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  • 'No question of meeting Modi': Imran Khan

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has made it unequivocally clear that he will not be meeting Indian premier Narendra Modi, given the the latter's actions in occupied Kashmir.

  • Trump to meet Imran, Modi for talks focusing on Kashmir

    US President Donald Trump has said that he will meet both Indian and Pakistani leaders in the next few days while claiming that “a lot of progress is being made” in defusing tensions between South Asia’s two nuclear-armed neighbours.

  • 'Kashmir now a flashpoint, has potential of turning into nuclear war'

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the international community to play their due role in resolving the Kashmir issue and warned them that the dispute — which has now become a flashpoint between India and Pakistan — carries the potential of turning into a nuclear war and impacting the entire world.

  • India's crackdown on Kashmir will spur global Muslim extremism: Imran

    India's crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world's Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says during a fiery speech in the part of the disputed territory administered by Pakistan.

  • Imran Khan trolled after he quotes Tagore as Gibran

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan tweets an inspirational quote but mistakenly attributes it to another writer which makes his tweet viral on social media.

  • Imran Khan has taken a leaf out of Josh Malihabadi's book

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken a leaf out of the great Urdu poet Josh Malihabadi's book.

  • Pakistan PM fires back after Trump criticism

    Pakistan's prime minister fired back Monday after President Donald Trump accused the country of harboring Osama bin Laden despite getting billions of dollars in American aid.

  • Imran writes to Modi

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking that India and Pakistan resume dialogue that has been suspended since 2015. In the letter addressing the PM as "Modi Sahab", Imran Khan also suggests a meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries.

  • Imran Khan’s cabinet bans first-class air travel for top officials

    In what appears to be unfolding of its agenda for "change", the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government imposes a ban on first-class air travel by the president, head of the government, chief justice, Senate chairman and NA speaker.

  • Imran Khan's biggest challenge? 'It's the economy, stupid!'

    Shakespeare had once observed, through his character Marcellus addressing Horatio in the drama Hamlet, that there was something rotten in the State of Denmark.

  • Can Imran Khan be the man of the people?

    The army in Pakistan seems to have devised a way where a particular person is elected even without a valid cause. Imran Khan is a product of such phenomena. Long before the latest elections, his name was tossed around.

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    Imran still striving to get required numbers to form govt

    Though Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the single largest party in National Assembly after the July 25 polls and its leaders have been claiming they will not need support of any party, final preliminary results issued by the country''s election commission show that the party is still short of numbers to form government on its own.

  • Imran Khan winner in Pakistan Elections 2018

    Imran Khan faces tough test in looming economic crisis

    Equity and bond markets have welcomed Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan's disputed election, but the former cricket hero faces a tough slog to avert a currency crisis and implement long-term reforms needed to end decades of boom-and-bust cycles.

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    PTI in coalition talks with small party, independents

    Pakistan's likely new prime minister Imran Khan opens coalition talks with at least one smaller party and independent politicians, a spokesman says, following the announcement of full results of an election disputed by rivals.

  • Pakistan general elections result 2018

    Pakistan polls: PTI wins 115 NA seats as ECP releases final tally

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) emerges as the largest political party in Pakistan winning 115 of the 270 National Assembly seats in the 11th General Elections as the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) releases the complete preliminary results more than 56 hours after the conclusion of voting.

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    Imran starts preparations for formation of govt

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan starts preparations for formation of his party’s government at the Centre after the PTI won a majority of seats in the National Assembly.

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    Imran Khan receives VVIP protocol

    Prime minister in-waiting Imran Khan is provided VVIP security protocol, meant for the head of government.

  • Pakistan general elections result 2018

    Pakistan Polls: PTI leads with 110 NA seats

    Election Commission (ECP) of Pakistan releases 95 per cent of the provisional results of National and the four provincial assemblies.

  • Pakistan elections results from 2008 to 2018

    Infographics: Results of Pakistan elections 2008-18

    As Pakistan awaits an official announcement from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding the outcome of this year’s general elections, let’s have look at the outcomes of the elections held in the country since 2008.

  • Imran declares victory, promises wide-ranging reforms

    Pakistan's cricket legend Imran Khan declares victory in a divisive general election marred by a long delay in ballot counting and allegations of vote rigging by most opponents.

  • Imran Khan to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan

    Jemima pays tribute to Imran Khan's political journey

    The election results may be on halt but preliminary numbers put PTI firmly in the lead, and most people have more or less called it: Imran Khan will be Pakistan's next Prime Minister.

  • Wasim Akram endorses Imran Khan ahead of Pakistan polls

    Legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram takes to the social media platform Twitter to woo voters to support his former captain and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan.

  • 'I'm quietly confident'

    Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan said he was "quietly confident" of victory in a general election this month and that as prime minister, he would drive an anti-corruption and anti-poverty campaign in the south Asian nation.

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    Pakistan’s Imran Khan talks US relations as elections loom

    Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan says that meeting US President Donald Trump would be a “bitter pill” to swallow should he become Pakistan’s prime minister in elections later this year, but added “I would meet him.”

  • Pakistan EC asks PML-N to replace Nawaz Sharif as party leader

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issues a notice to the PML-N for the appointment of a new party leader.

  • Gulalai says will not be held accountable by Waziri jirga

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)'s estranged leader and MNA Aysha Gulalai reiterated claims that PTI Chairman Imran Khan had been sending her "indecent, inappropriate messages" during an interview for DawnNews programme 'Doosra Rukh', which aired on Saturday night.

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    Move to disqualify Imran Khan over Gulalai's allegations

    Pakistani lawyer Raja Basharat files a petition in the country’s Election Commission, seeking Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman's disqualification on the basis of "shameful" allegations of harassment levelled against him by former PTI lawmaker Ayesha Gulalai.

  • Zardari, Imran demand Nawaz’s resignation

    Pakistan Peoples’ Party Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Tehreeke-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan demand immediate resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

  • Younis eyes one last milestone

    With 9,977 runs in 115 matches, Younis Khan seems set to become the first Pakistani to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket.

  • ‘You are not going to see fat men play cricket anymore’

    Former Bangladesh captain Akram Khan and the current chairman of cricket operations in the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) explained the change in cricket by admitting that overweight men cannot play anymore.