11 killed as strong earthquake rattles Pakistan, AfghanistanMarch 22, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattled much of Pakistan and Afghanistan on Tuesday, sending panicked residents fleeing from homes and offices and frightening people in remote villages. At least nine people died in Pakistan and two in Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday
Pakistani police arrest scores more Imran Khan supportersMarch 20, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police on Monday arrested scores more supporters of former Prime Minister Imran Khan for attacking officers over the weekend outside an Islamabad court where the ousted premier was to appear on graft charges, officials said.
Pakistani police file terrorism charges against ex-PM KhanMarch 19, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police in the Pakistani capital filed charges Sunday against former Prime Minister Imran Khan, 17 of his aides and scores of supporters, accusing them of terrorism and several other offenses after the ousted premier's followers clashed with security forces in Islamabad the previous day.
Pakistani police storm home of former PM Khan, arrest 61March 19, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police stormed former Prime Minister Imran Khan's residence in the eastern city of Lahore on Saturday and arrested 61 people amid tear gas and clashes between Khan's supporters and police, officials said.
Pakistani court suspends arrest warrant for ex-PM Imran KhanMarch 17, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A top Pakistani court on Friday suspended an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Imran Khan, giving him a reprieve to travel to Islamabad and face charges in a graft case without being detained.
Pakistan court rejects ex-PM Khan’s plea to suspend warrantMarch 17, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday rejected a petition from former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s lawyers to suspend a warrant for him to appear in court in a graft case linked to his term in office — a development that increases the likelihood of another police attempt to arrest the ousted premier.
After clashes, Pakistani police pause siege at ex-PM’s homeMarch 15, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — After clashing with supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan outside his home for a second day Wednesday, police paused their efforts to arrest the ousted premier for failing to appear in court last week on graft charges.
Clashes erupt in Pakistan as police try to arrest Imran KhanMarch 15, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Clashes between Pakistan's police and supporters of former Prime Minister Imran Khan persisted outside his home in the eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, a day after officers went to arrest him for failing to appear in court on graft charges.
Pakistan’s ex-PM Khan leads rally, ignores arrest warrantsMarch 13, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Former Prime Minister Imran Khan rallied thousands of supporters in eastern Pakistan on Monday as courts in the capital of Islamabad issued two more arrest warrants for him for failing to appear before judges in graft and terrorism cases, officials said.
Landmine blast kills 2, injures 1 in SW PakistanMarch 11, 2023 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A landmine struck the convoy of a politician in Pakistan's southwest, killing two of his private bodyguards and critically wounding a third, a local official said Saturday.
Baluchistan Assembly member Sardar Khan Rind was going to his native town of Suni when his bodyguards' vehicle was struck by a landmine in the Sunni Shoran area of Kacchi Bolan district, said deputy commissioner Sami Ullah.
Fakhar and Rashid lead Lahore to massive win over IslamabadMarch 9, 2023 GMT
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Fakhar Zaman hit a chancy century and Rashid Khan dismantled Islamabad United's batting powerhouse with 4-21 as Lahore Qalandars inflicted a 119-run defeat on the two-time champions in the Pakistan Super League on Thursday.
Pakistani police probe officers over women’s march violenceMarch 9, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police are investigating officers after violence at a march to mark International Women's Day in Islamabad, a spokesman said Thursday. Three constables have been suspended from duty for misusing their authority.
Women’s Day events highlight major gaps in gender equalityMarch 9, 2023 GMT
MADRID (AP) — From demands for constitutional rights in Islamabad to calls for economic parity in Manila, Paris and Madrid, International Women’s Day demonstrations in cities around the world Wednesday highlighted the unfinished work of providing equity for half of the planet's population.
Pakistani police use water cannons, tear gas on Khan rallyMarch 8, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police used water cannons and fired tear gas to disperse supporters of former prime minister Imran Khan on Wednesday in the eastern city of Lahore. More than 40 supporters of Khan were arrested for defying a government ban on holding rallies in the city, police said.
Faheem leads Islamabad to stunning win over Multan in PSLMarch 7, 2023 GMT
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Faheem Ashraf blazed a 26-ball unbeaten half-century and led two-time champion Islamabad United to its best ever run-chase in the Pakistan Super League with a thrilling two-wicket win over Multan Sultans on Tuesday.
