Asia Pacific Pakistan faces a major political crisis: 6 things to know

Street protests in Islamabad haven't yet forced Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign, but they are boosting the role of the powerful Army.

By , Correspondent

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Pakistan’s capital city has been paralyzed for the last two weeks by tens of thousands of protesters led by cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan and outspoken cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who are demanding the resignation of the prime minister and his government.