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Pakistan 'Temporarily' Blocks Pro-Opposition News Channel

For the second time this year, Pakistan has suspended a private television channel critical of the government. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, known as PEMRA, on Monday said it was immediately pulling ARY News off air for 15 days for "maligning" the court system on one of its shows. The channel must also pay a $97,000 fine. ARY has taken a pro-opposition stance in its coverage of protests calling for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation over...

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