Pakistan Supreme Court Orders Arrest Of Prime Minister
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Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in connection with a corruption case linked to power projects, television channels reported on Tuesday (January 15), plunging the country into fresh political turmoil. The move came as a populist cleric, who is believed to be backed by the military, demanded the resignation of the government in protests attended by thousands of followers in the heart of the capital Islamabad. Ashraf had appeared before the Supreme