Pakistan’s coalition government had been relatively permissive of former prime minister Khan’s mass rallies. But the latest developments suggest this approach has ended.
The former prime minister was forced from office by a vote of no confidence. But that doesn’t mean the political drama is over, an expert on Pakistani politics explains.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan dissolved Parliament rather than face a no-confidence vote. The Conversation asked an expert: What happens next?
Pakistan is in the middle of a constitutional crisis as a bid to unseat Imran Khan failed.
Despite confessing to the murder of his sister, Qandeel Baloch in 2016, Waseem Khan has been acquitted by the Lahore High Court. The case has shocked activists campaigning against honour killings.
Pakistan covertly backed the Taliban in Afghanistan for years. But if the Taliban fail to ensure stability now, it could trigger another wave of refugees into Pakistan or more insurgent attacks.
Pakistan’s president is facing a backlash for his comments on sexual violence against women.
India has rejected recent offers on mediation over Jammu and Kashmir. But it should think again.
Roughly translating as ‘Hindu-ness’, Hindutva reframes the majority religion more as an identity, stoking tensions and intolerance of Muslims.
After Imran Khan’s visit to the White House, what lies ahead for his relationship with Donald Trump?
Abolishing the secretive World Bank Tribunal known as the ISDS won’t solve all of the problems of global economic governance. But it seems a very good place to start.
Taking on the state with threats and violent protests was met with a swift crackdown by Imran Khan’s new government.
It started on February, 14 when a suicide attack killed more than 40 people in the Indian controlled part of Kashmir. Now, Pakistan and India’s conflict over the disputed region is heating up again.
Three important lessons from three recent privatisations.
In mending the relations with Zimbabwe’s white community by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar, President Mnangagwa might just have pulled off a masterstroke.
Despite perceptions of an antagonistic Pakistan-India-Afghanistan dynamic, there are strong institutional foundations for a more cooperative relationship.
A religious minority of Pakistan, the Ahmadis have been boycotting elections for decades. Casting a vote would require that they denounce themselves as ‘non-Muslims.’
Forced to form a coalition to win power, Pakistan’s PM-in-waiting Imran Khan will have to compromise if he’s to tackle key economic, environmental, foreign policy and social challenges.
A constitutional change in Pakistan moved power and money from the federal government to the provinces. So newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan takes office as the weakest leader in decades.
Pakistan’s new leader has been battling to get into office for years.