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Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan election

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[…]

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Five most influential Muslim sports stars

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[…]

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Khan’s party to resign in Pakistan poll row

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[…]

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Imran Khan leads Pakistan protests

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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