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Imran Khan's PTI wins five seats, independent candidates win six in first-ever provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA
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Imran Khan's PTI wins five seats, independent candidates win six in first-ever provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA

Independent candidates secured six seats while Imran Khan's PTI managed to win in five constituencies in first provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA. Polling was held in a peaceful environment as foolproof security measures were taken and government deployed 34,497 security personnel.

Pakistan presidential election to be held tomorrow: PTI's Arif Alvi front runner in absence of joint Oppn candidate
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Pakistan presidential election to be held tomorrow: PTI's Arif Alvi front runner in absence of joint Oppn candidate

Apart from Arif Alvi, the Pakistan Peoples Party's Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan and Jamiat-e-Ulema (F) chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman are also in the race. The joint Opposition was to field a single candidate to give Alvi a tough time but failed to do so.

Pakistan presidential polls: PPP's Aitzaz Ahsan, JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman nominated after Opposition fails to field joint candidate
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Pakistan presidential polls: PPP's Aitzaz Ahsan, JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman nominated after Opposition fails to field joint candidate

The Election Commission of Pakistan had announced on 16 August that the election will be held on 4 September.

PML-N nominates president Shahbaz Sharif's son, Hamza Shahbaz as Punjab chief minister, Nawaz Sharif's camp not in favour
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PML-N nominates president Shahbaz Sharif's son, Hamza Shahbaz as Punjab chief minister, Nawaz Sharif's camp not in favour

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has nominated its president Shahbaz Sharif's son, Hamza Shahbaz, as Punjab chief minister even as the jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's camp is critical of the nomination.

Pakistan General Elections 2018: Imran Khan's PTI close to becoming single largest party but rigging charges persist
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Pakistan General Elections 2018: Imran Khan's PTI close to becoming single largest party but rigging charges persist

The PML-N and the PPP, both raised questions on the transparency of the vote counting process in Pakistan election, alleging their polling agents were not allowed to verify vote counts as is mandated by law

'Poor first impressions of polling day': Human Rights Commission of Pakistan issues statement on the general elections
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'Poor first impressions of polling day': Human Rights Commission of Pakistan issues statement on the general elections

The following is the full text of a press release issued by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan during the counting of votes in the Pakistan general elections.

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran's outsider persona, intimacy with army perfectly sums up country's paradoxes
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran's outsider persona, intimacy with army perfectly sums up country's paradoxes

Imran Khan shows himself to be emblematic of Pakistan’s paradoxes; in promising to usher Pakistan into a democracy of fresh incarnation, he is delivering it into devastating continuity.

Pakistan Election 2018: Heartbreaking to see citizens repose so much faith in a moth-eaten democratic process
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Pakistan Election 2018: Heartbreaking to see citizens repose so much faith in a moth-eaten democratic process

While the need for keeping up the pretense of a constitutional democracy has deepened, the fledgling political process, weak institutions and fragile civil administrations are nowhere close to challenge the hegemony of the military. For the foreseeable future, democracy in Pakistan will remain a virtual reality.

Pakistan Election Results 2018 updates: 5 parties allege poll rigging as PTI emerges in lead; Imran Khan's party says open to recounting
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Pakistan Election Results 2018 updates: 5 parties allege poll rigging as PTI emerges in lead; Imran Khan's party says open to recounting

Pakistan's Samaa TV reported that there are problems with the Result Transmission System of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).

Pakistan Election 2018: Polling set to begin at 8 am tomorrow; country gets ready to elect new national, provincial assemblies
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Pakistan Election 2018: Polling set to begin at 8 am tomorrow; country gets ready to elect new national, provincial assemblies

Pakistan General Election 218, which has been marred with controversial decisions, allegations of military interventions and terrorist attacks on candidates, will finally come to a conclusion tomorrow (25 July) with counting set to begin the same day

Pakistan General Election 2018: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa goes to polls under pall of violence, rallies see low turnout
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa goes to polls under pall of violence, rallies see low turnout

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the third largest province of the country, is home to 15.32 million registered voters (25 percent higher than 2013).

Pakistan polls: Imran Khan's poll rhetorics may help PTI gain new ground, but in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, second chance is unlikely
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Pakistan polls: Imran Khan's poll rhetorics may help PTI gain new ground, but in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, second chance is unlikely

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf failed to fulfill the promises it made to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2013 elections, and that could hurt its prospects on 25 July since Pashtuns have a notion to not give a second chance to a party that doesn't perform

Pakistan polls: Analysts predict tough competition between Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and Imran Khan's PTI ahead of 25 July election
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Pakistan polls: Analysts predict tough competition between Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and Imran Khan's PTI ahead of 25 July election

With elections just around the corner in Pakistan, analysts in Islamabad believe that the real competition in the 25 July polls could be between jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf.

Pakistan election: 133 killed, 200 injured in twin blasts targeting poll rallies; BAP leader Siraj Raisani succumbs to wounds
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Pakistan election: 133 killed, 200 injured in twin blasts targeting poll rallies; BAP leader Siraj Raisani succumbs to wounds

Explosion is Pakistan's election rally claimed 133 lives and injured 200 others. Balochistan Awami Party leader Siraj Raisani succumbed to his injuries later

Peshawar suicide attack: ANP candidate Haroon Ahmed Bilour among 20 killed in Pakistan; Taliban claims responsibility
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Peshawar suicide attack: ANP candidate Haroon Ahmed Bilour among 20 killed in Pakistan; Taliban claims responsibility

The attack on ANP candidate Haroon Ahmed Bilour's election rally came hours after the military said it would deploy more than 370,000 security forces to polling stations to ensure free, fair and transparent national elections on 25 July.

Jailed MQM leader Waseem Akhtar takes oath as Karachi's new mayor
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Jailed MQM leader Waseem Akhtar takes oath as Karachi's new mayor

Waseem Akhtar, a jailed leader of Mutthaida-e-Qaumi Movement in Pakistan, on Tuesday took oath as Karachi's mayor after the Sindh High Court allowed him to attend the ceremony.

New owners of Raj Kapoor's historic haveli in Pakistan demolish it; officials file FIR against them
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New owners of Raj Kapoor's historic haveli in Pakistan demolish it; officials file FIR against them

Authorities have lodged an FIR against the new owners of Raj Kapoor's historic haveli in Peshawar for demolishing the building, a national heritage site.

Pakistan: 7 killed as violence continues in Karachi
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Pakistan: 7 killed as violence continues in Karachi

At least seven people, including two political activists in Karachi, have been killed in the last 24 hours, as violence continued to plague Pakistan's biggest city after the 11 May polls.

Pakistan: Blast at election meeting leaves 10 dead
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Pakistan: Blast at election meeting leaves 10 dead

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured when a powerful explosion ripped through an election meeting organised by a Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam leader in northwest Pakistan today, officials said.

Pak poll candidate, son shot dead by Taliban in Karachi
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Pak poll candidate, son shot dead by Taliban in Karachi

An Awami National Party leader contesting Pakistan's upcoming general election and his six-year-old son were gunned down by the Taliban outside a mosque in the southern port city of Karachi today.