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Pakistani students cross a makeshift bridge in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. The previous bridge was washed away in a flood.

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Pakistani students cross a makeshift bridge in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday. The previous bridge was washed away in a flood

A vendor carries garlands of marigold flowers at a wholesale flower market in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

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A vendor carries garlands of marigold flowers at a wholesale flower market in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 14 September 2015. Pakistan still accounts for the majority of polio cases globally. However, there has been a marked decline in cases in recent months, with only 26 children contracting the illness in 2015 after 306 cases were detected last year. More than 90 percent of the victims were from the conflict zone on the Afghan border, where gunmen linked with al-Qaeda often attack health workers vaccinating children, Health Minister, Saira Afzal Tarar, has said

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A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. Pakistan still accounts for the majority of polio cases globally

n Indian Naval soldier pays respect at the India Gate war memorial during a ceremony to commemorate 50th anniversary of a war between India and Pakistan, in New Delhi, India

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An Indian Naval soldier pays respect at the India Gate war memorial during a ceremony to commemorate 50th anniversary of a war between India and Pakistan, in New Delhi, India. In New Delhi, leaders marked the anniversary of the 1965 war fought over Kashmir that ended in a ceasefire and a return to front lines that predated the conflict. India and Pakistan have fought three wars since independence and partition in 1947. 

TOPSHOTS A Pakistani farmer dries his co...TOPSHOTS A Pakistani farmer dries his corn in a field on the outskirts of  Lahore on August 9, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / Arif ALIArif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

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A Pakistani farmer dries his corn on the outskirts of Lahore

The parents of Shafqat Hussain, a convicted murderer speak  to journalists after their son was hanged at a central jail in Karachi, at their relatives home in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani administered Kashmir, 04 August 2015. Pakistani authorities on 04 August hanged Shafqat Hussain whose family claimed was only 14 years old when convicted on murder charges a decade ago, officials said. Shafqat Hussain was executed at a prison in the southern city of Karachi, an Interior Ministry official said. One of Hussain's relatives confirmed the hanging to media as the family waited for the body outside the prison. The had been postponed four times this year to settle a dispute about his age at the time he killed a 7-year-old boy in 2004.

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The parents of Shafqat Hussain, a convicted murderer sit at their relatives home in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani administered Kashmir after their son was hanged at a central jail in Karachi on Tuesday

Pakistani Muslims attend Friday prayers during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Lahore . Islam's holy month of Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims worldwide marked by fasting, abstaining from foods, sex and smoking from dawn to dusk for soul cleansing and strengthening the spiritual bond between them and the Almighty

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Pakistani Muslims attend Friday prayers during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan

A worker prepares vermicelli at a workshop in Hyderabad, Pakistan, ahead of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

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A worker prepares vermicelli at a workshop in Hyderabad, Pakistan, ahead of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

 A man and his cart loaded with sacks of vegetables near the Afghan border in Chaman, Pakistan, 22 May 2015. The merchants wait for clearance to cross into Afghanistan with their goods

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A man and his cart loaded with sacks of vegetables near the Afghan border in Chaman, Pakistan on Friday. The merchants wait for clearance to cross into Afghanistan with their goods

A child looks on at an area affected by torrential rains in Peshawar, Pakistan, 27 April 2015. Rescue workers were scrambling to reach dozens of people believed trapped under collapsed buildings on 27 April after heavy overnight rains and strong winds killed 44 people in north-western Pakistan.  The meteorological department categorized the storm as "mini tornado or twister," warning the government to take more serious steps to tackle climate change especially in northern Himalayan regions

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A child looks on at an area affected by torrential rains in Peshawar, Pakistan. Rescue workers were scrambling to reach dozens of people believed to be trapped under collapsed buildings on Monday after heavy overnight rains and strong winds killed 44 people in north-western Pakistan

Pakistani children play near the Ravi river in Lahore

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Pakistani children play near the Ravi river in Lahore.

Pakistani commandos hang from a helicopter

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Commandos hang from a helicopter during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on Monday

Pakistani Muslim students attend a religious madrassa, or school, to learn the Quran, in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Religious schools in Pakistan, most of them in mosques, are the only source of education for thousands of children.

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Pakistani Muslim students attend a religious madrassa to learn the Koran, in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday. Religious schools in Pakistan, most of them in mosques, are the only source of education for thousands of children

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Afghan refugee women, clad in a burqa, climb on a truck to be repatriated to Afghanistan, at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office on the outskirts of Peshawar

An Afghan refugee man sitting on a wooden cart plays with his son on the roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

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An Afghan refugee sitting on a wooden cart plays with his son on the roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

An Afghan refugee child sits at the doorway of a mud home in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.

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An Afghan refugee child sits at the doorway of a mud home in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

An Afghan refugee boy walks toward a hand pump to fetch water, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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An Afghan refugee boy walks toward a hand pump to fetch water, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan 

Indian villager looks from hole in the wall of a building allegedly damaged by shelling from the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir border, at Arnia village, about 45 KM from Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India, 30 January 2015. According to local sources in a major ceasefire violation by Pakistani Rangers three civilians were wounded on the Indian side of the disputed India-Pakistan Kashmir border when Pakistani troops allegedly fired mortar shells at border posts and villages.

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Indian villager looks from hole in the wall of a building allegedly damaged by shelling from the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir border, at Arnia village, about 45 KM from Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India. According to local sources in a major ceasefire violation by Pakistani Rangers three civilians were wounded on the Indian side of the disputed India-Pakistan Kashmir border when Pakistani troops allegedly fired mortar shells at border posts and villages.

Famine in Pakistan...epa04587737 A child affected from famine waits to get medical treatment in Tharparkar, Sindh province, Pakistan, 27 January 2015. Reports state that some 47 people, most of them infants, died in January due to malnutrition in the famine-hit area of the Sindh province.

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A child affected by the famine waits to get medical treatment in Tharparkar, Sindh province, Pakistan. Reports state that about 47 people, most of them infants, died in January of malnutrition. 

Afghan refugee children ride a donkey-cart along a dirt track on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

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Afghan refugee children ride a donkey-cart along a dirt track on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan on Thursday