Pakistan session backs Sharif

Speaking to legislators, minister calls protesters ‘terrorists’

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 5:15 a.m.

People do their laundry Tuesday at a camp in front of Pakistan’s parliament building in Islamabad where protesters have rallied for weeks seeking the prime minister’s resignation.

Pakistan's lawmakers rallied behind the country's prime minister Tuesday in an emergency session, even as thousands of protesters remained camped outside parliament demanding his ouster.

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