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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson poses with ceremonial guards at the Lahore Fort in Lahore, Pakistan November 25, 2016. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson poses with ceremonial guards at the Lahore Fort in Lahore, Pakistan. Photo Caren Firouz/Reuters

A rescue worker inspects windscreen of the vehicle belonging to the Paramilitary Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldiers after a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan, 22 November 2016. At least three FC men  were killed and five others were injured when a bomb exploded targeting a vehicle of FC personnel in Peshawar.  EPA/BILAWALARBAB

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A rescue worker inspects windscreen of the vehicle belonging to the Paramilitary Frontier Constabulary soldiers after a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan. Photo Bilawal Arbab/EPA 

Boys wait to collect vegetables from a pile of rotten vegetables near a dustbin in Peshawar, Pakistan November 10, 2016 REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

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Boys wait to collect vegetables from a pile of rotten vegetables near a dustbin in Peshawar, Pakistan. Photo Fayaz Aziz/Reuters 

An Afghan refugee girl stands on the debris of a demolish house in khazana refugees camp outskirts of Peshawar on October 24, 2016.  More than 350,000 Afghan refugees have returned to their war-torn homeland from Pakistan this year, UN data show, with the torrent of people crossing the border expected to continue / AFP PHOTO / A MAJEEDA MAJEED/AFP/Getty Images

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An Afghan refugee girl stands on the debris of a demolish house in Khazana refugee camp on the outskirts of Peshawar. Photo AFP/Getty Images

Indian soldiers as they patrol along a barbed-wire fence near Baras Post

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Indian soldiers as they patrol along a barbed-wire fence near Baras Post on the Line of Control (LoC) between Pakistan and India some 174 kms north west of Srinagar. India’s military has carried out “surgical strikes” along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir to thwart a series of attacks being planned against major cities, the army said on Thursday.

Pakistani children buy balloons to celebrate the Eid al Adha in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Pakistani Muslims are celebrating the Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, on Tuesday to mark the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim -- Abraham to Christians and Jews -- to sacrifice his son. During the holiday Muslims slaughter sheep and cattle, distribute part of the meat to the poor and eat the rest. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Pakistani children buy balloons to celebrate the Eid al Adha in Karachi, Pakistan 

A camel held in ropes by its traders performs a dance to attract customers at a makeshift cattle market, ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan September

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A camel held in ropes by its traders performs a dance to attract customers at a makeshift cattle market, ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan 

Pakistani forces families and students watch the fly past by a F-16 fighter during celebrations to mark Defence Day at the Nur Khan military airbase in Islamabad

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Pakistani forces families and students watch the fly past by a F-16 fighter during celebrations to mark Defence Day at the Nur Khan military airbase in Islamabad

Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan

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Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan

Pakistani local journalists react over the body of a news cameraman after a bomb explosion at a government hospital premises in Quetta on Monday

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Pakistani local journalists react over the body of a news cameraman after a bomb explosion at a government hospital premises in Quetta on Monday 

Pakistani stockbrokers rest during a trading session at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) in Karachi

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Pakistani stockbrokers rest during a trading session at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) in Karachi

Workers move tires from a warehouse after a fire broke out at an industrial zone in Karachi, Pakistan

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Workers move tires from a warehouse after a fire broke out at an industrial zone in Karachi, Pakistan

Police guard Polio vaccination team, during a three-day vaccination campaign in Karachi, Pakistan, 24 May 2016

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Police guard a polio vaccination team, during a three-day vaccination campaign in Karachi. Pakistan. Though new polio cases dropped to a nine-year low in 2015, attacks by Islamist militants against health workers and police guarding them remained a challenge for a UN-funded vaccination campaign.

Pakistani boys cool themselves off during a heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Various parts of the country continued to experience an intense heat wave, with the temperatures reaching 49 degree Celsius (120 Fahrenheit) in Larkana and other cities. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Pakistani boys cool themselves off during a heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan

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People cross a flooded road following torrential rains on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. The death toll in Pakistan due to heavy rains over the last few days have risen to 75 

A Pakistani camel-mounted military band

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A Pakistani camel-mounted military band performs during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on Wednesday

The Wider Image: Pakistan's 'Pink Rickshaw'...Pakistan's first women-only rickshaw service was meant to provide its staff with a new way of gaining financial independence and its passengers with the chance of a ride without being groped and harassed by male drivers. But, after just a year in business, the "Pink Rickshaw" in the Punjabi city of Lahore, is struggling. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza    To match PAKISTAN-RICKSHAWS/           SEARCH "PINK RICKSHAW" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TEMPLATE OUT   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Pakistan’s first women only rickshaw service was meant to provide its staff with a new way of gaining financial independence and its passengers with the chance of a ride without being groped and harassed by male drivers. But, after just a year in business, the “Pink Rickshaw” in the Punjabi city of Lahore, is struggling 

Spotlight: Boxing for girls in Karachi...A combination photo shows students of coach Younus Qambrani posing with their boxing gloves at the first women's boxing coaching camp in Pak Shaheen Boxing Club in Karachi, Pakistan, February 20, 2016. For the past six months about a dozen girls, aged 8 to 17, have gone to the Pak Shine Boxing Club after school to practice their jabs, hooks and upper cuts. Pakistani women have been training as boxers in small numbers and competed in the South Asian Games last year, said Younis Qambrani, the coach who founded the club in 1992 in the Karachi neighbourhood of Lyari, better known for internecine gang warfare than for breaking glass ceilings.  REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES

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A combination photo shows students of coach Younus Qambrani (photographed bottom right) posing with their boxing gloves at the first women’s boxing coaching camp in Pak Shaheen Boxing Club in Karachi, Pakistan. For the past six months about a dozen girls, aged 8 to 17, have gone to the Pak Shine Boxing Club after school to practice their jabs, hooks and upper cuts.

A worker from the capital development authorities attaches a billboard to polls over a highway in Islamabad, Pakistan

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A worker from the capital development authorities attaches a billboard to polls over a highway in Islamabad, Pakistan

Pakistani troops arrive at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda town, some 35 kilometers (21 miles) outside the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Gunmen stormed Bacha Khan University named after the founder of an anti-Taliban political party in the country's northwest Wednesday

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Pakistani troops arrive at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda town, some 35 kilometers (21 miles) outside the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday. Gunmen stormed Bacha Khan University named after the founder of an anti-Taliban political party in the country’s northwest