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2006-07-15 09:17:45

By Imtiaz Shah KARACHI (Reuters) - Angry Shi'ite Muslims set an American food outlet, a bank and scores of vehicles on fire in Karachi on Saturday after funeral prayers were held for a leading cleric killed in a suicide bombing a day earlier.

2006-07-14 09:03:14

By Imtiaz Shah KARACHI (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed a leading Pakistani Muslim Shi'ite cleric, Allama Hassan Turabi, and three others, including himself in an attack on Friday in the volatile city of Karachi, provincial government officials said.

2006-07-14 08:09:58

KARACHI (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed a leading Pakistani Muslim Shi'ite cleric, Allama Hassan Turabi, in an attack on Friday in the volatile southern city of Karachi, provincial government officials said.

2006-07-14 07:42:14

KARACHI (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed himself and one other person in an attack that seriously wounded a leading Pakistani Muslim Shi'ite cleric, Allama Hassan Turabi, in Karachi on Friday, police said. "The suicide bomber and a nephew of the allama were killed in the attack.

2005-06-30 15:32:06

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan on Thursday released prominentIslamist Hassan Turabi, detained last year on suspicion ofplotting a coup, in a step toward reconciliation amongKhartoum's political elite.

2005-06-30 11:24:10

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities on Thursdayreleased prominent Islamist Hassan Turabi, detained last yearon suspicion of plotting a coup, in a step towardreconciliation among Khartoum's political elite.

2005-06-30 09:39:45

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities set freeprominent Islamist leader Hassan Turabi on Thursday after 15months of detention, Turabi's secretary said.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.