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Posted: August 21, 2014 at 4:25 a.m.

As protesters mill, Pakistani urges talks ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's powerful army chief called Wednesday for the country's civilian government to negotiate with thousands of protesters surrounding parliament who are demanding the prime minister step down over allegations of fraud in last year's election.

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