Pakistan's PM resolved to ride out protests crisis

2014-08-27 16:06

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told parliament he would not be cowed by thousands of demonstrators camped outside the assembly demanding his resignation.

PCB appointment slammed

2014-02-11 17:23

Former Pakistan captain turned politician Imran Khan has lashed out at the country's newly reappointed cricket chief.

Khan slams blasts ICC revamp

2014-01-31 17:33

Pakistan legend Imran Khan has slammed the ICC's controversial plans to reform cricket's governing body.

Pakistan to try Musharraf for treason

2013-06-24 14:02

Pakistan's new government has said it would put former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason, charges punishable by death or life imprisonment.

Pakistan's Imran Khan to leave hospital

2013-05-21 14:12

Pakistani politician Imran Khan is to leave hospital on Wednesday, his party and medics said on Tuesday, two weeks after breaking bones in his back in a fall at an election rally.

Sharif in new Pakistan government talks

2013-05-12 22:00

Pakistani election winner Nawaz Sharif has been in talks to form a new government, as US President Barack Obama said Washington was ready to work with Islamabad "as equal partners".

Injured Imran won't cast Pakistan vote

2013-05-09 13:00

Cricket star turned Pakistani politician Imran Khan will not be able to vote in upcoming landmark elections as his doctors insist he needs to stay in hospital, officials say.

Imran Khan injury halts Pakistan campaign

2013-05-08 11:01

Pakistan's main parties have suspended campaigning for weekend polls in honour of politician Imran Khan, who was in hospital with head and back injuries after falling at an election rally.

Imran Khan brazen in Pakistan campaign

2013-04-30 08:50

You can't lead a revolution and hide behind bullet-proof glass - at least not according to Imran Khan, wildcard contender for power at the ballot box in Pakistan.

Pakistan tries new way of tackling graft

2013-02-04 19:03

A group of Pakistani officials is cracking down on the culture of graft with an innovative programme that harnesses technology to identify corruption hot spots.

Imran Khan leads anti-drone protest

2012-10-06 11:27

Pakistani cricket star turned politician Imran Khan is leading supporters and Western activists on a much-publicised rally to Pakistan's tribal belt to protest against US drone strikes.

Tendulkar 'should have retired'

2012-01-31 11:24

Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan says Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar should have retired after the CWC victory.

Pakistan president attacks conspiracies

2011-12-27 22:11

Pakistan's embattled president has vigorously defended his rule and urged the nation to foil "conspiracies against democracy" on the anniversary of his wife Benazir Bhutto's murder.

India 'favourite' to lift CWC

2011-02-03 09:31

Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan feels India is the favourite to win the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.


Thousands gather for Pakistan protest marches

2014-08-14 16:19

Thousands of protesters gathered in the Pakistani city of Lahore, preparing to march on the capital to unseat the government they claim was elected by fraud.

Pakistan, Taliban peace talks falter

2014-02-04 16:52

Pakistan's planned peace talks with Taliban insurgents has stumbled as they began on Tuesday, with government negotiators missing a preliminary meeting citing doubt over the militants' team.

Khan launches cricket scheme

2014-01-25 15:39

Former Pakistan cricketer Imran Khan has launched a scheme to scout talent in the troubled northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province

Imran Khan leaves hospital after fall

2013-05-22 13:07

Pakistani politician Imran Khan has left hospital, two weeks after breaking bones in his back in a fall at a rally for the country's general election, where his party scored a major breakthrough.

New Pakistan PM to hold firm on Taliban

2013-05-13 10:00

Pakistan's incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif looks set to be a pragmatic ally of Washington, unlikely to end the war against the Taliban as he seeks to focus on fixing the economy.

Imran Khan gains support in Pakistan vote

2013-05-10 14:00

Former Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan's party has enjoyed a late surge of support on the eve of a landmark election, raising the prospect of a fragmented parliament.

Pakistan Taliban threaten election attacks

2013-05-09 11:51

The Taliban have sent suicide bombers to mount election-day attacks on Pakistan's historic polls, says a militant commander, following a bloody campaign which has claimed more than 100 lives.

Khan injures skull in fall

2013-05-07 22:17

Former Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan fell at a political rally on Tuesday, leaving him with two hairline skull fractures.

Fear of attack haunts Pakistan elections

2013-03-27 09:02

Despite being bitter rivals who exploit the tiniest chance to score points off one another, one thing has united Pakistani politicians as they campaign for May elections: fear of attack.

Imran Khan calls on president to resign

2013-01-15 18:53

Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan has called on President Asif Ali Zardari to resign immediately to make way for free and fair elections.

Taliban threat to kill Pakistan cricketer

2012-08-08 22:00

The Taliban have threatened to kill Pakistani cricket star "Taliban Khan" if he holds a protest march on their territory.

T20 blamed for India's woes

2012-01-31 10:18

Pakistan cricket legend Imran Khan has blamed the lucrative Twenty20 IPL for India's recent dismal Test showing.

Jailing of trio pains Imran

2011-11-03 14:17

Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan says he is pained to hear the news of Pakistan cricketers being jailed for spot-fixing.

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