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  • Pakistan elections 2018

    Pakistan's Imran Khan sees early projected lead in election

    Pakistan is locked in a close and tense election race, pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a process marred by a suicide bomb that killed 31 people near a polling station.

  • Voting right of women

    Women vow to defy men who banned their vote in Pakistan village

    Men banned women from voting in the village of Mohri Pur sometime around 1947, and they have obeyed ever since -- until this year, when changes to Pakistan's election laws and women's attitudes could shift the dynamic.

  • Nawaz Sharif and Maryam

    Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif held after flying home

    Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam are arrested after flying back to the country to face lengthy prison sentences, in a high-stakes gamble to galvanise their beleaguered party ahead of a July 25 election.

  • 5 Asia elections 2018

    5 Asian elections to watch in 2018

    Five Asian countries – Afghanistan, Pakistan, Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand – are set to hold national elections this year.