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Imran Khan

Incumbent Prime Minister of Pakistan; former professional cricketer

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Imran Khan: Incumbent Prime Minister of Pakistan; former professional cricketer
Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan and the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Before entering politics, Khan was an international cricketer and captain of the Pakistan national cricket team, which he led to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup.


Pakistan protests block roads but fail to oust prime minister

Thousands of anti-government protesters blocked highways across Pakistan on Thursday in a bid to oust prime minister Imran Khan, though the disruption fell short of what organizers had planned.
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'Plan B': Pakistan anti-government protesters leave capital to block roads countrywide

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan called off a two-week sit-in on the capital's main highway on Wednesday, but began what they called a "Plan B" aimed at crippling the country's roads and ousting..
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Videos for Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Khan rejects calls to step down [Video]Pakistan PM Khan rejects calls to step down

Tens of thousands of followers of Maulana Fazal-ur Rehman have gathered in Islamabad, calling for the resignation of what they say is an illegitimate government.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published

Pakistan opposition rallies as deadline for PM Khan to quit nears [Video]Pakistan opposition rallies as deadline for PM Khan to quit nears

The opposition parties march in Islamabad as their Sunday night deadline for Pakistan prime minister's resignation approaches.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:06Published

Pakistan opposition protesters call on PM Imran Khan to resign [Video]Pakistan opposition protesters call on PM Imran Khan to resign

Prime minister promises not to step down, as thousands continue anti-government protest in Islamabad.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published

Pakistan's opposition joins hands, seeks PM Khan's resignation [Video]Pakistan's opposition joins hands, seeks PM Khan's resignation

Pressure mounts on Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down as 'Long March' against him gains momentum.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published

William and Kate in Pakistan - the highlights [Video]William and Kate in Pakistan - the highlights

A roundup of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's royal tour of Pakistan. Highlights include meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Hundu Kush Mountain Range, the National Cricket Academy and the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:16Published

William and Imran Khan reminisce over friendship with Diana [Video]William and Imran Khan reminisce over friendship with Diana

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met Imran Khan on the second day of their five-day royal tour of Pakistan. The Duke of Cambridge and Pakistan’s prime minister reminisced about when the ex-test..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:59Published

Imran Khan in Iran: Hopes to defuse Saudi tensions [Video]Imran Khan in Iran: Hopes to defuse Saudi tensions

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has met with Iran's president in Tehran.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:26Published

Watch: Can Imran Khan be mediator between Iran and Saudi Arabia? [Video]Watch: Can Imran Khan be mediator between Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Can Imran Khan be mediator between Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:21Published

Pakistan PM warns of 'bloodbath' in Kashmir, India's Modi silent [Video]Pakistan PM warns of 'bloodbath' in Kashmir, India's Modi silent

At UNGA, Imran Khan accuses India of 'cruelty' in Kashmir while his Indian counterpart doesn't mention ongoing lockdown.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:27Published


Pakistan anti-government protesters block highway in campaign to oust PM

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan blocked a key highway linking the country to Afghanistan on Wednesday, as part of what they called the "second phase" of action aimed at ousting Prime Minister..
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Where’s ‘our Sidhu’, asks Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Achcha, hamara woh Sidhu kidhar hai (Ok, where is our Sidhu)? Main keh raha hoon hamara Sidhu (I am saying our Sidhu),” Pakistan PM Imran Khan is seen asking in a video taken on a bus to Kartarpur..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP slams Sidhu for praising Imran Khan

The BJP on Sunday slammed Congress leader Navjot Sidhu for praising Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Kartarpur corridor inauguration across the international border and allegedly seeking to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kartarpur corridor: PM thanks Imran Khan for understanding India's sentiment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan for understanding India's sentiment on the issue of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor. It will be easy to pay obeisance at..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan to charge $20 fee even on opening day of Kartarpur Corridor: Sources

Pakistan has conveyed to India that people travelling through the Kartarpur corridor on Saturday will also have to pay the $20 fee, sources said on Friday. Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan last week..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Sikh pilgrims using Kartarpur corridor will not require passport: Pakistan foreign office

Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has waived the condition of passport for one year for Indian Sikhs visiting the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib using the Kartarpur corridor...
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Sidhu unlikely to travel to Kartarpur via corridor along with first 'jatha'

