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Thursday, October 02, 2014, 5:51 a.m.

Despite criticism, festival opens at Pakistan ruins

MOHENJODARO, Pakistan — Folk dancers and singers wearing traditional multicolored dresses took the stage Saturday at one of the world’s most ancient archaeological sites in southern Pakistan for a festival that organizers say aspires to promote peace in a nation where political violence has left 40,000 dead in recent years.

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  • Headline: Despite criticism, festival opens at Pakistan ruins
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 7 on 02/02/2014
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