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Pakistan defends its economic partnership with China

Pakistan Wednesday defended its economic partnership with China, amid fears that the terms of opaque multi-billion dollar investments by Beijing could

Pakistan election sees rise of anti-blasphemy party

A relatively new anti-blasphemy party whose leader has reportedly vowed to nuke the Netherlands should he ever come to power did

Pakistan parties demand new elections as Khan wins vote

Pakistan’s main parties rejected the outcome of elections won by cricket star Imran Khan and announced protests demanding new polls Friday,

Military fans out across Pakistan ahead of election

Pakistan’s military fanned out across the country ahead of Wednesday’s election, deploying hundreds of thousands of troops to oversee

Fears mount in Pakistan over military’s election powers

Fears have mounted over wide-ranging powers granted to military units overseeing Pakistan’s polling stations when the country votes Wednesday, with opposition

Pakistan’s younger Sharif launches election campaign

The younger brother of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif launched his party’s election campaign Tuesday with vows to deliver massive

Pakistan says group linked to Mumbai attacks can’t contest election

A Pakistani group linked to the deadly 2008 Mumbai terror attacks was denied permission Wednesday to register as a political party

Pakistan extends curfew in border region after clashes

Authorities in Pakistan’s restive tribal region expanded a 24-hour curfew along the Afghan border to avert further clashes between tribesmen and

Pakistan military hits back at criticism as elections loom

Pakistan’s military hit back at mounting criticism of its long campaign against militancy and stressed its support for upcoming elections in

Pakistan court reverses ban on former FM ahead of elections

Pakistan’s Supreme Court Friday reversed a lifetime ban on ousted foreign minister Khawaja Asif, allowing the politician to contest elections this