Pakistan General-election-2018

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Imran Khan is Prime Minister of Pakistan, but he won't be running the country: Here's why
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Imran Khan is Prime Minister of Pakistan, but he won't be running the country: Here's why

In key senses, Imran Khan's rise portends nothing: He may become prime minister, but he won't be running Pakistan. True power — elections and democratic transitions notwithstanding — continues to lie with the Generals

Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament elects PTI's Asad Qaiser as Speaker of National Assembly
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Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament elects PTI's Asad Qaiser as Speaker of National Assembly

Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament has elected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Asad Qaiser as the National Assembly Speaker

Pakistan MNA-elect ‘chaiwala’ turns out to be millionaire, owns assets worth Rs 30 million
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Pakistan MNA-elect ‘chaiwala’ turns out to be millionaire, owns assets worth Rs 30 million

A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNA-elect, who was widely reported to be a 'chaiwala' (tea-seller) during the election campaign, has turned out to be a millionaire

Imran Khan's PTI gets 33 reserved seats in Pakistan National Assembly, party 14 seats away from achieving simple majority
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Imran Khan's PTI gets 33 reserved seats in Pakistan National Assembly, party 14 seats away from achieving simple majority

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) gets 28 reserved seats for women and 5 for non-Muslims. Party is 14 seats short of the number required for simple majority

Pakistan polls: Election officer in Balochistan claims security forces forced him to submit fake votes favouring MMA
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Pakistan polls: Election officer in Balochistan claims security forces forced him to submit fake votes favouring MMA

A presiding officer in a voting centre in Pakistan's Balochistan province claims he was abducted by security forces and was forced to submit fake votes to favour MMA

Rigged elections in Pakistan aren't new, but Imran Khan win takes the cake in military-influenced pseudo democracy
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Rigged elections in Pakistan aren't new, but Imran Khan win takes the cake in military-influenced pseudo democracy

Although Pakistan Army spokesperson General Asif Ghafoor categorically denied any interference in the polling process, his assertions were taken with a pinch of salt

Imran Khan's candidature as Pakistan prime minister approved by PTI, may take oath on 14 August
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Imran Khan's candidature as Pakistan prime minister approved by PTI, may take oath on 14 August

Imran Khan, set to open a new innings as Pakistan's next prime minister after his party unanimously approved his candidature to the top post, vowed to steer the country out of the current financial crisis

Pakistan polls: How Constituency Management System, a phone app and database, set Imran Khan's PTI on road to victory
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Pakistan polls: How Constituency Management System, a phone app and database, set Imran Khan's PTI on road to victory

A phone app and a database of more than 50 million voters were key weapons in the successful campaign of cricket legend Imran Khan in last month’s general election.

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.

Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony: No foreign dignitaries to attend; Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev among those invited, says PTI
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Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony: No foreign dignitaries to attend; Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev among those invited, says PTI

The oath-taking ceremony is scheduled to be held on 11 August, announcement of which was made by Imran Khan during an interaction with PTI members of provincial assembly in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.

Imran Khan's PTI invites former nemesis MQM to form Pakistan govt; seeks help in election of speaker, deputy speaker
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Imran Khan's PTI invites former nemesis MQM to form Pakistan govt; seeks help in election of speaker, deputy speaker

Khan's pointman Jahangir Tareen flew into Karachi from Islamabad last evening and invited former rival Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan to join the PTI-led government

PTI spokesperson denies reports of Imran Khan inviting Narendra Modi to his oath-taking ceremony, says media speculation incorrect
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PTI spokesperson denies reports of Imran Khan inviting Narendra Modi to his oath-taking ceremony, says media speculation incorrect

Several leaders of Imran Khan's PTI denied reports that he has invited Narendra Modi to the ceremony in August where he will be sworn in as prime minister.

Narendra Modi congratulates Imran Khan, says he hopes 'democracy takes deeper roots' in Pakistan under PM-in-waiting
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Narendra Modi congratulates Imran Khan, says he hopes 'democracy takes deeper roots' in Pakistan under PM-in-waiting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Imran Khan to congratulate him on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerging as the single largest party in Pakistan's recently conducted general election, ANI reported.

Imran Khan says he will take oath as Pakistan PM on 11 August; PTI struggles to get numbers to form govt
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Imran Khan says he will take oath as Pakistan PM on 11 August; PTI struggles to get numbers to form govt

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had announced on Sunday that it is trying to reach out to smaller parties and Independents to form the next government in Pakistan.

Pakistan Election Results: Empty ballot boxes found by roadside in Karachi, Sialkot raise rigging suspicions
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Pakistan Election Results: Empty ballot boxes found by roadside in Karachi, Sialkot raise rigging suspicions

An EU team of election observers had concluded that Pakistan's elections were eclipsed by 'restrictions' on freedom of expression and 'unequal' opportunity for candidates.

Islamabad court to resume hearing in high treason trial against Pervez Musharraf next week
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Islamabad court to resume hearing in high treason trial against Pervez Musharraf next week

A special court in Pakistan is all set to resume hearing of a high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, which may also be a big test for Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which is likely to form a government, a media report said on Sunday.

Pakistan Election Result 2018: Imran Khan to be sworn in as prime minister before 14 August, announces PTI
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Pakistan Election Result 2018: Imran Khan to be sworn in as prime minister before 14 August, announces PTI

Imran Khan will be sworn in as Pakistan's new prime minister before the country's independence day on 14 August, his party has announced as it is trying to reach out to smaller parties and independents to form the next government.

Imran Khan as Pakistan PM could be China’s biggest ally or headache; Beijing betrays rare nervousness
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Imran Khan as Pakistan PM could be China’s biggest ally or headache; Beijing betrays rare nervousness

Imran Khan's polarising election campaign has resulted in the creation of bad blood in Pakistan, and China is nervous that the spillover could affect its grand CPEC project

Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan yet to seek formal support from smaller parties, Independents to form govt
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Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan yet to seek formal support from smaller parties, Independents to form govt

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which emerged as the single largest party but short of simple majority in the National Assembly elections, was yet to seek formal support from smaller parties or Independents to form the next government.

Imran Khan's election to PM won't change relations; visa restrictions will keep India-Pakistan division alive
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Imran Khan's election to PM won't change relations; visa restrictions will keep India-Pakistan division alive

The 1971-72 war permanently closed the India-Pakistan border and ended the free exchange, and I think that moment has been carried forward to today