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KARACHI(REUTERS) - Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will return to the country from London on Friday (July 13) to face a 10-year jail sentence handed down by an anti-corruption court, which convicted him for not declaring assets. Sharif will reach Lahore, his home town and political stronghold, on July 13, his daughter Maryam said in a Twitter post. Maryam, who will return to Pakistan with her father, and her husband Muhammad Safdar also received a 7-year and 1-year sentence respectively. Many see the ruling as a blow to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party ahead of the July 25 election. Sharif and his children have been in Britain since June attending to his ailing wife Kulsoom, who is being treated for cancer and is in a coma after suffering a heart attack last month. Sharif was sentenced to jail on Friday as the family could not explain how they ob...

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