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World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
A New York court on Monday released an edited version of a secret government memo legally justifying a drone attack that killed a US citizen, radical Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, in Yemen in 2011.
World | Reuters | Monday June 23, 2014
A plane carrying a prominent Pakistani cleric was diverted from the capital Islamabad on Monday where his supporters clashed with police amid government concerns about the return of a man who describes himself as a revolutionary.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 23, 2014
Police fired teargas as they clashed with supporters of a Canada-based cleric at Islamabad airport on Monday ahead of his return to lead what he has called an anti-government "revolution".
World | Reuters | Monday June 23, 2014
Pakistani police fired tear gas on Monday to disperse crowds of supporters of a prominent anti-government cleric who was due to arrive in the country to lead a revolt against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
World | Reuters | Sunday June 22, 2014
A prominent Pakistani cleric, who is due to return to his homeland on Monday, has threatened to lead mass protests against the government as part of his plan to stage a peaceful "revolution" to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday April 18, 2014
The library of a seminary for women run by a controversial hardline cleric in the Pakistani capital has been named after slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 17, 2014
A tribal couple in southwest Pakistan have been stoned to death allegedly on the orders of a local cleric after being accused of having an extramarital affair, local officials told AFP on Monday.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 2, 2014
The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday demanded the inclusion of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and hardline cleric Samiul Haq in the committee formed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for holding talks with the banned group.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Musharraf's legal team yesterday filed the petition pleading the court to strike off his name from the Interior Ministry's Exit Control List.
World | Reuters | Monday November 4, 2013
Pakistan's former military dictator, Pervez Musharraf, was granted bail on Monday in a case related to the killing of a cleric, taking him a step closer to freedom after months under house arrest and legal wrangling over his fate.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday November 1, 2013
The hearing of the bail plea filed by Pakistan's former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf in a case relating to the killing of a Lal Masjid cleric was adjourned to November 4 in Islamabad.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 25, 2013
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's statement that some Muslim youths from communal riot-hit Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh were in touch with Pakistan's intelligence agency has been slammed by prominent clerics of the community as "most unfortuna...
World | Reuters | Sunday September 15, 2013
He is known as the Father of the Taliban, a radical Pakistani cleric who calls the Taliban's one-eyed leader an "angel" and runs a seminary described as the University of Jihad.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 2, 2013
Pakistani police say they have opened a murder investigation into former president Pervez Musharraf's role in the death of a cleric killed during a raid of Red Mosque in Islamabad in 2007. Around a hundred people were also killed in that raid.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 2, 2013
Pakistan police on Monday registered murder charges against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in connection with the death of a radical cleric during the siege of a mosque in 2007.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 23, 2013
The US government formally acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that it had killed four Americans, including militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who died in drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 19, 2013
A populist Pakistani cleric who has generated mass protests to demand sweeping political reform will boycott the forthcoming general elections, he told AFP.
World | Associated Press | Monday March 4, 2013
An elderly Muslim cleric has been convicted by a Miami jury of providing thousands of dollars in financial support to the Pakistani Taliban.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday February 11, 2013
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday grilled cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who recently led a protest against the government, about his Canadian citizenship and the reasons for his petition seeking the reconstitution of the Election Commission.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 7, 2013
Fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who recently led a protest against the Pakistan government to push for electoral reforms, today approached the Supreme Court to seek the restructuring of the Election Commission.