Pakistan election roiled with big names banned, radicals cleared

A worker hangs to dry screen-printed banners, to be used for campaigns of political parties, at a workshop ahead of general elections in Karachi, Pakistan June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan removed a radical Sunni Muslim leader from a terrorist list on Thursday, in a surprise twist that paves the way for his candidates to contest next month’s election even as another key ally of ousted leader Nawaz Sharif was disqualified. The clearing of Muhammad Ahmed Ludhianvi, head of the Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal […]

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