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Incumbent Prime Minister of Pakistan; former professional cricketer

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Imran Khan: Incumbent Prime Minister of Pakistan; former professional cricketer
Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan and the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Before entering politics, Khan was an international cricketer and captain of the Pakistan national cricket team, which he led to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup.

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Pakistan PM calls Osama Bin Laden a 'martyr' in National Assembly [Video]

Pakistan PM calls Osama Bin Laden a 'martyr' in National Assembly

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on June 25, in the National Assembly, referred to Osama Bin Laden as a martyr. Imran Khan said, "America came inside Pakistan and killed and martyred Osama Bin Laden...

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Our stimulus package equals Pak's GDP: India on Imran Khan's 'offer' to help [Video]

Our stimulus package equals Pak's GDP: India on Imran Khan's 'offer' to help

The Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava reacted on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement on which he is offering financial assistance to miginalise people in India...

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Pakistan prime minister defends lifting lockdown, urges nation to 'live with the virus'

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday cited economic losses to justify his government's decision to lift a coronavirus lockdown despite rising infections and deaths, urging people to "live..
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Pakistan to start easing lockdown amid sharp coronavirus spread

Pakistan will begin lifting its coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, hours after the country announced its highest daily increase in new cases.
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Pakistan to lift lockdown from Saturday, despite rising COVID-19 curve

Pakistan's coronavirus lockdown will be lifted on Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, despite the fact that the number of cases in the country is still accelerating.
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Pakistani parliament's speaker tests positive for COVID-19

The speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly said late on Thursday that he had tested positive for COVID-19, after hosting an iftar dinner to celebrate Ramadan, and meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan and..
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Trump and Pakistan's Khan discuss coordination against COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday discussed the global coronavirus pandemic and efforts to blunt its spread, the White House and the Pakistani leader's..
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Pakistan extends coronavirus lockdown, some industries to reopen in phases

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday announced a two-week extension to the nationwide shutdown to curb the COVID-19 spread, but said some industries would reopen in phases.
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Pakistan's Khan calls for U.N. action on India dispute

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Wednesday for the United Nations to help mediate between nuclear armed India and Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir.
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Pakistan's Khan says millions of Muslim refugees could flee India

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that millions of Muslims could flee India due to the curfew in the disputed territory of Kashmir and India's new citizenship law, creating "a refugee..
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Pakistan protests block roads but fail to oust prime minister

Thousands of anti-government protesters blocked highways across Pakistan on Thursday in a bid to oust prime minister Imran Khan, though the disruption fell short of what organizers had planned.
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'Plan B': Pakistan anti-government protesters leave capital to block roads countrywide

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan called off a two-week sit-in on the capital's main highway on Wednesday, but began what they called a "Plan B" aimed at crippling the country's roads and ousting..
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Pakistan anti-government protesters block highway in campaign to oust PM

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan blocked a key highway linking the country to Afghanistan on Wednesday, as part of what they called the "second phase" of action aimed at ousting Prime Minister..
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Pakistan army says supports elected government amid major protest

Pakistan's powerful military said it supported the country's elected government and the constitution, as tens of thousands of opposition protesters gathered in the capital demanding that Prime Minister..
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Pakistan opposition sets ultimatum for government to step down

Pakistan's opposition demanded on Friday that Prime Minister Imran Khan and his administration resign within two days, raising the stakes in a protest campaign that the government has denounced as a..
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Pakistani protesters rally to demand Imran Khan's resignation

Tens of thousands of Pakistani opposition supporters rallied on Friday to demand the ouster of what they say is the illegitimate government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, warning of chaos if their..
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Pakistani protesters descend on capital to demand PM quits

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators were due in the Pakistani capital on Thursday to demand that the government step down, piling more pressure on Prime Minister Imran Khan as he strives to get..
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Pakistani Islamist party vows to oust government with protests

The chief of one of Pakistan's largest religious parties announced on Tuesday a protest campaign aimed at ousting Prime Minister Imran Khan, raising the prospect of political turmoil as the government..
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Prince William and wife Kate meet Imran Khan, Pakistan's PM and friend of Diana

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Tuesday met Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, a former international cricket star who the prince played cricket with in London as a child.
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Pakistan's Khan says he will try to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks

Pakistan will do its utmost to enable talks between arch regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday in Tehran, adding that he will travel on to Saudi..
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Iran says ready for talks with Saudi, with or without mediation

Iran is prepared to hold talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia, with or without the help of a mediator, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, ahead of a visit by Pakistani Prime Minister..
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Pakistan PM heading to Iran after U.S. mediation request

