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Posted: February 24, 2014 at 3:15 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Taliban are cancer for Pakistan.Taliban are cancer for the humanity.” Altaf Hussain, leader of the Karachi-based Muttahida Quami Movement, during an anti-Taliban rally expressing solidarity with Pakistan’s forces amid violence in the area

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