Pakistan’s ex-PM Imran Khan no-show in court, avoids arrestMarch 7, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan failed to appear before a court in Islamabad on Tuesday to answer charges in a graft case against him. The no-show was apparently a legal maneuver by the ex-premier to avoid arrest.
Suicide bombing in SW Pakistan kills 10 police officersMarch 7, 2023 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle Monday rammed a police truck in Pakistan's restive southwest, killing 10 police officers and wounding 12 in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in recent months, authorities said.
Pakistan bans media broadcasts of ex-PM Imran Khan speechesMarch 6, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's media regulator banned broadcasts of former Prime Minister Imran Khan's speeches as police arrived at one of his homes to deliver another court summons for the ousted premier, officials said Monday.
Islamabad through to PSL playoffs after beating QuettaMarch 5, 2023 GMT
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — All-rounder Faheem Ashraf smashed three successive boundaries in the last over to send Islamabad United into the Pakistan Super League playoffs with a two-wicket victory over Quetta Gladiators on Sunday.
Azam shines in Islamabad’s 6-wicket win over KarachiMarch 3, 2023 GMT
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Azam Khan's unbeaten 72 helped Islamabad United overhaul Karachi Kings' 201 total with four balls to spare in the Pakistan Super League on Friday.
Islamabad's six-wicket win was its fourth, and good for third place in the league.
Methane explosion at Pakistani coal mine kills 6 minersMarch 3, 2023 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A methane explosion collapsed a section of a coal mine in southwestern Pakistan, killing six miners and triggering a day-long rescue operation, officials said Friday. Five miners were reported injured.
Pakistan frees retired general accused of inciting violenceMarch 2, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday released an anti-government retired army general after the man was arrested on charges of inciting the public and government employees against national institutions, his lawyer said.
Pakistani court orders arrest of former premier Imran KhanFebruary 28, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Imran Khan, as the cricket star-turned-politician called on his supporters to keep up protests amid a roiling political crisis.
Islamabad out for 90 and Lahore wins by 110 runs in PSLFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Defending champions Lahore Qalandars dismissed Islamabad United for 90 runs to register a 110-run victory and go top of the Pakistan Super League on Monday.
Lahore racked up 200-7 a day after plundering a league-best 241-3 in its first home game against Peshawar Zalmi.
Pakistani police arrest prominent Imran Khan supporterFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police arrested Monday a retired army general and prominent supporter of former Prime Minister Imran Khan on charges of inciting the public and government employees against national institutions, officials said.
Bombing in crowded bazaar in southwestern Pakistan kills 5February 26, 2023 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bombing at a crowded bazaar in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday killed at least five people and wounded 16, authorities said amid a surge in violence in this South Asian nation.
Azam’s 97 leads Islamabad to big win over Quetta in PSLFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Azam Khan bludgeoned 97 off 42 balls and Islamabad United blew away Quetta Gladiators by 63 runs in the Pakistan Super League on Friday.
Azam was in sight of the fastest century in PSL history before he was clean bowled off the final ball by a slower yorker from pacer Odean Smith.
Hasan and Gurbaz star in Islamabad’s big win over PeshawarFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Fast bowler Hasan Ali grabbed 3-35 and Rahmanullah Gurbaz made 62 off 31 balls in their first game of this season’s Pakistan Super League to spearhead two-time champions Islamabad United's six-wicket victory over Peshawar Zalmi on Thursday.
Gunmen kill 2 policemen in attack in southwestern PakistanFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen attacked a police post in Pakistan’s insurgency-hit southwestern Baluchistan province on Tuesday, triggering a shootout that killed two officers, police said, the latest sign of increasing violence in the country.
Karachi finally wins a game in PSL, Multan routs IslamabadFebruary 19, 2023 GMT
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Karachi Kings ended their three-match losing streak with a resounding 67-run win over defending champion Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League on Sunday.
Multan Sultans earlier routed batting powerhouse Islamabad United by 52 runs for their third successive win at home to take an early lead in Pakistan's premier domestic Twenty20 competition with six points from four games.
