Thousands of scrapped taxis are pictured at a yard in the center of China's Chongqing city on March 4. Traffic congestion and pollution have worsened dramatically in Chinese cities as the country's long-running economic expansion has allowed increasing numbers of consumers to make big-ticket purchases such as cars. China may surpass the US this year to become the largest car market in the world. AFP/Newscom
Imran Khan met with officials of Prime MInister Nawaz Sharif's government Wednesday, after the head of the army said the two sides should negotiate a peaceful end to the current protest in Islamabad.
ByMehreen Zahra-Malik and Syed Raza Hassan, Reuters
Opposition leader Imran Khan opened negotiations Wednesday with the Pakistani government, a lawmaker from his party said, in an effort to end protests against the prime minister and overcome a political impasse.