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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Millions of Pakistanis braved threats from militants and voted Saturday in national elections that marked the country's first democratic transfer of governance and appeared to put former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on track for...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — After a bloody campaign season marred by waves of bombings and candidate assassinations, Pakistanis turned out in large numbers Saturday to elect a new parliament in what is slated to be the first democratic transition of...
Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaFormer Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan's party was enjoying a late surge of support yesterday, the eve of a landmark election, raising the prospect of a fragmented Parliament that could lead to weeks of haggling to form a coalition government. The...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistanis went to the polls Saturday to elect a new parliament amid continued violence marring the historic event, as militants detonated a bomb outside a liberal, anti-Taliban party’s campaign office in the southern port...
Tags: Parliament, Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan, Polls, Government
CHINIOT, Pakistan — Even from his hospital bed, with a gash in his head and three broken vertebrae from a 15-foot fall, Imran Khan stumped for votes. "I have done whatever I could do," Khan told the nation as a Pakistani television crew...
Tags: Parliament, Asif Ali Zardari, Pervez Musharraf, Polls, Pakistan
The Philadelphia Inquirerazir Bhutto's ghost hovers over Saturday's elections for parliament in Pakistan. The face of the gutsy former prime minister, who was assassinated as she campaigned in Pakistan's last national elections, still adorns commercials of her Pakistan People's...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Imran Khan, the former cricket star who heads up one of the leading parties in national elections set for Saturday, suffered three fractured vertebrae and a broken rib in a fall in the eastern city of Lahore this week and probably...
D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
SHABQADAR, Pakistan — When Masoom Shah hits the campaign trail these days, he brings a 9-millimeter Glock pistol and a team of up to 50 bodyguards. Instead of appearing before large crowds, he meets small clusters of voters at guesthouses where...
Gulf Daily News, Manama, BahrainPAKISTANIS living in Bahrain and neighbouring Gulf countries will cast their vote for the first time next month to elect their National Assembly. Around 40,000 eligible voters in the country are expected to head to the ballot box at the Pakistan Embassy...
Tags: Pakistan, Polls, Voting, Manama (Bahrain), Elections
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- An Islamabad court Thursday ordered the arrest of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on charges of illegally detaining dozens of judges while in power, but the former dictator slipped away when Pakistani commandos assigned to...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Tuesday barred former President Pervez Musharraf from running in next month’s parliament elections, derailing the onetime general’s bid for an unlikely political comeback in the country he ruled...
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