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Ex-Pakistan PM Sharif Barred From Holding Public Office for Life

Pakistan’s Supreme Court, in a landmark ruling Friday, disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and others from holding public office for lying and dishonesty. Sharif, 67, resigned from office in July after the top court found him guilty of concealing a foreign source of income. After Sharif’s ouster from office last year, his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party elected Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as his successor to enable the party to complete its mandated five-year term due...

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