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Pompeo said U.S. would not block Pakistan if it seeks IMF bailout: Pakistani minister

Sep 11 2018

ISLAMABAD U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Pakistan last week that Washington would not try to block any request for a bailout from the International Monetary Fund, Pakistani Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday.

Pompeo said U.S. won't block Pakistan if it seeks IMF bailout: Pakistani minister

Sep 11 2018

ISLAMABAD U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Pakistan last week Washington would not try to block any request for a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Pakistani Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday.

Pakistan girds for 'exchanges' with Pompeo as U.S. halts military funding

Sep 03 2018

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's new foreign minister said he will "have exchanges" with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over Washington's cancellation of a $300 million disbursement for the Pakistani military when he visits Islamabad on Wednesday.

'Kaptaan' Khan's slog from sports icon to Pakistan's likely new leader

Jul 26 2018

ISLAMABAD For Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan, his party's first place in a national election, putting him on the brink of becoming the country's next prime minister, is the culmination of a battle that started more than two decades ago.

'Kaptaan' Khan's slog from sports icon to Pakistan's likely new leader

Jul 26 2018

ISLAMABAD For Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan, his party's first place in a national election, putting him on the brink of becoming the country's next prime minister, is the culmination of a battle that started more than two decades ago.

'Kaptaan' Khan's slog from sports icon to Pakistan's likely new leader

Jul 26 2018

ISLAMABAD For Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan, his party's first place in a national election, putting him on the brink of becoming the country's next prime minister, is the culmination of a battle that started more than two decades ago.

Pakistan's Imran Khan seeks election win over jailed ex-PM's party

Jul 23 2018

ISLAMABAD Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is hoping to become Pakistan's prime minister after 20 years of being dismissed at the polls, as the country prepares to vote in a tense election pitting him against the party of jailed ex-premier Nawaz Sharif.

Hardline Islamists push religion to center of Pakistan election

Jul 23 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani cleric Hafiz Saeed is one of the United States' most-wanted terrorist suspects, accused over the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people. At home, his charities are banned, as is a new Islamist political party launched by his followers. | Video

Pakistan opens terrorism investigation against ex-PM's party 10 days before election

Jul 15 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD Pakistani authorities have opened a criminal investigation into leaders of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political party under an anti-terrorism law, 10 days before a hotly contested general election, according to police documents.

Pakistan's Imran Khan 'quietly confident' he will be PM

Jul 13 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan said he was "quietly confident" of victory in a general election this month and that as prime minister, he would drive an anti-corruption and anti-poverty campaign in the south Asian nation.

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