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A supporter of Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) dismantles a huge tent at one of party’s election headquarters in Lahore May 12, 2013. Toppled in a 1999 military coup, jailed and exiled, Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and looks set to form a stable government capable of implementing reforms needed to rescue the fragile economy. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)


Pakistan’s Sharif headed for 3rd term after vote

Pakistan’s Sharif headed for 3rd term after vote

Lahore, AP—Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif looked set Sunday to return to power for a third term, with an overwhelming election tally that just weeks ago seemed out of reach for a man who had been ousted by a coup and was exiled abroad before...