Tag Archives: Imran Khan

Pakistan: Parliament meets to elect Khan’s replacement

Parliament session to elect a new PM begins, with opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif the favourite to win after a week-long constitutional crisis. PTI announces resignation from the National Assembly Qureshi said the PTI has decided to resign from the National Assembly. “This house is going to elect a new prime …

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US ‘really messed it up’ in Afghanistan, says PM Khan

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has questioned the United States’ rationale behind the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 by stressing that the Americans “really messed it up in Afghanistan.” “I think the US has really messed it up in Afghanistan,” Imran Khan said in an interview with PBS News Hour …

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Pakistan PM Khan’s ruling party wins Kashmir regional election

The ruling party of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has won a majority of seats in Pakistan-administered Kashmir’s regional assembly, the head of the election commission announced on Monday. Analysts say polarisation in Pakistan’s politics pushed the main national parties to focus on the polls in the semi-autonomous region, tightening …

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Several Injured in Balochistan Clashes as Protests Turn Violent Over PM Imran Khan-Backed Budget

Pakistan’s biggest province Balochistan has huge reserves of natural gas and the world’s largest stock of copper and gold. Despite its rich mineral wealth, the area’s population ranks among the nation’s poorest, also ranking low in literacy and other socio-economic measurements. Several were injured as opposition politicians and their supporters …

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