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Pakistan's supreme court orders arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf

Owing to the corruption cases charged on Pakistani PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Pakistan Supreme Court has ordered to arrest him.TV stations have revealed, falling the country into fresh governmental uncertainty. The long march from lahore to Islamabad came as a populist cleric,
The Supreme Court gave authorities 24 hours to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and 16 others.
Pakistan\'s stock exchange fell by nearly three percent after news of the court order, highlighting anxiety over political uncertainty.
The cleric, Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, threatened to remain camped out near the federal parliament with thousands of supporters until his demands were met. Qadri recently returned home from Canada to lead a call for reforms that has made him an instant hit among Pakistanis disillusioned with the state.
It was not clear how much of a potent threat the two events posed for the U.S.-backed civilian government, but the court order and the mass protest around the parliament complex are the latest in a series of challenges for the administration.

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