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At least 31 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

At least 31 people were killed and dozens injured in a suicide bomb attack on a polling station in restive southwest Pakistan as millions voted in...

No Pakistani women vote in village where wives had vowed to defy husbands

Pakistani women who had pledged to defy men in their village by voting for the first time ultimately did not exercise their democratic right...

COUNTING BEGINS IN SUSPENSEFUL PAKISTAN ELECTION

Vote-counting began on Wednesday (25) in a knife-edge Pakistan general election as former cricket hero Imran Khan sought power on a day marred by a bloody...

Pakistan’s Imran Khan seeks election win over jailed ex-PM’s party

Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is hoping to becomePakistan's prime minister after 20 years of being dismissed at the polls, as the country prepares to...

Missing Pakistani peace activist returns home, friends say

A peace activist who disappeared last year after criticising Pakistan's military has returned to his home in the eastern province of Punjab, his friends said...

Abducted Pakistani writer decries ‘intimidation’ ahead of polls

A Pakistani writer and activist says she fears for her life after being briefly abducted from a military cantonment in the city of Lahore on...

Bhutto scion “didn’t choose this life” but campaigns to be Pakistan prime minister

His mother was assassinated on the campaign trail and his grandfather was executed by a military dictator, but that has not prevented Bilawal Bhutto...

Record rains turn Pakistani city’s roads into rivers; six dead

The heaviest rains in 38 years have turned roads into virtual rivers in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, stranding motorists and leaving at least...

Pakistan’s top court, election panel deal fresh blows to Sharif’s party

Pakistan's Supreme Court dealt a fresh blow on Thursday to the party of Nawaz Sharif, the prime minister it removed last year, by barring...

US dismissive of third-party role on Kashmir

The Trump administration today appeared to be dismissive of a third-party's role in resolving the Kashmir dispute and reiterated that it is for India and Pakistan to determine any discussion on the...