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Reham Khan on her much-discussed memoir: No 'salacious' details about Imran Khan, it tells the brutal truth
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Reham Khan on her much-discussed memoir: No 'salacious' details about Imran Khan, it tells the brutal truth

In an interview with Firstpost, Reham Khan spoke about the writing of her memoir (which HarperCollins releases in India this month), emerging stronger from a decade of domestic abuse, finding meaning in activism, and life with Imran Khan

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.

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 Election 2018: Suicide bomber strikes outside polling station in Quetta, kills 31, injures 40
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Pakistan Election 2018: Suicide bomber strikes outside polling station in Quetta, kills 31, injures 40

Around 25 people have been killed and 40 injured in a blast in Quetta in Balochistan on the day of the voting for the Pakistan general elections.

Pakistan goes to polls amid tight security; About 449,465 policemen, over 370,000 military personnel deployed
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Pakistan goes to polls amid tight security; About 449,465 policemen, over 370,000 military personnel deployed

Questions were raised about the role of the military after reports that it was given magisterial powers. The ECP was also criticised for deploying the Army both inside and outside of polling stations

Ahead of elections, former Ambassador of China to Pakistan endorses CPEC, praises Shehbaz Sharif
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Ahead of elections, former Ambassador of China to Pakistan endorses CPEC, praises Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader, Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday tweeted a letter sent to him by former Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Sun Weidong, thanking Sharif for his cooperation leading to CPEC's success.

Pakistan General Elections: On eve of polling, campaigning intensifies, security beefed up
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Pakistan General Elections: On eve of polling, campaigning intensifies, security beefed up

According to the Pakistan Election Commission, over 3,400 candidates will contest on 272 general seats of the National Assembly, while 8,400 are running for 577 general seats of the four provincial assemblies

Pakistan polls: 125 trans people to work as observers at polling stations during 25 July elections
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Pakistan polls: 125 trans people to work as observers at polling stations during 25 July elections

The trans people poll observers will be deployed in Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi and Quetta, the Express Tribune reported on Monday.

Pakistan's Election Commission limits powers of military personnel at voting stations during upcoming polls
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Pakistan's Election Commission limits powers of military personnel at voting stations during upcoming polls

Facing criticism, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday restricted the magisterial powers of military personnel set to be deployed at the polling stations during the 25 July general elections

Pakistan General Election: Non-Muslim voters increase by 30 percent in 5 years, Hindus most numerically significant minority
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Pakistan General Election: Non-Muslim voters increase by 30 percent in 5 years, Hindus most numerically significant minority

The number of non-Muslim voters in Pakistan has climbed to 3.63 million in 2018 with the Hindus maintaining their majority among the religious minority electorate.

Fearful for decades under reign of MQM's Altaf Hussain, Pakistan's national parties now openly campaign in Karachi
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Fearful for decades under reign of MQM's Altaf Hussain, Pakistan's national parties now openly campaign in Karachi

The country’s three main national parties now campaign openly in the teeming, financial hub, once considered one of the world’s most dangerous cities and dominated for decades by Hussain’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)

Pakistan Army 'openly' supporting religious extremism in country, alleges US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher
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Pakistan Army 'openly' supporting religious extremism in country, alleges US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher

Pakistan's powerful army is supporting religious extremism in the country, an influential US lawmaker has alleged as he voiced his support to the rights of the Mohajir community.

Pakistan general elections: US-designated terror group Harkat-ul-Mujahideen announces support for Imran Khan's PTI
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Pakistan general elections: US-designated terror group Harkat-ul-Mujahideen announces support for Imran Khan's PTI

Fazlur Rehman Khalil, the founder of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) terrror group and a US-designated global terrorist with links to al-Qaeda, on Tuesday said he would support former cricketer Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party in the 25 July elections.

Pakistan general election: Former president Asif Ali Zardari to contest for National Assembly seat from Nawabshah
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Pakistan general election: Former president Asif Ali Zardari to contest for National Assembly seat from Nawabshah

Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said he will contest for a National Assembly seat from his native town Nawabshah in the upcoming general elections.

Nasir-ul-Mulk, former Pakistan chief justice, appointed interim prime minister until General Election on 25 July
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Nasir-ul-Mulk, former Pakistan chief justice, appointed interim prime minister until General Election on 25 July

Pakistan on Monday appointed former chief justice Nasir Ul Mulk as interim prime minister until general elections are held on 25 July, premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said.

Pakistan's general election: Imran Khan eyes victory, vows to oust 'corrupt' rulers as PTI prepares to face PML-N
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Pakistan's general election: Imran Khan eyes victory, vows to oust 'corrupt' rulers as PTI prepares to face PML-N

As Pakistan announced 25 July to be the date for holding general elections in the country, all eyes have turned to cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan.

Retired judge Mir Hazar Khan Khoso chosen as Pak's caretaker PM
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Retired judge Mir Hazar Khan Khoso chosen as Pak's caretaker PM

Khoso, 84, belongs to Goth Azam Khan Khosa in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan province and earlier served as Chief Justice of both the Balochistan High Court and the Federal Shariah Court.