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Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was Friday ousted from the top office by the Supreme Court, but as the head of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party he will be able to nominate his successor. Sharif's chosen candidate will be put to a vote in the National Assembly -- a rubber stamp affair as the PML-N holds a strong majority in the house. Speculation within the vocal local media suggests that the party is planning to bring in an interim prime minister for a few weeks before electing Sharif's younger brother Shahbaz Sharif to the post.
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