PML-N, PPP come together to block Imran Khan's PM ambitions, but fall short on numbers to dent PTI chief's chances
The Opposition alliance was not believed to have the numbers to block Imran Khan’s election but it could leave him with a thin majority that could make enacting his agenda difficult.
Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran Khan's PTI in talks with smaller parties, Independents to reach magic number
Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was followed by jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) with 62 seats and former president Asif Ali Zardari's Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) by 43 seats.
Benazir Bhutto murder verdict: As Pakistan court convicts two in the case, here's a look at theories behind her death
The most definitive accounts of Bhutto's death claim an assassin shot her in the neck and then blew himself up, killing 24 people.
Pakistan prime ministerial polls: Opposition parties fail to agree on joint candidate, six in race for top spot
Under Pakistan's Constitution, the prime minister has to be elected by a majority of the 342-member lower house of parliament, which comes to 172 votes.
Panama Papers verdict: Pakistan opposition parties hail country's army after SC disqualifies PM Nawaz Sharif
Opposition party politicians were elated as the Pakistan Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a landmark decision on Friday in the Panama Papers case