Navjot Singh Sidhu is unlikely to travel to Kartarpur in Pakistan via corridor along with the first 'jatha' that will be visiting the neighbouring country for its inauguration, sources said. First..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sidhu '0001' on Imran's Kartarpur guest list

Sidhu's office said on Monday that the invitation came through Pakistan's ministry of religious affairs and inter-faith harmony.
IndiaTimes - Published

Kartarpur Corridor: Sidhu writes to Jaishankar, Amarinder for permission to visit Pakistan for opening ceremony

Sidhu has accepted Imran Khan's invitation and has sought political clearance from the Centre and the state government to visit Pakistan.
DNA - Published

Navjot Singh will attend inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor after getting clearances, says wife

She said the former cricketer has received a special invitation from the office of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for the event to be held on November 9. "Navjot Singh Sidhu has applied for..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan army says supports elected government amid major protest

Pakistan's powerful military said it supported the country's elected government and the constitution, as tens of thousands of opposition protesters gathered in the capital demanding that Prime Minister..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan opposition sets ultimatum for government to step down

Pakistan's opposition demanded on Friday that Prime Minister Imran Khan and his administration resign within two days, raising the stakes in a protest campaign that the government has denounced as a..
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Pakistani protesters rally to demand Imran Khan's resignation

Tens of thousands of Pakistani opposition supporters rallied on Friday to demand the ouster of what they say is the illegitimate government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, warning of chaos if their..
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Kartarpur pilgrims will not need a passport, no fee on opening day: Pak PM Imran Khan

He also said the pilgrims no longer have to register ten days in advance for the travel adding that no fee will be charged on the inauguration day and Guruji's 550th birthday.
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No need for passport for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Friday announced that Sikh pilgrims from India would not need a passport to travel to Kartarpur and no fee would be charged from them on the opening day of the corridor on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Passport not needed for paying obeisance at Gurdwara Kartarpur in Pakistan: Imran Khan

IndiaTimes - Published

Cong leader Navjot Singh Sidhu needs political clearance to visit Kartarpur: MEA

Senator Faisal Javed Khan had a telephonic conversation with Navjot Singh Sidhu on the direction of Imran Khan and invited the Congress MLA to Pakistan for the Kartarpur Corridor inauguration ceremony
DNA - Published

Pakistani protesters descend on capital to demand PM quits

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators were due in the Pakistani capital on Thursday to demand that the government step down, piling more pressure on Prime Minister Imran Khan as he strives to get..
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Pakistan invites Navjot Singh Sidhu to Kartarpur corridor's inaugural ceremony

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said on Wednesday that Islamabad has decided to send an invitation to Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the inaugural ceremony of the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistani Islamist party vows to oust government with protests

The chief of one of Pakistan's largest religious parties announced on Tuesday a protest campaign aimed at ousting Prime Minister Imran Khan, raising the prospect of political turmoil as the government..
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Imran Khan's speech was the longest at UNGA 2019

Almost more than half his speech was devoted to Kashmir, which was on expected lines.
DNA - Published

Prince William and wife Kate meet Imran Khan, Pakistan's PM and friend of Diana

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Tuesday met Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, a former international cricket star who the prince played cricket with in London as a child.
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Will send our army if you need help in fighting terror in Pak: Rajnath Singh to Imran Khan

Rajnath Singh said if Imran Khan was serious about fighting terror, India will send its army to help.
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Pakistan's Khan says he will try to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks

Pakistan will do its utmost to enable talks between arch regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday in Tehran, adding that he will travel on to Saudi..
Reuters - Published

Xi doesn't raise Kashmir with Modi as they seek to reset ties

In his conversation, Xi gave Modi an unvarnished version of the Pakistan PM Imran Khan's China visit earlier this month, relaying Imran's complaint that India had refused to talk to him. Modi chose not..
IndiaTimes - Published

Iran says ready for talks with Saudi, with or without mediation

Iran is prepared to hold talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia, with or without the help of a mediator, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, ahead of a visit by Pakistani Prime Minister..
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US Senator says Pakistan must end support to terror groups

Pakistan must end support to terrorist groups, a top US Senator has said, a day after meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan and the army chief, discussing with them what more can be done to preempt terror..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kashmir issue not raised or discussed during India-China informal summit: Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale

​ "This (Kashmir) issue was not raised and not discussed. Our position is anyway very clear that this is an internal matter of India," Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said at a special press briefing..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chinese media bats for close ties with India

