ul Qadri pack up their tents after Qadri called off a sit-in protest against government in front of the Parliament in Islamabad on October 22, 2014.

    Supporters of a leading anti-gov't cleric ends 2-month sit-in after failing to force P.M. Nawaz Sharif to resign.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 23, 2014, 2:59 AM EDT
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  • Yuko Obuchi, Japan's economy, trade and industry minister, attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Obuchi resigned today over allegations that her support groups misused political funds, in a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has made promoting women a pillar of his economic policy.

    Resignations are setback for PM Shinzo Abe, who wants to bring more women into the top levels of government.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 20, 2014, 3:34 AM EDT
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