Pakistan’s top court likely to rule on Khan’s bid to block ouster

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By Asif Shahzad and Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s top court hopes to wrap up on Thursday a hearing on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s obstruction of an opposition bid to oust him, a manoeuvre his critics say was unconstitutional and has led to political turmoil in the nuclear-armed country. Former cricket star Khan lost his parliamentary majority last week and was on the verge of being forced from office by a no-confidence vote tabled by the opposition on Sunday. But the deputy speaker of parliament, a member of Khan’s party, threw out the motion, ruling it was part of a…

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