Munro and Azam power Islamabad to 4-wicket win over KarachiFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Colin Munro hit a blistering half-century as two-time champions Islamabad United handed Karachi Kings their second straight loss in the Pakistan Super League on Thursday.
Munro’s 58 off 28 balls that featured four sixes and five boundaries was well-supported by Azam Khan’s 44 as Islamabad romped to 178-6 for a four-wicket win in their opening game with 10 balls to spare.
Bomb hits vehicle, killing 2 troops, wounding 3 in PakistanFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful roadside bomb went off near a vehicle carrying Pakistani security forces in the country's volatile southwest on Friday, killing two soldiers and wounding three, authorities said.
Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan martial ruler in 9/11 wars, diesFebruary 6, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died, officials said Sunday.
Pakistan arrests prominent political ally of ex-PM KhanFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police arrested a prominent political figure in an overnight raid on his home near Islamabad days after he accused the former president of the country of plotting to kill ex-prime minister Imran Khan, officials said Thursday.
Protests against Quran burning held across the Middle EastJanuary 27, 2023 GMT
BEIRUT (AP) — Protests were held Friday in several predominantly Muslim countries to denounce the recent desecration of Islam’s holy book by far-right activists in Sweden and the Netherlands.
The protests in countries including Pakistan, Iraq, Iran and Lebanon ended with people dispersing peacefully.
Pakistan arrests senior leader from ex-PM Imran Khan’s partyJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police in Pakistan early Wednesday arrested a senior leader of former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s political party on charges of threatening the chief of the elections oversight body and other government officials.
Pakistan acquits all policemen in killing of aspiring modelJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
KARACHI (AP) — A Pakistani court on Monday acquitted a retired senior police officer and 17 others, mostly policemen still serving on the force, in the 2018 killing of a 27-year-old aspiring model.
Bombing derails passenger train in SW Pakistan, injures 15January 20, 2023 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb planted by suspected militants derailed a passenger train in a remote area in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, injuring at least 15 people on board, officials said. A separatist group later claimed responsibility.
Pakistan reporter accused of leaking tax data gets bailJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court Wednesday granted bail to a veteran journalist after he was arrested by federal investigators in the eastern city of Lahore, his news channel said. He was suspected of leaking tax details of the country's former army chief and his family.
Pakistan launches anti-polio drive targeting 44M childrenJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Sunday launched its first anti-polio campaign of the year, targeting 44.2 million children under the age of five.
Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only two countries in the world where polio continues to threaten the health and well-being of children.
Pakistani police: Militants kill officer near Afghan borderJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants opened fire on a security van killing a policeman Saturday in northwestern Pakistan, a region bordering Afghanistan where violence has spiked in recent months, local police said.
Pakistan unsure flood aid conference to translate into fundsJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani officials were increasingly concerned Thursday whether next week's U.N.-backed conference will succeed in raising the billions of dollars needed to help survivors and launch reconstruction efforts following last summer's devastating floods.
Islamic State claims Afghanistan airport checkpoint bombingJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing near a checkpoint at the Afghan capital's military airport that killed and wounded several people.
IS said in a statement late Tuesday that Sunday's attack on the checkpoint in Kabul was carried out by the same member who took part in an assault on a hotel in the capital in mid-December.
Pakistan arrests suspects linked to bombing in IslamabadDecember 27, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Authorities arrested five people suspected of involvement in last week's suicide car bombing that killed a police officer in the capital of Islamabad, Pakistan's interior minister said Tuesday.
US warns of possible attack in Islamabad amid security fearsDecember 25, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday warned its staff of a possible attack on Americans at a top hotel in Pakistan's capital as the city was already on high alert following a suicide bombing earlier in the week.
Suicide bombing in Islamabad kills 2 suspects and policemanDecember 23, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A powerful car bomb detonated in a residential area in Pakistan's capital on Friday, killing two suspected militants and an officer, police said, raising fears that militants have a presence in one of the country’s safest cities.
Pakistan PM’s son returns from exile to face graft chargesDecember 11, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A son of Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif returned home Sunday after four years in London to face corruption charges that were filed against him in 2020.
