Beyond the Headlines: Is this the end for Imran Khan?

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Pakistan has a new prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif.

Mr Sharif, 70, this week replaced Imran Khan, who failed to stop a no-confidence motion against him that ended with a dramatic last-minute vote on the night of April 9.

Former Punjab chief minister Mr Sharif was chosen to be PM with 174 votes in the 342-seat parliament.

More than 100 MPs from Mr Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party resigned and walked out in protest at the removal of their leader.

Mr Khan’s ousting means that no elected Pakistani prime minister has been able to complete a full five-year term since the country’s formation in 1947.

He also became the first prime minister in Pakistan's history to lose office through a parliamentary no-confidence vote. He has called for the next general election to be held early.

On this week's Beyond the Headlines, host Suhail Akram looks at Imran Khan’s fall from power and asks: will he return?

Updated: April 15, 2022, 6:05 PM