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Pakistan government in crisis

The second largest party in Pakistan's coalition said on Sunday it would go into opposition, depriving the government, a strategic US ally, of its majority and raising the prospect of an early election.

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Pakistan government scrambles to survive

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s government scrambled on Monday to survive after losing its majority, tipping the nuclear-armed state into a political crisis threatening to destabilise the US ally in the war on Al-Qaeda.

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Key political risks to watch in Pakistan

Pakistan’s government lost its parliamentary majority on Jan. 2 after a key coalition partner, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), announced it would go into opposition, plunging the country vital for US efforts to pacify Afghanistan into a deep political crisis.

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Pakistan’s main govt coalition partner quits

KARACHI - The second largest party in Pakistan’s coalition said on Sunday it would go into opposition, depriving the government, a strategic US ally, of its majority and raising the prospect of an early election.

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