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Pakistan army suspected of role in Nawaz’s jail term

An accountability court sentenced former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in prison on corruption charges on Monday, giving fresh impetus to allegations of the judiciary’s political bias. Sharif being jailed has been cited by many as another example of the all-powerful military sidelining a popular politician who took them on. Sharif has […]