Twitter banned in Pakistan

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Pakistan's government has imposed a countrywide ban on the social media website Twitter.

It is not clear exactly what prompted the move, which came just hours after Pakistan's interior minister made assurances that no such step would be taken.

Aleem Maqbool reports from Karachi.

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