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Radical Cleric Linked to Bali Bombing to Be Freed from Prison

A radical cleric thought to be the spiritual leader of the Bali bombers will be released from prison on medical grounds, Indonesia's president said Friday. Abu Bakar Bashir, 80, is believed to have been a key figure in terror network Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), which was blamed for the 2002 bombings on the holiday island which killed more than 200 people, mostly foreign tourists. It was Indonesia's deadliest militant attack and prompted Jakarta to beef up anti-terror cooperation...

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