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In Pictures: Protests continue in Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a joint session of parliament on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention.

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Anti-government protesters push a container barricade during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

FAISAL MAHMOOD/REUTERS

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Policemen brought to the capital Islamabad as reinforcements listen to their officer during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

FAISAL MAHMOOD/REUTERS

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Anti-government protesters climb a container barricade, attempting to push it over, during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

FAISAL MAHMOOD/REUTERS

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Supporters of Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri wash their laundry in front of the parliament building where they are camped in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Supporters of Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri camp inside the vicinity of the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Supporters of Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri camp inside the vicinity of the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani army soldiers stand alert inside the parliament building during an emergency session in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Anti-government protesters cheer after they remove a container barricade, during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

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An anti-government protester is draped in a national flag as he joins others in removing a container barricade, during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

AKHTAR SOOMRO/REUTERS

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Anti-government protesters take their morning baths during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

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Anti-government protesters check a car as they guard a checkpoint at the entrance of an area under their control near the prime minister's house during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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Anti-government protesters ride past a checkpoint guarded by their follow supporters at the entrance of an area under their control near the prime minister's house during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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Anti-government protesters stand guard at a checkpoint at the entrance of an area under their control near the prime minister's house during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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Anti-government protesters queue up to receive breakfast during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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