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2 days ago
Pakistan's former prime minister and PTI party leader Imran Khan was released on bail on May 12 after being arrested on graft charges. Since then, he says he has been "isolated" at his home, cut off from the senior leadership of his party, while thousands of his supporters have been arrested. "Anyone who supports PTI is either arrested or has gone underground," he told FRANCE 24 from his home in Lahore.
3 days ago
Many educated Pakistanis are looking to move abroad as living costs continue to climb and political unrest deepens in their home country.
3 days ago
With Pakistan's economic turmoil worsening, those in poverty are suffering most. The country is in the midst of a serious financial crisis caused by a long delay in the $1.1 billion bailout from the IMF.
23 May
The prominent journalist and supporter of ex-PM Imran Khan was detained by the Pakistani police, but the authorities then failed to present him in court.
23 May
An unprecedented crackdown against Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has prompted concerns that it could be outlawed. DW looks at whether a possible ban would likely hurt or help the former PM.
20 May
The census has been met with allegations of miscounts and exclusion, particularly among insurgent-hit areas and of women in conservative regions. Resource allocation and seats in parliament are dependent on population.
17 May
India needs political stability in Pakistan for any kind of dialogue with its regional archrival. With Pakistan deeply divided, India has no strong political partner for talks in Islamabad.
15 May
Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan has been released on bail after his arrest earlier this week was ruled unlawful. For months, Khan had managed to avoid arrest, but when he was finally taken into detention while in court this past Tuesday, chaos ensued outside.
12 May
The former prime minister had been dragged out of a court building and arrested, triggering riots across Pakistan. The same court is now due to decide if Imran Khan will stay in custody.
11 May
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.
9 May
The war on terror and the resulting Taliban insurgency claimed thousands of lives in Pakistan, but also left behind broken families where women are trying to pick up the pieces.
9 May
Imran Khan was arrested in the capital, Islamabad, according to officials from his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf political party as well as local media reports.

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