Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls off march to avoid ‘chaos’ | News

Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls off march to avoid ‘chaos’ | News

Imran Khan also announced his party will resign from provincial assemblies in first rally since his assassination attempt. Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan has called off the ‘long march’ to the capital Islamabad fearing chaos and announced his party would resign from state assemblies in a new bid to push for early elections. “I … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Pakistan on Thursday named former spy chief Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir as chief of the South Asian country’s army, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid intense debate around the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s most senior general and a former head of the … Read more

Pakistan says apocalyptic flooding reinforces the need for reparations

Pakistan says apocalyptic flooding reinforces the need for reparations

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Pakistan’s foreign minister says catastrophic flooding that submerged one-third of the country earlier this year reaffirms the need for wealthy countries to deliver on reparations, a highly contentious issue that has taken center stage at the U.N.’s flagship climate conference. Reparations, or “loss and damage” funding, are seen as a fundamental … Read more

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

CNN  —  Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg from the shooting which injured him last week. Khan survived the shooting at a political rally in Gujranwala on Thursday, an incident that his party has called an assassination attempt. In an interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson in … Read more

COP27: What is ‘loss and damage,’ the climate summit’s key issue

COP27: What is ‘loss and damage,’ the climate summit’s key issue

CNN  —  Aftab Khan felt helpless when torrential floodwaters submerged a third of Pakistan, his home country. Khan’s hometown was completely underwater. His friend rescued a woman who had walked barefoot, carrying her sick child, through stagnant floodwaters for 15 miles. And Khan’s own mother, who now lives with him in Islamabad, was unable to … Read more

Imran Khan blames Pakistan establishment for plot to assassinate him

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Tensions escalated in Pakistan on Friday as former Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed establishment figures for a plot to kill him – a claim strenuously denied by governing and security officials. A day after after he survived a shooting at a political rally outside the town of Gujranwala, Punjab province, Khan … Read more

Imran Khan: Pakistani ex-Prime Minister shot in lower leg in assassination attempt at rally

Imran Khan: Pakistani ex-Prime Minister shot in lower leg in assassination attempt at rally

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan has survived a shooting at a political rally on Thursday that his party called an assassination attempt, which killed one person and injured several others and prompted protests among Khan’s supporters. Video of the alleged attack shows Khan waving from an open-topped truck just outside the … Read more

Imran Khan: Ex-Prime Minister shot in foot in gun attack in Pakistan

Imran Khan: Ex-Prime Minister shot in foot in gun attack in Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot in the foot at a rally Thursday, according to an official from his party, which said the incident was an assassination attempt. A bullet hit Khan in his foot after an unidentified gunman opened fire, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Asad Umar said. The … Read more

Arshad Sharif: Prominent Pakistani journalist killed in Kenya

Arshad Sharif: Prominent Pakistani journalist killed in Kenya

Nairobi CNN Business  —  Arshad Sharif, a prominent Pakistani journalist who fled the country after he was charged with sedition, has died in Kenya after he was shot by police responding to reports of a stolen vehicle, authorities said. “The officers trailing the motor vehicle … alerted police in Magadi who erected a road barrier,” … Read more

Pakistani film The Legend of Maula Jatt sets a new benchmark | Media News

Pakistani film The Legend of Maula Jatt sets a new benchmark | Media News

Days before its October 13 worldwide release, the owner of the IMGC cinema hall in Pakistan’s provincial town of Burewala was working round-the-clock to get his new theatre ready for the much-anticipated action-drama film, The Legend of Maula Jatt. “History is being made by this film,” said Sheikh Amjad Rasheed, adding that he wanted to … Read more