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A Pakistani vendor loads roasted corn onto a handcart in Lahore on June 13, 2014. Pakistan is gripped by a chronic energy crisis which has put a brake on industrial productivity, and is struggling to control inflation, currently at 8.6 per cent. AFP PHOTO/Arif ALIArif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

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A vendor loads roasted corn on to a handcart in Lahore, Pakistan. The country is gripped by a chronic energy crisis that has put a brake on industrial productivity, and is struggling to control inflation, currently at 8.6 per cent 

Smoke rises above Karachi airport terminal Monday, June 9, 2014 in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked the terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher during a five-hour siege that killed 13 people as explosions echoed into the night, while security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers, officials said Monday. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

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Smoke rises above Karachi airport terminal in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked the terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher. Security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers during a five-hour siege in which at least 29 people died, officials said on Monday. 

Pakistani girls show their fingers being marked after receiving polio vaccine in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Pakistan required  all travelers leaving the country to obtain a polio vaccination, the health ministry said

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Girls show off their painted fingers after receiving the polio vaccine in Lahore, Pakistan, on Tuesday

Pakistani day laborer Hassanain Ahmad, 17, cools off under a water supply pipe as the temperature rises in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, June 2, 2014. Temperatures reached 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 degrees Fahrenheit)

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Pakistani day laborer Hassanain Ahmad cools off under a water supply pipe as the temperature rises in Islamabad, Pakistan to 39 degrees on Monday

Indian fishermen released by Pakistan po...Indian fishermen released by Pakistan pose for a photograph as they make victory signs after arriving at a railway station in Ahmedabad on May 29, 2014. Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ordered the release of 151 Indian prisoners ahead of his historic visit to New Delhi to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in as premier. Islamabad's move to free the prisoners -- mostly fishermen accused of violating Pakistan's territorial waters -- was welcomed by India as a diplomatic gesture ahead of the inauguration. Some 150 Indian fishermen released by Pakistan have arrived in Gujarat.  AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKYSAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian fishermen released by Pakistan pose for a photograph as they make victory signs on arriving at a railway station in Ahmedabad. Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, ordered the release of 151 Indian prisoners ahead of his historic visit to New Delhi on Tuesday to attend the swearing in as premier of Narendra Modi. Islamabad’s move to free the prisoners, mostly fishermen accused of violating Pakistan’s territorial waters, was welcomed by India as a diplomatic gesture ahead of the inauguration 

Labourers pick onions in a field near Multan in the South Punjab province May 14, 2014.

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Labourers pick onions in a field near Multan in the South Punjab province

A Pakistani herder leads his camels along a road in the central Punjab city of Jhang on May 12, 2014. Seventy percent of Pakistan's 180 million population live in rural areas and most of them depend of livestock.

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A herder leads his camels along a road in the central Punjab city of Jhang. Seventy per cent of Pakistan’s 180m population live in rural areas and most of them depend of livestock.

TOPSHOTS A Pakistani family chooses a sc...TOPSHOTS A Pakistani family chooses a school bag at a shop in Rawalpindi on April 15, 2014. Pakistan has re-entered the international bond market after a seven-year gap, the finance ministry said Wednesday, raising $2 billion to boost dwindling foreign exchange reserves and shore up the rupee.  AFP PHOTO/Farooq NAEEMFAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images

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A family looks at a wide array of school bags at a shop in Rawalpindi. Pakistan has re-entered the international bond market after a seven-year gap, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, raising $2bn to boost dwindling foreign exchange reserves and shore up the rupee.

People comfort a relative of the victim of a bomb blast at a hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan, 09 April 2014. At least 23 people were killed when a bomb ripped through the crowded market in Islamabad on 09 April, amid a fragile ceasefire between the government and Islamist militants. More than three dozen people were injured in the attack.

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People comfort a relative of one of the victims of a bomb blast in Islamabad, Pakistan. At least 23 people were killed when a bomb ripped through a crowded market in Islamabad on Wednesday, amid a fragile ceasefire between the government and Islamist militants.

An elderly Afghan refugee man walks toward the main road through a muddy slippery track, during a rainfall in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, March 28, 2014. For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world s largest refugee communities: hundreds of thousands of Afghans who have fled the repeated wars and fighting in their country. Since the 2002 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan some 3.8 million Afghans have returned to their home country, according to the U.N. s refugee agency, thousands of them still live without electricity, running water and other basic services.

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An elderly Afghan refugee man walks toward the main road through a muddy slippery track, during a rainfall in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world s largest refugee communities.