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Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan barred from elections for five years | Imran Khan

The former prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has been disqualified from running for political office for five years, after the country’s election commission ruled that he misled officials about gifts he received from foreign leaders while in power. The decision announced on Friday is another twist in political wrangling that began even before Khan’s...

Imran Khan: Former Pakistan PM barred from holding public office
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Imran Khan: Former Pakistan PM barred from holding public office

Mr Khan – who has denied the charges against him – previously said he had not made public some gifts on national security grounds, but in a written submission admitted buying items worth nearly $100,000 (£90,000), and later selling them for more than twice that amount, AFP says. #Imran #Khan #Pakistan #barred #holding #public #office...

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is barred from holding office : NPR
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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is barred from holding office : NPR

Imran Khan speaks during a news conference in Islamabad on April 23. Pakistan’s elections commission on Friday disqualified the former prime minister from holding public office for five years. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption toggle caption Rahmat Gul/AP Imran Khan speaks during a news conference in Islamabad on April 23. Pakistan’s elections commission on Friday disqualified...

Pakistan’s Khan barred from office for five years ‘over corrupt practices’
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Pakistan’s Khan barred from office for five years ‘over corrupt practices’

Issued on: 21/10/2022 – 12:16 Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was disqualified Friday from running for political office for five years, his lawyer said, after the country’s election commission ruled he misled officials about gifts he received while in power. The decision is another twist in political wrangling that began even before Khan‘s April...

Jada Pinkett Smith has deal for ‘no holds barred’ memoir
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Jada Pinkett Smith has deal for ‘no holds barred’ memoir

NEW YORK — Jada Pinkett Smith has a lifetime of thoughts she’d like to set down. The actor, singer, entrepreneur and co-host of the Facebook Watch show “Red Table Talk” has a deal for what Dey Street Books is calling an “honest and gripping memoir” that will cover her “complicated marriage to Will Smith,” among...

Afghan interpreters were ‘blacklisted,’ barred from U.S. visas
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Afghan interpreters were ‘blacklisted,’ barred from U.S. visas

WASHINGTON —  As an expert in explosive device removal, H.S. spent nearly three decades carefully cleaning up land mines and disabling unexploded bombs planted by insurgent groups in Afghanistan. During the last 12 years of his career, H.S. — whom The Times is identifying by his initials for his safety — worked as an interpreter for...