Imran Khan’s arrest pushes Pakistan deeper into turmoil
11 May 2023 | 7:33 am
Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan have taken to the streets to protest their leader's arrest in a corruption case. Political analysts say the country cannot afford more chaos.
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