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$1 billion of drugs burned by Pakistani authorities

Pakistani authorities have torched 1.8 tonnes of illegal drugs. The drugs are a combination of hashish, heroin, opium, cocaine, amphetamine and contraband liquor. If sold, the international price would be over one billion dollars. 5 days ago

Pakistani police move to clear Islamist sit-in paralyzing capital

Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon in clashes with stone-throwing Islamist protesters on November 25, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks. Clashes immediately broke out between members of Tehreek-e-Labaik, a hard-line Islamist party, and some 4,000 police sent to break up the protest. 15 days ago

Pakistani police move to clear Islamist sit-in paralyzing capital

Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon in clashes with stone-throwing Islamist protesters on November 25, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks. Clashes immediately broke out between members of Tehreek-e-Labaik, a hard-line Islamist party, and some 4,000 police sent to break up the protest. 15 days ago