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A health worker administers the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine to his colleague while Prime Minister's advisor on health issues Faisal Sultan, second right, and other officials watches during a ceremony to start the vaccination campaign in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People stand in line to receive free face masks being distributed by volunteers to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Women buy flowers to celebrate Valentine's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. Valentine's Day is considered un-Islamic in Pakistan.

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan pose for photos before a meeting, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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In this photo released by the Press Information Department, Pakistani President Arif Alvi, right, shakes hands with visiting Turkish President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Erdogan is on a two-day visit to Pakistan.

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A cleric leads the special or "Kusoof" prayers at the Faisal mosque during a solar eclipse in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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A partial solar eclipse is seen from Islamabad, Pakistan. The last solar eclipse of 2019 was witnessed in Pakistan along with several other countries.

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Supporters of a religious party sit in protest to block a highway, near Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistani radical cleric Maulana Fazlur Rehman has abruptly announced to end his two-weeks long sit-in in the capital, Islamabad but claimed that now his supporters will block highways to pressure the prime minister to resign over his alleged bad governance.

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Supporters of Pakistani radical cleric Maulana Fazlur Rehman pray at the conclusion of a protest march in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani radical cleric Maulana Fazlur Rehman, second from right, prays with other leaders as they conclude a protest march in Islamabad, Pakistan. Rehman has abruptly announced to end his two-weeks long sit-in in the capital, Islamabad, but claimed that now his supporters will block highways to pressure prime minister to resign over his alleged bad governance.

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Supporters of the Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party offer prayers during an anti-government march, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Tens of thousands of Islamists at a massive protest camp in Pakistan's capital awaited a deadline set by their leader calling for the Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign.

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Supporters of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party participate in an anti-government march, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Tens of thousands of Islamists at a massive protest camp in Pakistan's capital awaited a deadline set by their leader calling for the Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign.

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Supporters of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party chant slogans during an anti-government march, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Tens of thousands of Islamists at a massive protest camp in Pakistan's capital awaited a deadline set by their leader calling for the prime minister resign.

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Firebrand cleric Maulana Fazlur Rehman, center, and head of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party waves to his supporters during an anti-government march, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Tens of thousands of Islamists at a massive protest camp in Pakistan's capital awaited a deadline set by their leader calling for Prime Minister, Imran Khan to resign.

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Supporters of a Pakistani radical Islamist party 'Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam' offer prayers during an anti-government march, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Thousands of members of a radical Islamist party have camped out in Pakistan's capital, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan over economic hardships.

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Britain's Prince William, right, and his wife Kate meet Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate interact with students during their visit to a school outside Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrive in a traditionally painted motorized rickshaw to attend a reception in Islamabad, Pakistan. They kicked off a five-day tour of Pakistan on Tuesday amid much fanfare and tight security.

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Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, escorts Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate as they arrive at the Nur Khan base in Islamabad, Pakistan. They are on a five-day visit, which authorities say will help further improve relations between the two countries.

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In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, center, receives members of Taliban delegation at the Foreign Office in Islamabad, Pakistan. Senior Taliban leaders are meeting with Qureshi in Islamabad as part of a push to revive an Afghanistan peace deal that has included stops in Russia, China and Iran.

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In this photo released by the Press Information Department, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, center, hand shakes jointly with Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani, right, and Chinese counterpart Wang Yi prior to a meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan is hosting the third round of trilateral talks with Afghanistan and China to cover trade, counterterrorism and ending Afghanistan's 18-year war.

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Pakistani Kashmiris rally near the Parliament House to express solidarity with Indian Kashmiris in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani Kashmiris rally near the Parliament House to express solidarity with Indian Kashmiris in Islamabad, Pakistan. The protests and anti-India rallies continued for the forth consecutive week in solidarity with Kashmiri people after India abrogated Articles 370 and 35A, shrinking the rights of Kashmir people.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, center, attends a Kashmir rally at the Prime Minister office in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan said he had warned the international community that India could launch an attack on Pakistani-held Kashmir in an effort to divert the attention from human rights abuses in its portion of the Himalayan region.

