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Pakistan's PML-N, PPP and nationalist parties to form alliance to challenge Imran Khan's claim to becoming next PM
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Pakistan's PML-N, PPP and nationalist parties to form alliance to challenge Imran Khan's claim to becoming next PM

Pakistan’s PML-N and PPP political parties said on Thursday they would join forces to field their own candidate for prime minister in parliament, challenging former cricket star Imran Khan, whose party won last week’s general election.

Pakistan Elections: Imran Khan reaches out to Independents, parties to form govt; meets Saudi envoy to discuss bilateral ties
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Pakistan Elections: Imran Khan reaches out to Independents, parties to form govt; meets Saudi envoy to discuss bilateral ties

Imran Khan has started reaching out to leaders of different political parties and Independent candidates to form the next government in Pakistan after his party won a majority of seats in Parliament, according to his party officials.

Imran Khan as Pakistan PM: India need not take PTI chief's insincere 'peace overtures' seriously
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Imran Khan as Pakistan PM: India need not take PTI chief's insincere 'peace overtures' seriously

Imran was being duplicitous and insincere while trying to appear as earnest. His ‘speech’ on foreign policy was bereft of any policy directions, strategic heft or substance, leave alone granular details of his priorities beyond some boilerplate lines on ‘peace’ and ‘development’.

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.

Pakistan polls: Nawaz Sharif 'protecting India's interests', damaging credibility of 25 July general elections, says Imran Khan
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Pakistan polls: Nawaz Sharif 'protecting India's interests', damaging credibility of 25 July general elections, says Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Sunday accused jailed prime minister Nawaz Sharif of "protecting India's interests" and trying to damage the credibility of the 25 July general elections.

Pakistan General Election: PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur killed in suicide blast in Dera Ismail Khan
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Pakistan General Election: PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur killed in suicide blast in Dera Ismail Khan

A former provincial minister and senior leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was on Sunday killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up near his car in the troubled Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.

Pakistan General Election: 48 Dalit aspirants hold future of marginalised Hindu minority in their hands
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Pakistan General Election: 48 Dalit aspirants hold future of marginalised Hindu minority in their hands

At least 48 members belonging to Pakistan's Hindu community have announced their candidature from various seats, most of them from Sindh, the province where most of the country's Hindu population is concentrated in

Pakistan general election: Asking voters whom they've voted for, taking pictures of ballot paper can land a person in jail for 3 years
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Pakistan general election: Asking voters whom they've voted for, taking pictures of ballot paper can land a person in jail for 3 years

In addition, in Pakistan, any direct or indirect attempt to influence a voter in connection with his or her decision to cast or to not cast a vote, either through giving a gift, making an offer or promise will be considered bribery, it said.

Pakistan general election: Hundreds of bankers to perform poll duties on 25 July due to shortage of staff, says report
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Pakistan general election: Hundreds of bankers to perform poll duties on 25 July due to shortage of staff, says report

For the first time in Pakistan's history, hundreds of bankers will volunteer their services for the 25 July elections due to shortage of staff for poll duties, according to a media report on Saturday.

Pakistan general election: Hafiz Saeed will not contest 25 July polls; JuD to field more than 200 candidates across country
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Pakistan general election: Hafiz Saeed will not contest 25 July polls; JuD to field more than 200 candidates across country

Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD is fielding more than 200 candidates in the 25 July general elections on national and provincial Assembly seats across the country even as Saeed himself has decided not to run for parliament.

Days after release, JuD chief Hafiz Saeed announces plan to contest 2018 Pakistan general elections
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Days after release, JuD chief Hafiz Saeed announces plan to contest 2018 Pakistan general elections

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed has announced his plan to contest in the 2018 general election, days after his release from house arrest.

Imran adamant on demand for Pak judicial panel to probe polls
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Imran adamant on demand for Pak judicial panel to probe polls

Imran Khan's PTI party refused to withdraw its demand for constitution of a judicial commission to investigate alleged rigging in the 2013 general election.