Pakistan’s Imran Khan “quietly confident” he will be PM

By Kay Johnson LAHORE, Pakistan, July 13 : 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. The 65-year-old opposition leader, a glamorous part of the London upper […]

Political “turncoats” boost Imran Khan’s prospects in Pakistan poll

By Drazen Jorgic MIANWALI QURESHIAN, Pakistan, July 11 : – Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, a Pakistani landowner and politician, recently switched to his third party in a decade. That is unlikely to prevent him retaining his seat in parliament this month, thanks to loyalty to a family name that has held sway over politics in this […]

After campaign to oust Pakistan PM, Imran Khan looks to take the job

By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD, Jul 30 : As Pakistani cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan prepared for a victory rally to celebrate the success of his campaign to remove Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office, he said his aim was to take the job himself next year. Khan wants to ride the momentum of his drive against […]