Bureau Chief, Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan
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Dec 27, 2011

Pakistan’s Imran Khan: playboy cricketer to PM?

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Former cricketer Imran Khan reckons he could end militancy and corruption in 90 days if elected prime minister in a show of confidence which has helped make him Pakistan’s most popular politician.

He drew at least 100,000 people to the streets of Karachi on Sunday in a massive rally that increases pressure on the government and cements his standing as the new political force.

Dec 27, 2011
Dec 27, 2011

Newsmaker: Pakistan’s Imran Khan – playboy cricketer to PM?

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Former cricketer Imran Khan reckons he could end militancy and corruption in 90 days if elected prime minister in a show of confidence which has helped make him Pakistan’s most popular politician.

He drew at least 100,000 people to the streets of Karachi on Sunday in a massive rally that increases pressure on the government and cements his standing as the new political force.

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      "Pakistan Bureau Chief. Born in Arkansas, Allbritton has been in Pakistan since mid-2009, working as a freelance reporter for TIME Magazine and other publications. Prior to that, He spent a year on a John S. Knight Fellowship for Professional Journalists at Stanford University, where he examined foreign correspondence and the online medium. Allbritton got his start as a reporter on the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, followed by two years working for the Associated Press in New York. In 2002, he pioneered reader-funded reporting through his Back-to-Iraq.com website and for the past six years he has focused on covering the Middle East, including ..."
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      2010
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