Pakistan high court orders premier’s arrest

Posted: January 16, 2013 at 1:45 a.m.

Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in a corruption case Tuesday in a drastic intensification of hostilities between the country’s embattled government and its opponents.

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