Pakistani Muslim scholar Tahir-ul Qadri (C) joins hands with the leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) political party, during a public rally in Karachi on January 1, 2013. A motorcycle bomb exploded Tuesday near the venue of a major political rally in Pakistan's largest city Karachi, killing two people and injuring 25 others, police said. The bombing appeared to be targeted at buses carrying supporters of the city's dominant political party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), which organised the rally attended by thousands of people. AFP PHOTO / ASIF HASSAN
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A Pakistani woman points to an anti-government poster before the upcoming anti-government rally of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in Lahore. Tahir-ul-Qadri, has launched campaign against Nawaz Sharif and has hinted to join Khan's long-march. The threat of a nationwide protest by the Tehrik-e-Insaf led by cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has put pressure on the government of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.