Government transitions

In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan's lower house of parliament elected Qaiser, an ally of Khan, to be its next speaker on Wednesday, paving the way for the former cricket star and longtime politician to become the next prime minister. (National Assembly, via AP)
August 17, 2018 - 9:10 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as the country's next prime minister, in a step toward the country's third civilian transfer of power. In the vote at the National Assembly, Khan secured 176 votes, defeating the opposition...
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August 05, 2018 - 11:55 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's state news agency says that South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel opposition leader Riek Machar have signed a peace deal to share power in a transitional government, the latest effort to end a five-year civil war. Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir attended the...
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July 25, 2018 - 11:51 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's government says President Salva Kiir and armed opposition leader Riek Machar have agreed to share power in a transitional government in the latest effort to end a five-year civil war. Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth announced the agreement to reporters...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2018, file photo, supporters of Pakistani politician Imran Khan attend his election rally in Karachi, Pakistan. As Pakistanis prepare to make history on Wednesday by electing a third consecutive civilian government, rights activists, analysts and even some candidates say the campaign has been among the country's dirtiest imperiling the country's democratic future. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil, File)
July 24, 2018 - 2:36 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — As Pakistan prepares to make history Wednesday by electing a third straight civilian government, rights activists, analysts and candidates say the campaign has been among its dirtiest ever, imperiling the country's wobbly transition to democratic rule. The campaign has been...
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