Suleman Shahbaz reached Islamabad early Sunday and then took a flight to his hometown of Lahore after meeting with his father at the prime minister's residence, said Ata Tarar, a spokesman for Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League party.
Bakery bombing in southwest Pakistan kills 1, wounds 6December 10, 2022 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb exploded in a bakery in Pakistan's restive southwestern Baluchistan province killing at least one person and wounding six others, including a woman and a child, police said Saturday.
Report: Killing of Pakistani journalist in Kenya ‘planned’December 7, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The killing in Kenya of an outspoken Pakistani journalist was a “planned assassination," a team of Pakistani investigators said in a report released Wednesday, weeks after the mysterious slaying triggered condemnations and calls for an independent probe.
IS claims attack at Pakistan embassy that wounded guardDecember 4, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for last week's shooting at the Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan in which the head of the mission escaped unharmed but a guard was wounded.
US condemns shooting at Pakistan’s embassy in AfghanistanDecember 3, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States on Saturday condemned an attack a day earlier on the Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan’s capital, in which a senior Pakistani diplomat escaped unhurt but one of his Pakistani guards was wounded, sending a wave of anger in this Islamic nation.
US names 4 militants in Afghanistan, Pakistan ‘terrorists’December 2, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States has added four top Islamic militants operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan to its list of “global terrorists,” amid a resurgence of violence and border tensions in the area.
Amid tensions, gun attack targets Pakistan’s envoy in KabulDecember 2, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Shots were fired Friday at the Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan in what Pakistan’s prime minister described as an attempt to assassinate his country’s envoy in Kabul. The envoy was not harmed, but a body guard was wounded, Pakistani officials said.
After suicide bomb, Pakistan demands Taliban prevent attacksDecember 2, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Thursday demanded neighboring Afghanistan's Taliban rulers prevent terrorist attacks coming from their soil, a day after a suicide bombing in Pakistan's southwest sent a wave of shock and anger across the country.
Pakistan’s new army chief takes charge of militaryNovember 29, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s new military chief took command of the country's armed forces on Tuesday as a political rift between the government and the popular opposition leader deepened. He took over a day after a renewed threat from a key militant group behind scores of deadly attacks over 15 years.
Pakistan Taliban ends cease-fire with govt, vows new attacksNovember 28, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban on Monday ended a monthslong cease-fire with the government in Islamabad, ordering its fighters to resume attacks across the country, where scores of deadly attacks have been blamed on the insurgent group.
Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive amid spike in casesNovember 28, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani authorities launched a new nationwide anti-polio drive on Monday amid a spike in new cases among children, health officials said. It is the sixth such campaign this year and will last for five days, aiming to inoculate children under the age of 5 in high-risk areas.
Pakistan arrests senator over comments about army chiefNovember 27, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Federal police in Pakistan have arrested a senator for comments critical of top military officers, colleagues from his Tehreek-e-Insaf political party said Sunday. It was the second time he was taken into custody in as many months.
England arrives for 1st test series in Pakistan since 2005November 27, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — England's cricket team arrived in Islamabad early Sunday to play its first test series in Pakistan since 2005.
Led by Ben Stokes, England will kick off the tour in Rawalpindi -- an adjacent city to Islamabad -- which hosts the first test from next Thursday.
Pakistan’s ex-PM Khan says his party to quit all assembliesNovember 27, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former premier Imran Khan said Saturday his party was quitting the country's regional and national assemblies, as he made his first public appearance since being wounded in a gun attack earlier this month.
Military says its forces killed 9 insurgents in SW PakistanNovember 26, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani security forces shot and killed nine alleged insurgents Saturday during a raid on their hideout in southwestern Baluchistan province, the military said.
A military statement said security forces conducted a raid on members of the separatist Baluchistan Liberation Army in the province's Kohlu district.
Pakistan arrests man accused of killing daughter in ItalyNovember 25, 2022 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani man suspected of killing his 18-year-old daughter in Italy after she reportedly refused an arranged marriage has been arrested and is being questioned by investigators in the capital, Islamabad, a senior police official said Friday.
