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Pakistan celebrates 72nd Independence Day: Country looks on with hope but continues fighting terrorism, corruption
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Pakistan celebrates 72nd Independence Day: Country looks on with hope but continues fighting terrorism, corruption

Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day today while the country waits for its new prime minister to take oath. There is a lot of hope riding on the Imran Khan government as it is Pakistan’s third successive democratic transition to an elected government.

Imran Khan takes oath in Pakistan's parliament as MP, local media hails 'the only option' but warns him of challenges ahead
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Imran Khan takes oath in Pakistan's parliament as MP, local media hails 'the only option' but warns him of challenges ahead

As Imran Khan and his council of ministers took oath on Monday for Pakistan's 15th Assembly, discussions on his blessings and challenges ahead began again.

Pakistan chief justice 'astonished' at state of Election Commission, says CEC slept through the polls
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Pakistan chief justice 'astonished' at state of Election Commission, says CEC slept through the polls

Taking a swipe at Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said that he called him thrice on the polling day but he didn't pick up and was likely sleeping.

Imran Khan likely to face a bouncy pitch in 'first 100 days'; hurdles starting with China may stump his hope for a smooth turf
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Imran Khan likely to face a bouncy pitch in 'first 100 days'; hurdles starting with China may stump his hope for a smooth turf

While Kashmir is at the forefront of Imran Khan's foreign policy agenda, he also wants to restart negotiations with India on the Indus Waters Treaty.

Aamir Khan denies receiving invitation to Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony: I am not going to Pakistan
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Aamir Khan denies receiving invitation to Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony: I am not going to Pakistan

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that in the event of him getting an invite to Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony in Pakistan, he is "too busy to go".

Imran Khan wants to be Pakistan's Narendra Modi, but will the army let him bring 'achhe din' for his people?
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Imran Khan wants to be Pakistan's Narendra Modi, but will the army let him bring 'achhe din' for his people?

The themes of corruption and development that Imran Khanb has harped on at rallies during his campaign for the Pakistan elections were in tune with Narendra Modi's "bhrashtachar se azadi" and "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" campaigns.

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Rigging charges continue to dog PTI's win as rival parties reject poll outcome
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Rigging charges continue to dog PTI's win as rival parties reject poll outcome

In Pakistan elections marred by predictions of rigging, a controversial, violent and dirty campaign, and allegations of military interference, these claims got louder as results kept trickling in.

Pakistan General Election 2018: 'Stolen' polls, 'dubious' results will have 'bad impact' on country's politics, says Nawaz Sharif
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Pakistan General Election 2018: 'Stolen' polls, 'dubious' results will have 'bad impact' on country's politics, says Nawaz Sharif

In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been "stolen" and warned that the "tainted and dubious” results would cast a "bad impact" on the country's politics.

Pakistan poll authorities face hiccups in finalising election results; ECP website shows outcome in 152 out of 270 seats
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Pakistan poll authorities face hiccups in finalising election results; ECP website shows outcome in 152 out of 270 seats

Pakistan authorities were on Thursday faced with hiccups in finalising the outcome of the general elections due to logistic and technical problems, resulting in allegations of rigging.

US says it will look for opportunities to work with new Pakistan government led by Imran Khan
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US says it will look for opportunities to work with new Pakistan government led by Imran Khan

The United States will "look for opportunities" to work with the new leaders of Pakistan after they form the government, and will try to advance security, stability and prosperity in South Asia

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Not all hail Imran Khan's fortunes in polls; skeptics in India call poll rigging a 'disgrace'
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Not all hail Imran Khan's fortunes in polls; skeptics in India call poll rigging a 'disgrace'

International media and the Indian political circuit have been keeping a close eye on the Pakistan general elections 2018 and its outcome. Thus, as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf PTI chief Imran Khan looks all-set to become the country's next prime minister, reactions have starting coming in from all quarters.

Pakistan General Elections 2018: Twitter reacts to Imran Khan's win; '...my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM', tweets Jemima
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Pakistan General Elections 2018: Twitter reacts to Imran Khan's win; '...my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM', tweets Jemima

As Imran Khan's Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaaf party is inching closer to the majority mark in the Pakistan general elections 2018, reactions have started coning in from national and international quarters.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Rise of Imran Khan, fall of Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and rigging charges grab international headlines
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Rise of Imran Khan, fall of Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and rigging charges grab international headlines

Millions of voters turned up to vote in the Pakistan General Election on 25 July, despite the threat of violence, protests and fears of military interference.

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

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Counting underway in polls marred by Quetta suicide attack; results expected around 2 am local time
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Counting underway in polls marred by Quetta suicide attack; results expected around 2 am local time

Neither Imran Khan nor Nawaz Sharif is likely to win a clear majority in the too-close-to-call Pakistan election.

People in J&K keenly follow Pakistan elections, say developments have 'direct bearing' on Kashmir
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People in J&K keenly follow Pakistan elections, say developments have 'direct bearing' on Kashmir

Pakistan elections on Wednesday evoked keen interest in Jammu and Kashmir as people in the state remained glued to television and radios to know the latest as the voting progressed.

Pakistan Election 2018: PTI, PML-N candidates woo custodians of shrines, right-wing groups to gain advantage
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Pakistan Election 2018: PTI, PML-N candidates woo custodians of shrines, right-wing groups to gain advantage

In the run-up to the 2018 Pakistan general elections, a majority of candidates of mainstream political parties have got the support of custodians of shrines, commonly known as ‘pirs’ and banned outfits, which has further polarised society on religious grounds.

Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan is the worst pick for both Pakistan and India among a field of bad choices
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Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan is the worst pick for both Pakistan and India among a field of bad choices

Imran Khan has gone from condemning extremism to tilting towards Islamism, especially towards the Taliban, earning him the moniker of "Taliban Khan".

Pakistan Election 2018: PML-N facing tough fight in Punjab, but overperformance by PTI could indicate poll rigging
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Pakistan Election 2018: PML-N facing tough fight in Punjab, but overperformance by PTI could indicate poll rigging

If the PTI is able to jump from eight seats to a majority: Or even four times that number, then there would be clear evidence the elections have been rigged outright.

Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan not interested in forming alliance with PPP, PML-N even as hung verdict seems likely
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Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan not interested in forming alliance with PPP, PML-N even as hung verdict seems likely

Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is hoping to become Pakistan’s prime minister after 20 years of being dismissed at the polls, as the country prepares to vote in a tense election pitting him against the party of jailed ex-premier Nawaz Sharif.