Pakistan PM arrested, protests flare

Associated Press
Women supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to speech of Qadri at an anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Pakistan's leaders received a powerful one-two punch Tuesday as the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case and the firebrand cleric led thousands of protesters another day of anti-government demonstrations in the capital.  (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

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The Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case that led thousands of protesters to storm the capital. In recent turmoil, 115 people were killed in twin bombings in two Pakistani cities in one of the country's bloodiest days in history, with 81 casualties caused by sectarian attacks in Quetta.

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