Modi and Imran bask after 'good' Kashmir crisis
As tempers cool after an alarming confrontation between India and Pakistan, analysts say their leaders have emerged stronger -- with Narendra Modi burnishing his nationalist credentials and Imran Khan cast as a peacemaker.
Pakistanis sign petition seeking Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan
More than 300,000 people have signed online petitions calling for Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to receive a Nobel Peace Prize after he freed an Indian...
IMF chief says ready to support Pakistan after meeting PM Khan
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday met Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and assured him that IMF stands ready to support his country.
Trump letter to Imran Khan seeks Pakistan's help in Afghanistan
Pakistan's foreign ministry said Monday that US President Donald Trump has written a letter to prime minister Imran Khan seeking Islamabad's support in securing a "negotiated settlement" to the war in Afghanistan.
Pakistan Prime Minister's defence of the political U-turn sparks mirth
Margaret Thatcher was famously not for turning, but Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has declared U-turns to be a "hallmark of great leadership", in comments provoking criticism from opponents and a slew of jokes from Pakistanis.
Next IMF loan will be 'the last': Pakistan finance minister
Pakistan's finance minister promised Saturday to end the country's reliance on International Monetary Fund bailouts to shore up its shaky economy, as officials prepare to negotiate a new loan. Asad Umar's pledge comes days after Pakistan's central bank warned inflation could double in the coming year -- hitting 7.5 percent -- while the country’s growth…
Pakistan invites Saudi to invest in China economic corridor
Islamabad has invited Saudi Arabia to invest in the Beijing-funded, multi-billion dollar infrastructure corridor being constructed in Pakistan, its information minister said Thursday, as concerns grow over the country's debt levels. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an ambitious plan to build energy and transport links connecting the western Chinese region of Xinjiang with the…
Pakistan lawmakers begin electing new president
Pakistan began voting for a new president Tuesday, with a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan seen as the favourite to replace Mamnoon Hussain as the ceremonial head of the world's only nuclear-armed Muslim state.
Imran Khan vows change in first address as Pakistan PM
Imran Khan made his first speech as Pakistan's prime minister late Sunday, giving a wide-ranging, televised address in which he announced reforms targeting corruption...