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Cleric arrested for raping, blackmailing woman with obscene clips in Muzaffarnagar

A cleric has been arrested in Chawla village here on charges of raping a woman and blackmailing her with a video of the act, police said on Sunday.

Pakistan cleric given death penalty by anti-terrorism court for burning Christian couple

A cleric was among five persons who were today handed down death penalty by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan for burning alive a Christian couple after accusing them of committing blasphemy here in 2014.

Ties will be hit if cleric is not extradited, Turkey warns US

The Turkish-US relations could be affected if Washington does not extradite cleric Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara accuses of being behind the July 15 coup attempt, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday.

Pakistanis hit back as clerics say men can 'beat' wives

Pakistani media and activists poured scorn on Friday on a suggestion from an Islamic religious body that men should be allowed to "lightly beat" their wives, made in their draft of a women's protection bill.