Imran Khan and Hassan Rouhani have held talks in the Iranian capital, Tehran, as part of a Pakistani initiative to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf and mediate between regional foes, Iran and Saudi Arabia. Khan, Pakistan’s prime minister, arrived in Tehran on Sunday – the first leg of a tour that also includes a stop[…]
Armed gunmen have killed two policemen as they stormed the Chinese consulate in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, security officials say, in a raid claimed by ethnic Baloch separatists. Security forces killed all three attackers and secured the building shortly after the raid was launched on Friday morning, Pakistan’s[…]
Imran Khan has won a disputed Pakistan election but has fallen short of an outright majority, according to official results announced Friday that indicate he will need to enter into a coalition to form a government. A jubilant Khan has already declared victory in the pivotal vote, which has drawn[…]
Pakistan cricket hero turned politician Imran Khan claimed victory on Thursday in the country’s tense general election, following accusations of “blatant” vote-rigging by rival parties. There was no official confirmation of results from Pakistan’s election commission almost 24 hours after polls closed in Wednesday’s vote but partial, unofficial tallies showed[…]
Sport – what is it? Today, that question has a very different answer to a hundred years ago. Sport in the 19th century was simply another form of entertainment, another thing to do on the weekend. Whether it be rugby, football or golf, sport was a pastime for both the[…]
Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan’s party announced Monday it is to renounce all its parliamentary seats, in a bitter row with the government over alleged poll rigging. Former cricket star Khan says last year’s general election, in which his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party came third, was rigged and has demanded Prime[…]
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied Saturday in Pakistan’s capital, defying the pouring rain to demand the prime minister step down in the biggest challenge yet to the country’s government. Imran Khan, a famous cricketer who now leads the country’s third-biggest political bloc, and a fiery anti-government cleric called for the[…]
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