China’s state media outlets on Friday spoke of further enhancement of China-India ties as their leaders, Chinese president Xi Jinping and PM Narendra Modi “want nothing to get in the way of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan PM heading to Iran after U.S. mediation request

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is heading for Tehran, two government officials said on Friday, weeks after the United States asked him to help mediate between long-time regional foes Saudi Arabia..
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Pakistan Prime Minister Khan likely to visit Iran: foreign office

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Saudi Arabia and Iran, the foreign office in Islamabad said on Thursday.
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Not for other countries to comment on India's internal affairs: MEA on Xi-Khan Kashmir talks

India on Wednesday reacted sharply to reports of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan discussing Kashmir, saying Beijing is "well aware" of New Delhi's position and it is..
IndiaTimes - Published

Madhya Pradesh: 51-feet Imran Khan effigy burnt on Dussehra

Besides thousands of people, Shiv Sena district president Raju Sharma was also present at the event.
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'India does not see Imran Khan's visit to China ahead of informal summit between Xi-PM Modi as hyphenation'

It (Imran Khan's China visit) is of no concern to India, sources said. The PakistPrime Minister is on a visit to China where he held discussion with its top leadership. Sources said India and China..
IndiaTimes - Published

China snubs Imran, says resolve J&K bilaterally

In what is being seen as a snub to the visiting Pakistan PM Imran Khan, China on Tuesday significantly modified its position on the Kashmir dispute by omitting its recent references to the UN charter..
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China says it supports Pakistan in safeguarding its independent sovereignty

China supports Pakistan in safeguarding its independent sovereignty and territorial integrity, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday during a visit by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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Imran Khan angers Saudi prince, loses comfort of luxurious plane

The Saudi crown prince also lost his cool because of Pakistan's interlocution with Iran without his explicit approval, said the weekly
DNA - Published

No talks with India until situation in Kashmir changes, PM Imran tells US senators

Khan said there would be no talks with India during a meeting with US senators Chris Van Hollen and Maggi Hassan, who met to share their observations with the prime minister about their visit to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistani PM Khan to meet China's Xi to discuss Kashmir, CPEC

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss the security situation in the disputed region of Kashmir as well as..
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Imran Khan's statements reflect he is not aware how international relations are conducted: MEA

India on Friday condemned the "provocative and irresponsible" statements against it by Pakistan PM Imran Khan over abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and said he is unaware of how international..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Despicable threats': Shami, Harbhajan, Irfan slam Pak PM Imran Khan's UN speech

IndiaTimes - Published

World can perceive Imran Khan's insincerity for admitting Pak harboured, trained terrorists in 80s, 90s: Baloch leader

Imran Khan, in his address, had admitted to Pakistan's role in training jihadists during the late 1980s and 1990s and sustaining contacts with them.
DNA - Published

Congress says in ‘complete agreement’ with govt stand on Pakistan, terror

Charged with being “anti-national” and “pro-Pakistan” on the issue of abrogation of Article 370 in J&K, Congress came out more aggressively in its attack on the neighbour on Sunday. It..
IndiaTimes - Published

Imran’s nuke comments show inappropriate understanding of strategic weapons: General Rawat

Dismissing Pakistani PM Imran Khan’s reckless threat of a nuclear conflagration that could spill beyond the subcontinent if the international community did not pressure India on Kashmir, Army chief..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan avoids India's questions in response to Imran Khan's speech

Muhammad Zulqarnain, a Second Secretary in Pakistan's UN Mission, failed to respond directly on Saturday to questions India had asked of Islamabad in the right of reply to Khan's incendiary speech on..
IndiaTimes - Published

How Congress gave the ammo to Pakistan PM Imran Khan to attack India at UN event

He had quoted figures of the massacre of Muslims and rendering about 1.5 lakh Muslims homeless.
DNA - Published

India shreds Imran Khan's hate speech at UNGA

Citizens of India do not need anyone else to speak on their behalf, least of all those who have built an industry of terrorism from the ideology of hate, said Vidisha Maitra, the first secretary of the..
DNA - Published

Wanted the world to see RSS and India are now synonymous, Imran Khan did our job: Sangh leader

The Sangh leader's remarks came a day after Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan attacked the RSS in his speech at the UNGA.
DNA - Published

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