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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.

Pakistan presidential election: PPP, PML-N may field joint candidate for poll, final list to be announced on 30 August
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Pakistan presidential election: PPP, PML-N may field joint candidate for poll, final list to be announced on 30 August

The Pakistan presidential election is scheduled to take place on 4 September. Incumbent Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain's five-year term is due to end on 9 September.

PTI chairman Imran Khan to be sworn-in as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan today; Mamnoon Hussain to administer oath
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PTI chairman Imran Khan to be sworn-in as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan today; Mamnoon Hussain to administer oath

PTI's Imran Khan will be sworn-in as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan on 18 August

Pakistan to hold presidential elections on 4 September; tough competition expected between PTI, PML-N and MMA
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Pakistan to hold presidential elections on 4 September; tough competition expected between PTI, PML-N and MMA

Pakistan's president is elected indirectly by the members of Parliament and the four provincial assemblies. "Presidential election will be held on September 4," the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said as it issued the schedule of the election.

Election Commission of Pakistan should look into vote rigging allegations, says Mamnoon Hussain in Independence Day speech
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Election Commission of Pakistan should look into vote rigging allegations, says Mamnoon Hussain in Independence Day speech

Various political parties alleged that elections won by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) of Imran Khan were not fair and demanded probe

Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament holds maiden session; Speaker Ayaz Sadiq administers oath to new members
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Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament holds maiden session; Speaker Ayaz Sadiq administers oath to new members

The maiden session of Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament began on Monday to start the process of transition and handing over powers to the new government.

Pakistan releases 26 Indian fishermen from jail as goodwill gesture day before newly-elected govt's maiden meet
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Pakistan releases 26 Indian fishermen from jail as goodwill gesture day before newly-elected govt's maiden meet

Pakistan released 26 Indian fishermen from jail as a gesture of goodwill a day before the newly-elected government met for the first time

Maiden session of Pakistan's 15th National Assembly to be held on Monday; members to take oath on first day
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Maiden session of Pakistan's 15th National Assembly to be held on Monday; members to take oath on first day

On the first day, the newly-elected members will take oath of their office. This will be followed by the elections of the speaker, the deputy speaker. The NA will proceed to elect the leader of the house (Prime Minister) within the next couple of days, depending on the schedule for nominations issued by the speaker.

Imran Khan may take oath as Pakistan prime minister on country's Independence Day on 14 August
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Imran Khan may take oath as Pakistan prime minister on country's Independence Day on 14 August

Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's new prime minister, may take oath of the office on the country's Independence Day on 14 August, a media report said on Sunday.

Pakistan blast: 128 killed after explosion hits poll meeting in Balochistan, Islamic State takes responsibility
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Pakistan blast: 128 killed after explosion hits poll meeting in Balochistan, Islamic State takes responsibility

Balochistan's Civil Defence Director Aslam Tareen said 16 to 20 kg of explosives and ball bearings were used in the attack.

SCO summit 2018: Shanghai cooperation body assumes greater importance after entry of India, Pakistan, says UN
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SCO summit 2018: Shanghai cooperation body assumes greater importance after entry of India, Pakistan, says UN

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) has assumed even greater importance with the entry of India and Pakistan, the United Nations has said.

SCO summit 2018: Narendra Modi and Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain shake hands, chat briefly
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SCO summit 2018: Narendra Modi and Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain shake hands, chat briefly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain and had a brief chat with him at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.

Xi Jinping hails 2017 entry of India and Pakistan to SCO, says their arrival will bolster grouping's strength
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Xi Jinping hails 2017 entry of India and Pakistan to SCO, says their arrival will bolster grouping's strength

The entry of India and Pakistan into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) would bolster its strength, Chinese president Xi Jinping said.

Pakistan's president signs bill to merge country's tribal area along Afghan border with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
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Pakistan's president signs bill to merge country's tribal area along Afghan border with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday signed a key constitutional amendment bill to merge restive tribal regions along the Afghan border with the northwestern province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

On Pakistan Day, president Mamnoon Hussain accuses India of putting 'regional peace at stake'
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On Pakistan Day, president Mamnoon Hussain accuses India of putting 'regional peace at stake'

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain accused India of ceasefire violations and human rights abuses, saying New Delhi's actions have put regional peace at stake

With Financial Action Task Force sword dangling over its head, Pakistan scrambles to curb terror, adhere to UN guidelines
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With Financial Action Task Force sword dangling over its head, Pakistan scrambles to curb terror, adhere to UN guidelines

Pakistan's recent move to curb terrorism seems to be motivated by fears that it is likely to suffer from the findings of FATF, which is reviewing its case.

Pakistan issues fatwa signed by 1,800 Islamic scholars against use of violence for religious purposes
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Pakistan issues fatwa signed by 1,800 Islamic scholars against use of violence for religious purposes

Wracked by terrorism, extremism and sectarianism, Pakistan government on Tuesday issued a fatwa signed by over 1,800 Islamic scholars from different schools of thought against the use of violence, including suicide bombings, for religious purposes.

Over 1,800 Pakistani clerics issue fatwa denouncing suicide bombings, say it will help create moderate Islamic society
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Over 1,800 Pakistani clerics issue fatwa denouncing suicide bombings, say it will help create moderate Islamic society

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the government on Tuesday says

Syed Akbaruddin's Twitter account briefly hacked, micro-blogging site launches probe
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Syed Akbaruddin's Twitter account briefly hacked, micro-blogging site launches probe

The Twitter account of Syed Akbaruddin was hacked early Sunday, with the unperturbed Indian envoy to the UN asserting that it would take more than a hack to keep him down.