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Imran Khan taps anti-US sentiment in Pakistan; economy will be key for new govt

Supporters of former prime minister Imran Khan listening to his speech during a protest in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 13. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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ISLAMABAD - After last week's removal from the prime minister's office through a no-confidence vote, Pakistan's Imran Khan has taken to the streets with his supporters in an attempt to force the new government to immediately call a new election.

His main tool to mobilise his support base remains the anti-United States sentiment in the country.

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