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is heading for Tehran, two government officials said on Friday, weeks after the United States asked him to help mediate between long-time regional foes Saudi Arabia..
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Pakistan Prime Minister Khan likely to visit Iran: foreign office

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Saudi Arabia and Iran, the foreign office in Islamabad said on Thursday.
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China says it supports Pakistan in safeguarding its independent sovereignty

China supports Pakistan in safeguarding its independent sovereignty and territorial integrity, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday during a visit by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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Pakistani PM Khan to meet China's Xi to discuss Kashmir, CPEC

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss the security situation in the disputed region of Kashmir as well as..
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Police impose restrictions in Indian Kashmir after Pakistan PM's speech

Authorities in Indian Kashmir tightened restrictions on people's movements on Saturday to prevent possible protests triggered by a speech by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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Pakistan's Khan warns of 'bloodbath' when Kashmir curfew lifted

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan warned on Friday there would be a bloodbath when India lifts its curfew in disputed Kashmir and that any all-out conflict between the two nuclear-armed nations would..
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Anger, impatience mount in Pakistani Kashmir as Khan makes diplomatic push

As Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan prepares to deliver another appeal to the world to address the situation in Kashmir, he faces the risk that rising anger in his country's portion of the disputed..
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Pakistan's Khan says he is mediating with Iran after Trump asked him to help

Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had asked him to help defuse tensions with Iran and that he had already spoken with Iranian President Hassan..
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Trump hopes India and Pakistan 'come together' on Kashmir, Khan asks for U.S. help

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he hoped India and Pakistan could come together to resolve their differences over Kashmir, as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan urged Trump to use U.S...
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Pakistan PM expresses full support to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil facilities: SPA

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed on Thursday his country's full support to Saudi Arabia following last weekend attacks on the kingdom's oil facilities, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
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Pakistan PM to urge Trump to restart Afghan peace talks

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that he would urge U.S. President Donald Trump next week to revive Afghanistan peace talks with the Taliban militant group.
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Pakistani PM: India's crackdown on Kashmir will spur global Muslim extremism

India's crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world's Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during a fiery speech on Friday, in the part of the..
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Pakistan vows 'fullest possible response' to India over Kashmir

Pakistan will make the fullest possible response to India's actions in disputed Kashmir and the global community would be responsible for any "catastrophic" aftermath, Imran Khan, the prime minister of..
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PM Khan: Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, amid tensions with India

Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday, amid tensions with arch-rival India after New Delhi revoked the special status of its part of the disputed..
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Pakistan may close airspace to India: science minister

Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering closing Pakistan's airspace to India and blocking its eastern neighbor's land trade route to Afghanistan, the science and technology minister in Islamabad said..
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Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss reducing tension with India over Kashmir

U.S. President Donald Trump talked to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday about the need to reduce tensions with India over Kashmir and avoid steps that might escalate the crisis, the White..
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Pakistan PM accuses India of planning military action in Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to accuse India of planning military action in the disputed Kashmir region that has long been a flashpoint..
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Pakistan celebrates Independence Day but tensions with India remain high

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to criticize India for its actions in the disputed Kashmir region that has long been a flashpoint between..
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Pakistan PM Khan says plan to approach U.N. Security Council over Kashmir issue

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday the country was considering an approach to the United Nations Security Council after India stripped its portion of contested Kashmir of special..
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Pakistan calls for Trump mediation on Kashmir as region remains tense

Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have the potential to blow up into a regional crisis and it is the right time for U.S. President Donald Trump to mediate, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran..
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Pakistan says time right for Trump mediation on Kashmir

Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have the potential to blow up into a regional crisis and it is the right time for U.S. President Donald Trump to mediate, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran..
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News TV blackouts in Pakistan draw fresh accusations of censorship

Pakistani opposition parties have accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of intimidating broadcasters into a blackout on television coverage of his critics, after several TV channels were briefly taken..
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Pakistan opposition parties hold protest rallies against PM Khan

Pakistan's main opposition parties held protest rallies in cities across the country on Thursday, accusing Prime Minister Imran Khan's government of ruining the economy and seeking to intimidate and..
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Pakistan PM Khan returns home exulting after Washington visit

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan returned home from Washington on Thursday after a visit seen by supporters as a major diplomatic success, saying he felt like he had when he came back after winning..
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Pakistan Prime Minister Khan says he will try to persuade Taliban to meet Afghan government

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try meet with the Taliban in an effort to persuade the group to meet with the Afghan government, as the United States seeks to end the..
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Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war

President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the..
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Trump says U.S. working with Pakistan to find way out of Afghan war

President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war in..
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Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump at White House amid strained ties

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday amid strained relations between the two nations as Islamabad seeks foreign investment..
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U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown

U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on..
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