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Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamaat-e-Islami rally against India in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria pays tribute to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, in Islamabad.

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Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi addresses a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan. Qureshi said that Islamabad is not considering any military actions and instead is looking at political and legal options to challenge India's changes to disputed Kashmir's status. Qureshi rejected New Delhi's claim that the changes were its internal matter and that Islamabad should reconsider its expulsion of India's ambassador and suspension of trade and a key train service.

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In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, second from right, talks with visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Islamabad, Pakistan. Ghani has arrived on his first visit to Pakistan, in an attempt to forge a fresh relationship with Prime Minister Imran Khan's government and reach out to Islamabad for help in getting the Taliban to talk peace with Kabul.

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People pray during the fueral of Pakistani activist Mohammad Bilal Khan in Abbotabad. Pakistani police said Khan, an activist known for his online criticism of the country's military and politicians, was killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad.

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Pakistani opposition lawmakers protest against the budget that was presented at the Parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's finance minister presented the new federal budget to Parliament, proposing additional taxes and increasing electricity and gas tariffs to meet IMF conditions for getting a $6 billion bailout.

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Pakistan's opposition leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in blue shirt center, sees off his father Asif Ali Zardari, former President of Pakistan with other family members, at his residence in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's anti-graft body arrested Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto, in a multi-million dollar money laundering case that has shaken the country.

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Muslims girls show their hands painted with henna to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, center, a leader of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party speaks to reporters surrounded by party workers following a supreme court decision, in Islamabad, Pakistan. In a ruling the supreme court granted six weeks' bail to Sharif for medical treatment at a domestic hospital. The court said Sharif -- who has heart-related issues -- will not be allowed to leave the country.

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Pakistani Air Force F-16 fighter jets fly in formation during a military parade to mark Pakistan National Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahtir Mohamad, second left, with his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, and Pakistani President Arif Alvi attend Pakistan National Day parade in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Chinese J-10 fighter jets demonstrate an aerobatic performance during a military parade to mark Pakistan National Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistanis are celebrating their National Day with a military parade that's showcasing short- and long-range missiles, tanks, jets, drones and other hardware.

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In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, left, heads an emergency meeting with unidentified official, following Indian aircraft have violated the Pakistani territory, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, heads an emergency meeting following Indian aircraft have violated the Pakistani territory, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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In this photo released by the Press Information Department, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, chairs a meeting of the National Security Committee in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's prime minister authorized the armed forces to "respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure" by neighboring India, as tensions soared between the nuclear-armed rivals.

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Jaish chief Masood Azhar in Islamabad

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan delivers policy statement on Pulwama attack, in Islamabad.

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In this photo released by the Press Information Department, visiting Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, listens to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting in Islamabad.

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In this photo released by the Press Information Department, visiting Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center left, and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, center right, witness the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Petroleum, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani riders drive past portraits of Pakistani and Saudi leaders display on the occasion of the visit by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince to Pakistan, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan said Wednesday that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Islamabad later this week on an official visit that is expected to include the signing of agreements for billions of dollars of investment in Pakistan.

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A supporter of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif holds his picture and makes a victory sign after a court ruling, outside the Islamabad High Court in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Pakistani court suspended the prison sentences of Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law and set them free on bail pending their appeal hearings. The court made the decision on the corruption case handed down to the Sharifs by an anti-graft tribunal earlier this year.

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In this photo released by Press Information Department, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, meets visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, front, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan met with Pompeo, saying he was "optimistic" he could reset the relationship with Washington after the U.S. suspended aid over the country's alleged failure to combat militants.

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In this photo released by Press Information Department, visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hand with Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, prior to their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pompeo arrived in Pakistan at a time when relations between the two countries have sunk to a new low.

