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Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan cricket legend Imran Khan and wife file for divorce

Pakistan cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan and his second wife have decided to part ways and are filing for divorce, the couple said Friday.

Both announced the split on Twitter. In his post, Imran Khan praised his wife, former television anchor Reham Khan.

"I have the greatest respect for Reham's moral character and her passion to work for and help the underprivileged," he said. "This is a painful time for me and Reham and our families. I would request everyone to respect our privacy."

Local media reported that Imran Khan had agreed to pay a substantial financial settlement to Reham Khan for dissolving the nine-month marriage. He rejected...