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Pakistan court frees anti-US cleric amid spat with Trump

PESHAWAR, Pakistan/January 09, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A Pakistani court has ordered the release of a radical anti-U.S. cleric who went to Afghanistan with thousands of volunteers to help the Taliban fight against Americans after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion, a defense lawyer said Tuesday. The development comes amid rising U.S.-Pakistani tensions following President Donald Trump’s accusations that Pakistan was … Continue reading Pakistan court frees anti-US cleric amid spat with Trump

Pakistan court rejects petition to disqualify Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD/December 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —Pakistan’s top court has rejected a petition seeking the disqualification from office a famous cricketer-turned-opposition leader, Imran Khan, for allegedly concealing foreign assets. The Supreme Court in Friday’s decision did, however, disqualify Jehangir Tareen, a top leader from Khan’s Pakistan Taherik-e-Insaf party, for not correctly reporting his assets to income tax … Continue reading Pakistan court rejects petition to disqualify Imran Khan