Garbage picker

January 28, 2014 - 5:44:37 am

A Pakistani resident collects recyclable items from garbage in Islamabad yesterday. Cash-strapped Pakistan, plagued by a bloody homegrown Taliban insurgency, is battling to get its shaky economy back on track and solve a chronic energy crisis that cripples industry. Economists say growth needs to be seven percent to absorb the booming population.

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