A joint session of parliament is under way in Pakistan as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tries to rally support against the protesters calling for his resignation.
The political crisis in Pakistan has taken another violent turn, as anti-government protesters stormed the state broadcaster's building in the capital, forcing it go off-air for approximately 45 minutes, as police continue to fire tear gas at those gathered outside parliament.
Anti-government protesters have continued to clash with the police in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, as government called for reinforcements after overnight clashes left at least three dead and more than 300 injured.
At least 23 people have been killed in western Afghanistan after a fuel tanker collided with a van, official have said, in the latest accident in a country with poorly maintained roads and often reckless driving.
Police in Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad have fired tear gas and rubber bullets on anti-government protesters attempting to storm Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's official residence, injuring six people, officials said..
Myanmar has discovered it has only 51 million people - far less than the previously estimated 60 million, according to preliminary results of the latest census.
Pakistan's powerful military has stepped back into politics, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters demanding the resignation of prime minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud.
Pakistani troops have recovered a prominent academic held for four years by the Taliban in the country's troubled northwest, officials have said.
Gunmen have opened fire on worshippers at a shrine in southwest Pakistan, killing at least six members of a minority Islamic sect and wounding seven others, officials have said.
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