Pakistan appoints ex-spy master Gen. Munir as new army chiefNovember 25, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has named the country's former spy chief as head of the military, the information minister said Thursday, ending months of speculation about the new appointment.
Pakistan PM to appoint new army chief amid political turmoilNovember 23, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif is poised to appoint a new army chief after receiving a list of candidates for the key position, officials said Wednesday, despite ongoing political turmoil in the country.
Pakistani PM unwell, tests positive for COVID for 3rd timeNovember 15, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister tested positive for the coronavirus and was feeling unwell on Tuesday, a day after returning from London, the country’s information minister said.
It was the third time that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif had tested positive for the virus; the first two times were in June 2020 and in January this year.
Imran Khan urges followers to march on Islamabad without himNovember 10, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan urged his followers Thursday to resume their protest march on the country’s capital to demand early elections — even though he is staying out of the march for now, a week after he was wounded in the leg in a gunman’s attempt on his life.
Party says Pakistan’s ex-PM Khan delaying march on IslamabadNovember 8, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan postponed the resumption of his protest march on the country's capital meant to challenge his successor’s government, his party said Tuesday.
Ex-PM Khan says march on Pakistani capital to resume TuesdayNovember 7, 2022 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sunday that a protest march toward the capital, which was suspended after he was wounded by a gunshot in an apparent attempt on his life, will resume Tuesday.
Pakistan’s ex-PM Khan pauses protest march after shootingNovember 4, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday he was pausing his march on the capital, Islamabad, a day a gunman opened fire on his campaign convoy, wounding him and killing one of his supporters.
Pakistan’s ex-PM Imran Khan wounded in shooting at protestNovember 3, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a protest rally in eastern Pakistan on Thursday, slightly wounding former Prime Minister Imran Khan in the leg and killing one of his supporters, his party and police said.
China’s Xi affirms commitment to Pakistan economic tiesNovember 2, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday affirmed his country's commitment to invest in Pakistan despite obstacles created in recent years by security concerns and the global economic slowdown.
Pakistan lays to rest journalist killed in ex-PM Khan marchOctober 31, 2022 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan laid to rest on Monday a journalist who was crushed to death while covering a political march held by former Prime Minister Imran Khan, with hundreds of mourners attending her funeral.
Pakistani minister hints at action against Imran Khan convoyOctober 29, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s interior minister alleged on Saturday that the country’s former premier, Imran Khan, who is leading an opposition convoy of thousands of supporters toward Islamabad, plans to use his march to spread “violence and chaos.”
Pakistan: Oldest prisoner freed from Guantanamo, back homeOctober 29, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A 75-year-old from Pakistan who was the oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center was released and returned to Pakistan on Saturday, the foreign ministry in Islamabad and the U.S.
Pakistani ex-PM Khan, supporters start march to IslamabadOctober 28, 2022 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan and thousands of supporters started a long-promised march on Friday to the nation's capital, Islamabad, to challenge the government of his successor and demand early elections.
Thousands mourn Pakistani journalist, spy chief wants probeOctober 27, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of people Thursday mourned the death of an outspoken Pakistani journalist in the capital as the nation's spy chief and military spokesman demanded an independent investigation into the mysterious killing in Kenya.
Pakistan brings home body of journalist killed in KenyaOctober 25, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A plane carrying the body of an outspoken Pakistani journalist who was shot and killed by Nairobi police while living in hiding in Kenya touched down at an airport in Islamabad just after midnight Wednesday, officials said.
Ex-Pakistani PM Khan challenges disqualification from officeOctober 22, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday challenged an election commission ruling disqualifying him from holding public office for five years, his spokesman and lawyer said.
Pakistan taken off watch list for terror funding, launderingOctober 21, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — An international watchdog said Friday it is removing Pakistan from its so-called “gray list” of countries that do not take full measures to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, a move that was quickly welcomed by the country’s prime minister and other government officials.
Pakistan’s election commission bars ex-PM Khan from officeOctober 21, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s elections commission on Friday disqualified former Prime Minister Imran Khan from holding public office for five years, after finding he had unlawfully sold state gifts and concealed assets as premier, officials said.