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Pakistani lawmakers arrive to cast their votes for presidential election at parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrives to cast his vote for presidential election at parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan. Polling started at Pakistan's parliament and four provincial legislatures to indirectly elect the country's new President, a process which will strengthen grip of the ruling party on power, as its nominee Arif Alvi is expected to easily become new ceremonial head of the state.

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Arif Alvi, presidential candidate from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party, makes a victory sign upon arrival at parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan. Polling started at Pakistan's parliament and four provincial legislatures to indirectly elect the country's new President, a process which will strengthen grip of the ruling party on power, as its nominee Alvi is expected to easily become new ceremonial head of the state.

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In this photo released by Press Information Department, Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain, center left, administrates oath of office to federal ministers while Prime Minister Imran Khan, center right, looks on during a ceremony at a presidential palace in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet was sworn, a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan pledged to cut government spending, end corruption and repatriate public funds.

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Posters with images of Imran Khan are displayed in the celebration of his government at a highway in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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In this Jan 4, 2004, file photo former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is seen with the then Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Pakistani Zafarullha Khan Jamali at a meeting in Islamabad.

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Opposition lawmakers protest outside the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan. Placard at bottom reads, "rigging of elections is unacceptable."

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In this photo released by the National Assembly, newly elected parliamentarian Imran Khan, left, takes the oath of office with Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's newly elected parliament convened for the first time since last month's general elections that saw the party of former cricket star turned politician Khan win most seats, propelling him toward the post of the country's next prime minister.

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Police officers stand guard outside the head office of the Pakistan Election Commission, where opposition parties are holding a rally, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's opposition parties have held a rally in the capital calling for the head of the elections oversight body to step down following allegations of fraud and irregularities in last month's elections.

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Former Pakistani Deputy Interior Minister Talal Chaudhry, center left, speaks outside the Supreme Court in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's top court barred Chaudary from holding office for the next five years for insulting judges in a speech last March.

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Maulana Fazlur Rehman, left, head of a Pakistani religious parties alliance speaks to journalists with former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, a leader in the Pakistan People's Party, after their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's political parties say they will join hands against the "stolen mandate" of Imran Khan, whose party won the most votes in an election marred by allegations of fraud.

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Pakistani police commandos stand guard outside the cardiac ward, where jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was moved, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Sharif was moved from his cell to the main hospital in Islamabad after suffering heart trouble, an official said.

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Supporters of Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, celebrate projected unofficial results announced by television channels indicating their candidates' success in the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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A supporter of Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, releases fireworks to celebrate projected unofficial results announced by television channels indicating their candidates' success in the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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A woman casts her vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People wait in queue at a polling station to cast their votes in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People wait in queue at a polling station to cast their votes in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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A Pakistani woman casts her vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People wait in queue at a polling station to cast their votes in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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A Pakistani casts his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People cast their votes in the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan to elect the country's third straight civilian election, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history.

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A Pakistani woman casts her vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan to elect the country's third straight civilian election, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history.

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Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, arrives to address an election campaign rally in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan will hold general election on July 25.

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Supporters of Hafiz Saeed, center, head of the Pakistani religious party Jamaat-ud-Dawa, make way for him while he arrives to address an election campaign rally of a newly formed political party Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan will hold general election on July 25.

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A woman walks on a dry bank that provides water to the cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi at Rawal Dam in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People rowing in a reaming water capital's water reservoir, Rawal dam which at its lowest level in Islamabad, Pakistan. The water level in dams and rivers are low due to dry and hot weather causing water and energy shortage to civilians.

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Protesters stage a sit-in demanding water in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistanis are facing a shortage of clean drinking water due to the low level of water in the country's dams caused by the hot summer and a lack of rainfall. Placard in front reads "make sure of a supply of water".

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Workers eat a free meal provided by volunteers at a roadside to mark International Labor Day in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani Kashmiris protest near Indian Embassy to express solidarity with Indian Kashmiris observed the Kashmir Black Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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The wife, right, and mother, center, of imprisoned Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav are escorted by an Indian diplomat after meeting with Jadhav at Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, Pakistan. The wife and mother of an imprisoned Indian naval officer facing the death penalty in Pakistan for espionage and sabotage have arrived in Islamabad for a rare meeting with him.

