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Pakistan's powerful army steps in to resolve political crisis

A supporter of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, uses a hand fan as he sleeps in a mosquito tent while another reads newspaper in front of the Parliament building during what Khan dubbed as a "freedom march" in Islamabad August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

A supporter of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, uses a hand fan as he sleeps in a mosquito tent while another reads newspaper in front of the Parliament building during what Khan dubbed as a "freedom march"...more

A supporter of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, uses a hand fan as he sleeps in a mosquito tent while another reads newspaper in front of the Parliament building during what Khan dubbed as a "freedom march" in Islamabad August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Supporters of Imran Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek e-Insaf (PTI) political party listen to their party leaders as a police officer stands guard in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Imran Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek e-Insaf (PTI) political party listen to their party leaders as a police officer stands guard in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27,...more

Supporters of Imran Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek e-Insaf (PTI) political party listen to their party leaders as a police officer stands guard in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), listen to their party leaders in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), listen to their party leaders in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra...more

Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), listen to their party leaders in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Imran Khan (C), Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, addresses supporters in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Imran Khan (C), Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, addresses supporters in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Imran Khan (C), Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, addresses supporters in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), chant slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), chant slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27,...more

Supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), chant slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in front of the Parliament house building during the "Revolution March" in Islamabad August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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