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‘Father of Taliban’ assassinated in Pakistan by unknown killer

The high-profile Islamic cleric and politician Sami-ul-Haq, known for his role in, and influence over the Taliban, was killed in his home in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Friday, November 2. Haq’s killer, the killer’s motive and the killer’s affiliation, remain unknown. But the incident is certain to inflame already high tensions in Pakistan, where Islamic  radicals […]

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