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Opposition parties may unite to stop Sharif taking power

The opposition Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) are considering an alliance that might give them the numbers to defeat Nawaz and form the country’s next government. Backroom negotiations have picked up as former prime minister Nawaz Sharif prepares to return to Pakistan on Friday to serve a 10-year prison sentence following an accountability court’s ruling against him […]