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Obama hails death of radical cleric as ‘major blow’

President Barack Obama said the killing of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi is a “major blow” to Al-Qaeda’s Yemeni outfit and vowed to be relentless in destroying global terror networks. In Sanaa, the defence ministry said Awlaqi, an Al-Qaeda leader wanted over attacks in the US, was killed on Friday morning, while a man…