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OP-ED: No quick fix democratic reforms...

OP-ED: No quick fix democratic reforms...

Saleem Samad

Mon, Jul 6 2020

Pakistan’s potential for a strong democracy could be in jeopardy

Pakistan ruling party suspends leader...

Pakistan ruling party suspends leader...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 10 2020

The leader had immediately apologized for the anti-Hindu remarks on the posters

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi sworn...

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi sworn...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 9 2018

A former dentist, Alvi has been a key confidante of Imran Khan on both party and national issues

Arif Alvi becomes 13th president of...

Arif Alvi becomes 13th president of...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 4 2018

Alvi, a father of four and active Twitter user, was shot and wounded during a protest against military...

Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's 22nd...

Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's 22nd...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Khan easily defeated rival Shehbaz Sharif from the outgoing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party,...

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan...

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 16 2018

The PML-N and PPP, two parties which have dominated Pakistan's politics for decades, have both called...

Pakistan's Imran Khan to be sworn in...

Pakistan's Imran Khan to be sworn in...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 10 2018

PTI emerged victorious in the July 25 elections, the country's second-ever democratic transition...

Pakistan to decide whether to seek IMF...

Pakistan to decide whether to seek IMF...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 8 2018

Analysts say Pakistan needs a loan of around $12 billion to turn the corner

PTI announces Imran Khan as its PM...

PTI announces Imran Khan as its PM...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 6 2018

With 116 National Assembly seats, Khan with the support of smaller parties and independents is expected...

PTI claims enough support to form Pakistan...

PTI claims enough support to form Pakistan...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 4 2018

PTI has said it expects Khan to take the oath as prime minister before August 14, Pakistan’s independence...

PTI claims majority to form Pakistan...

PTI claims majority to form Pakistan...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 31 2018

Analysts had said it should be straightforward for Khan to form a coalition with independents and small...

Imran Khan's difficult road ahead as...

Imran Khan's difficult road ahead as...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 31 2018

Here is a rundown of the issues Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party will face once at the...

Imran Khan's party begins coalition...

Imran Khan's party begins coalition...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 28 2018

Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) won 115 seats in Wednesday's ballot

PML-N: Nawaz Sharif denied personal...

PML-N: Nawaz Sharif denied personal...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 23 2018

Officials at Adiala jail in Rawalpindi where Sharif is being held could not be reached for comment

Candidate of Pakistani political party...

Candidate of Pakistani political party...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 22 2018

In 2013, Gandapur's brother, Israrullah, who was then the provincial law minister, was killed in...

Military looms large over divisive Pakistan...

Military looms large over divisive Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 19 2018

The stand-off between Sharif and the military peaked earlier this month, when he was sentenced in absentia...

Four killed as bomb blast targets Pakistan...

Four killed in Pakistan blast

South Asia

Fri, Jul 13 2018

The blast comes days after a bomb claimed by the Pakistani Taliban targeted a rally by the Awami National...

Pakistan army denies meddling in July...

Pakistan army denies meddling in July...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 11 2018

The July election is likely to come down to a contest between Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz...

Imran Khan's PTI gains ground in Pakistan...

Imran Khan's PTI gains ground in Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 5 2018

Khan's political fortunes have improved since PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif was removed as prime minister...

Pakistan's younger Sharif launches election...

Pakistan's younger Sharif launches election...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 27 2018

Shahbaz Sharif, a former chief minister of Punjab, is seeking to become prime minister in what would...

Imran Khan eyes victory as Pakistan...

Imran Khan eyes victory as Pakistan...

South Asia

Sun, May 27 2018

Khan is hoping to achieve a years-long dream of leading the country as its prime minister, and his Pakistan...