Pakistan

Can the promise of a 'new Pakistan' pull the diaspora?

Expatriates pin high hopes on the new PM, as his government urges overseas nationals to invest in the country.

Imran Khan, 'new Pakistan' and the diaspora dilemma

Pakistan elections 2018

Imran Khan: Maverick or courageous decision-maker?

From international cricket star to Pakistan’s prime minister. A look at the life and political rise of Imran Khan.

Pakistan: Who is Imran Khan?

Pakistan

Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief takes oath in the capital, Islamabad, after being elected as prime minister on Friday.

Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister

Asia

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan's prime minister

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief, who will take oath of office on Saturday, promises an era of 'accountability'.

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan's prime minister

Pakistan

Pakistan opposition parties protest election results

Opposition claims there were irregularities with the vote count and demands an investigation.

Pakistan opposition parties protest election results

Opinion

Imran Khan and the military: Allies today, foes tomorrow?

Pakistan's military, which helped Khan win the election, could one day pose the most serious threat to his premiership.

Gul Bukhari

by Gul Bukhari

Gul Bukhari

Counting the Cost

Pakistan, the IMF and China: Imran Khan's economic challenges

Why Pakistan's new leader, Imran Khan, is facing some tough financial and economic questions.

Asia

Pakistan: Can Imran Khan live up to voter expectations?

Those who voted for Imran Khan and his populist promises of a new, fairer, Pakistan are watching closely.

Asia

Ex-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif taken to hospital

Sharif is serving a 10-year prison term after being convicted of corruption in July.

Ex-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif moved to Islamabad hospital

Inside Story

Pakistan: Is Imran Khan up to the prime minister's job?

Former cricketing superstar is poised to become Pakistan's next prime minister, despite allegations of election fraud.

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Seven things Pakistan's election results reveal

Did the army control the process from the start, were votes rigged, and can Imran Khan deliver stability to the country?

Seven things Pakistan's election results reveal

Pakistan elections 2018

Imran Khan wins, but will need to form coalition - Live

Final results expected on Friday as Imran Khan's PTI emerges as largest party, but falls short of majority.

Pakistan elections 2018

Imran Khan claims victory, rivals allege rigging

Cricketer-turned-politician promises peace with neighbouring India, says he plans to put country on the right track.

Imran Khan claims victory, rivals allege rigging

Pakistan elections 2018

Imran Khan's speech in full

Complete transcript of the victory speech by PTI chairman and election frontrunner as he addresses nation from capital.

Imran Khan's speech in full

Asia

Pakistan's Imran Khan leads polls as rivals cry foul

Initial results suggest Khan's PTI party will emerge as the largest single party in the national government.

Pakistan's Imran Khan leads polls as rivals cry foul