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Thousands in Pakistan Attend Funeral of Convicted Murderer

Tens of thousands of people in Pakistan Tuesday attended the funeral of a man executed a day earlier for the killing in 2011 of a powerful politician who criticized the country's blasphemy laws. Funeral prayers for Mumtaz Qadri were held in Rawalpindi’s Liaquat Bagh park, the same place where former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in December 2007.   The crowd carried the body more than 20 kilometers to bury it in a place called Bhara Kahu, near Islamabad, the...

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