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Pakistan cleric's party may take part in election

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A cleric who has been pushing for electoral reforms in Pakistan will resort to street protests again if the government does not abide by an agreement that eased a political crisis, an aide said on Friday.Full story

Pakistan cleric ends protest after deal with government

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Muslim cleric with a history of ties to the military who has been calling for the Pakistani government to resign reached a deal with the administration on Thursday that will give him a say in the electoral process ahead of elections. Full story

Fresh turmoil in Pakistan

  Caption: Pakistan remains in the grip of protest and political crisis after Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on bribery charges and, Sunni Muslim cleric Mohammad Tahir-ul- Qadri is calling on the government to resign. Jonathan Rugman Channel Four Europ

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A supporter of cleric Qadri sits by his belongings as he leaves after Qadri reached a deal with the coalition government, in Islamabad

A supporter of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri sits by his belongings as supporters leave the capital after Qadri reached a deal with Pakistan's coalition government in Islamabad January 18, 2013. Qadri, who has with a history of ties to t