Pakistan PM Imran Khan to seek court ruling over defections ahead of no-confidence vote

THE THREAT OF POLITICAL TURMOIL IN THE NUCLEAR ARMED NATION IS GROWING AS THE OPPOSITION SEEKS TO OUST KHAN IN A VOTE THAT COULD COME AS SOON AS THIS MONTH. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government will petition Pakistan’s Supreme Court to seek a ruling on whether defectors from his party could lose their seats ahead of a no-confidence vote against him, his interior minister said on Friday. The threat of political turmoil in the nuclear armed nation is growing as the opposition seeks to oust Khan in a vote that could come as soon as this month.Several of Khan’s lawmakers withdrew their support for him on Thursday, stoking more uncertainty over whether the former cricket star can hang on to power, following a warning by a key ally that the premier could lose his coalition partner Read More