Pakistan’s Prime Minister Khan has voted to step down after weeks of tensions

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted in a no-confidence motion in parliament on Saturday, ending a 13-hour impasse. The vote came after the country’s powerful army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, met with Khan, two sources said, as criticism mounted over the delay in the parliamentary process. Lower house speaker Asad Qaisar, a member … Read more

Pakistan’s Imran Khan ‘resigns as prime minister’

It has been a turbulent day for Pakistan’s political scene, as Prime Minister Imran Khan thwarted an opposition attempt to remove him from office by convincing the president to dissolve the National Assembly, hours after which a notice issued by the Secretariat of the Cabinet said that Khan was officially dismissed as Prime Minister of … Read more

Pakistan PM Khan says he might not accept impeachment vote, accuses US

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan criticized the United States for orchestrating tomorrow’s vote in parliament on his ouster, hinting he might not accept the results and calling on his supporters to take to the streets to protest what he called a ” regime change”. Opposition parties say Khan has failed to revive an economy battered … Read more

Pakistani PM Khan faces new calls to resign ahead of no-confidence motion

Pakistan’s opposition on Thursday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign ahead of a parliamentary vote that could see the former cricket star’s ouster and a return to political uncertainty in the nuclear-armed country. Khan, 69, has faced mounting criticism for his performance, including his handling of an economy beset by high inflation and … Read more