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Former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother meet him while seated across a glass partition at the Pakistan Foreign Office in Islamabad.

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Pakistani traders shout anti-American slogans during a protest rally in Islamabad, Pakistan. Hundreds of Islamists and other organizations have rallied in major cities of Pakistan, condemning U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Leader of the Pakistan's People's party, PPP, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, center left, gives the victory sign to his supporters while his father and former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari, center right, waves, during an opposition rally in Islamabad, Pakistan. Bilawal said that the PPP will not let society move towards extremism.

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Head of the Pakistani Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah radical religious party, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, center, prays with his supporters in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistani Islamists announced they were disbanding their sit-in near Islamabad after the country's law minister resigned, caving in to the protesters who have been demanding his ouster in a three-week-long rally.

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Head of the Pakistani Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah radical religious party, Khadim Hussain Rizvi gestures during a press conference regarding Saturday's police operation against them, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistani Islamists pressed ahead with their rally near Islamabad in even larger numbers a day after clashes with police left six dead and dozens wounded.

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Pakistani paramilitary soldiers stand guard at a closed road leading to a radical religious party's sit-in protest at an entrance to Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Supporters of a radical religious party, Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, read morning newspapers and eat breakfast during a sit-in protest at an entrance of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistani Islamists are pressing ahead with their rally near Islamabad in even larger numbers, a day after clashes with police left six dead and dozens wounded.

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Smoke rises as Pakistani police officers fire tear gas shell to disperse protesters during a clash in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Protesters hurls back a tear gas shell fired by police during a clash in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistani police have launched an operation to clear an intersection linking capital Islamabad with the garrison city of Rawalpindi where an Islamist group's supporters have camped out for the last 20 days.

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Protesters offer prayers sit outside their make-shift tents during a sit-in protest at an entrance of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistani police have warned an Islamist rally to disband within hours to avoid a crackdown near the capital, where an estimated 5,000 members of a radical Islamic party have camped out and disrupted life.

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Supporters of Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif shout slogans as he left an accountability court in Islamabad, Pakistan. Sharif has appeared before an anti-graft court where his lawyer has asked the judges to merge three corruption cases against him into one.

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, before their meeting at the Prime Minister's residence, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa, with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, center right, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, right front passenger in vehicle, arrives at an accountability court in Islamabad, Pakistan. Sharif and his family members have been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers.

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Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, right front passenger in vehicle, waves upon her arrival at an accountability court in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waves to his party supporters during his Pakistan Muslim League party general council meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan. Sharif has been re-elected as president of the country's ruling party despite the scandal surrounding his dismissal from office. His re-election came after parliament the previous day approved a bill allowing officials disqualified by courts to hold party offices.

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Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, right, addresses a news conference with party fellows, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Sharif made his first appearance before an anti-corruption court in Islamabad, to face corruption charges.

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Pakistani protesters try to remove hurdles to march to the Myanmar Embassy during a protest to condemn ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan is urging the world to put pressure on Myanmar, where renewed violence has forced out tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

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India's High Commissioner in Pakistan Gautam Bambawale unfurls the Tricolour during 71st Independence Day celebration at High Commission of India, in Islamabad.

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Pakistan airforce pilots demonstrate their skill during an air show to celebrate the 70th Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan gained its independence from British colonial rule in 1947.

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A huge convoy of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif leaves Islamabad, Pakistan. Sharif kick-started his mass contact campaign in a move aimed at demonstrating his political strength by leading a rally from the capital to his home city of Lahore, ignoring security threats.

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Saifullah Khalid, right, a religious scholar and longtime official of the banned militant Jamaat-ud-Dawa group, and president of the newly-formed Milli Muslim League party, addresses a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan. Jamaat-ud-Dawa is seeking to enter the political sphere by launching the new party.

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