Nawaz Sharif and Maryam

TEN-YEAR TERM WON’T STOP FORMER PAKISTAN PRESIDENT FROM HIS ‘STRUGGLE’ PAKISTAN’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad last Friday (6), lawyers said, dealing a serious blow to his party’s troubled campaign ahead of July 25 elections. The verdict is seen as a potentially significant boost for the main opposition party led by former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan. Sharif was ousted from his third term as prime minister by the supreme court last year following a corruption investigation and banned from politics for life, but he…