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July 21, 2018 3:35:38 pm

Following the death, the Election Commission of Pakistan has postponed the polls in both the constituencies

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July 20, 2018 9:19:29 pm

The election is being held amidst a series of terror attacks across the country in which over 150 people, including two politicians, were killed in the restive provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan last Friday.

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July 20, 2018 4:35:09 pm

The Election Commission gave soldiers the authority of a "magistrate", to hold on-the-spot trials of anyone breaking election laws and sentence them. In one scenario, people could be imprisoned for up to six months if found guilty of the offence of "corrupt practice".

Pakistan: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto's convoy attacked in party stronghold Lyari
July 20, 2018 4:30:46 pm

Bilawal also took a dig at his political opponent and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, saying he had just 0.2 per cent chance of becoming Pakistan's next Prime Minister.

July 20, 2018 10:19:08 am

On July 12, on the eve of Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz's return to Pakistan to surrender themselves to the authorities, the cricketer-turned-politician had said that whoever goes to receive the Sharifs at the airport "must be a donkey".

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July 20, 2018 1:19:56 am

Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said at his weekly briefing that the submissions of both sides in the ICJ have completed and now the formal hearing will begin.

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July 19, 2018 5:03:44 pm

The company asked people to look out for messages that appear different and hard to believe and also check photos in messages carefully.

Pakistan cabinet approves open trial of Nawaz Shairf in pending two graft cases
July 18, 2018 9:46:54 pm

On Tuesday, Judge Bashir wrote to IHC Chief Justice Anwar Khan Kasi and recused himself from hearing the remaining two graft cases lodged against the former PM.

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July 18, 2018 7:02:23 pm

Abbasi, who was elected as the prime minister following the disqualification of Sharif by the Supreme Court in July last year, also ruled out any split within the PML-N party.

July 18, 2018 5:01:40 pm

Many were surprised when senior party leader Asad Umar took to social media to announce that Khalil along with hundreds of other Ulema (clerics) had joined the PTI and announced their support to him in the upcoming elections.

Pakistan elections: Asking voters whom they've voted for can land a person in jail for three years
July 17, 2018 8:41:08 pm

In addition, any direct or indirect attempt to influence a voter in connection with his or her decision to cast or to not cast a vote, either through giving a gift, making an offer or promise will be considered bribery, the report said.

If the PML(N) loses the election, Nawaz Sharif's options would get even more limited. If he decides to stay away, it will be up to brother Shahbaz Sharif, who is seen as more accommodating of the military.
July 17, 2018 5:32:03 pm

In his letter, Judge Bashir further stated that if required, then he could also be transferred. He said that Sharif's counsel had also objected to him hearing the other two cases, sources said.

PML-N to launch Nawaz Sharif's grandson for poll campaign
July 17, 2018 4:58:01 pm

Junaid Safdar, a student of politics at a UK university, reached Pakistan on Monday. He is expected to meet his grandfather Sharif, mother Maryam and father Capt (retd.) M Safdar, all three imprisoned at Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.

July 17, 2018 12:25:09 pm

The move came on the heels of filing of separate appeals by Sharif, 68, his daughter Maryam, 44, and son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar, challenging the verdict.

July 16, 2018 6:00:00 pm

Many of the wounded remain in critical condition at hospitals in Mastung, the provincial capital of Quetta and in the southern city of Karachi. Officials expect the death toll to rise.

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July 16, 2018 2:11:27 pm

Nawaz Sharif, 68, and his daughter Maryam, 44, were arrested in Lahore on Friday on their arrival from London after an accountability court found them guilty on July 6 over his family's ownership of four luxury flats in London.

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July 16, 2018 10:51:51 am

The accident took place when a speedy trailer rammed into a bus, carrying people from a wedding party, in Hala area of Hyderabad district.

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July 16, 2018 12:06:42 am

The appeals against the conviction of Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and retired Captain M Safdar are likely to be filed before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday. Lawyers for Sharif met him in the high-security Adiala jail and obtained his signatures on the papers of attorney.

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July 15, 2018 11:32:54 pm

National Coun­ter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) chief Suleman Ahmad told the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday that there were serious security threats to leaders and electoral candidates of all major parties, Dawn reported.

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July 15, 2018 7:16:54 pm

The incarcerated Sharifs also met their family members for the first time last night. The visitors included Sharif's aged mother, Shamim Akhtar, his brother Shahbaz, Maryam's daughter Meharun Nisa and Shahbaz's son Hamza Shahbaz.