Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan apologises in contempt case

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said sorry in a contempt of court case and promised not to hurt the dignity of the judiciary, the court said, a concession that could avoid his disqualification from politics. The charges are related to a speech by Khan in which he allegedly threatened police and a… Read More Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan apologises in contempt case

Supporters rally at home of former Pakistan PM Imran Khan rally to prevent his arrest on anti-terrorism charges

Hundreds of supporters of Pakistan’s former prime minister, Imran Khan, gathered on Monday outside his hilltop mansion in the capital, Islamabad, vowing to prevent his arrest on anti-terrorism accusations, officials of his political party said. The move follows a police case filed against Khan on Saturday for threatening government officials in a public speech about… Read More Supporters rally at home of former Pakistan PM Imran Khan rally to prevent his arrest on anti-terrorism charges

Three Chinese teachers, Pakistani killed following suicide bombing at Karachi University

A suspected female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers in Karachi on Tuesday, police and officials said, in the first major attack this year against nationals of long-time ally China working in Pakistan. The three were among passengers on a minibus returning to Karachi university after a lunch break when the bomb exploded at the… Read More Three Chinese teachers, Pakistani killed following suicide bombing at Karachi University

Pakistan swears in Shehbaz Sharif as prime minister following parliamentary ouster of predecessor Imran Khan

The United States on Wednesday congratulated Shehbaz Sharif on becoming Pakistan’s new prime minister following the ouster of his predecessor in a parliamentary no-confidence vote, with the top U.S. diplomat reaffirming the “value” of the relationship between the two nations. The warm tone of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s statement appeared to signal a… Read More Pakistan swears in Shehbaz Sharif as prime minister following parliamentary ouster of predecessor Imran Khan