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Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan, who tried to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a row over offshore wealth, has acknowledged using an offshore company to avoid paying British tax on a London property sale.

Analysts say the admission is likely to ease the pressure on Sharif’s government from a Panama Papers data leak that showed Sharif’s children had used offshore companies to buy London properties. Last month the government bowed to opposition demands for a review by an independent commission.

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