The 63-year-old has already twice served as the country's prime minister. He's also been toppled in a military coup, jailed and exiled. Imran Khan's party is expected to emerge as the second strongest in parliament.
Sunday's by-elections were dubbed an early test to the popularity of PM Khan, who has been criticized for "mishandling" the country's economy. Losing a number of seats in parliament doesn't augur well for his government.
A 26-year-old woman was recently murdered by her mother and brothers in a small Pakistani town because she married against their wishes. DW examines her story and looks at brutal "honor killings" in the Islamic country.
A Pakistani court has ordered the release of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter on bail, suspending an accountability court's corruption sentences. This could pose a political challenge to PM Imran Khan.
Almost two months after Imran Khan took office as Pakistan's PM, reality is knocking hard on the doors of his government. Wracked by a raft of financial challenges, the country has become an economic basket case.
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