Stories tagged: Imran Khan
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 1 p.m.
Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Islamabad on Wednesday, saying he was “optimistic” he could reset the relationship with Washington after …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as the country’s next prime minister, in a step toward the country’s third civilian transfer of power.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 9 a.m.
Former cricket star Imran Khan declared victory Thursday in Pakistan’s parliamentary election that was marred by violence and allegations of fraud, and he pledged to fight corruption and build a …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a “bitter pill” to swallow should he become Pakistan’s prime minister in elections later …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Pakistan’s beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down Friday after the Supreme Court ordered him removed from office over allegations of corruption, plunging the nuclear-armed nation into a political crisis.