Pakistan PM Khan’s survival on the line as parliament set to vote

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By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s career was at stake on Sunday as he faced a difficult vote to oust him, potentially leading to fresh political instability in the nuclear-armed country of 220 million people. A united opposition has tabled a no-confidence motion against Khan for a parliamentary session starting at 11:30 a.m. (0630 GMT). If they remain united, Khan is set to fall below the 172 votes needed to survive the no-confidence vote. On the streets of the capital Islamabad, there was a heavy police and paramilitary presence, with shipping contain…

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