Government & Politics

Pakistan’s Khan vows to fight on after court rules against him

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Reuters UK

By Asif Shahzad and Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is due to address the nation on Friday after the Supreme Court ruled he acted unconstitutionally in blocking an attempt to oust him – a decision that could end his premiership in days. Last Sunday, political allies of the former cricket star dissolved parliament to thwart an opposition no-confidence vote Khan had been expected to lose after coalition partners deserted him to rob him of a majority. The Supreme Court ruled late on Thursday that Khan’s manoeuvre was unconstitutional, ordering th…

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