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Shehbaz Sharif takes oath as Pakistan PM for second time

Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Monday took oath as the Prime Minister of the financially struggling nation, ending a political crisis that was created after the national polls after none of the contesting outfits secured the majority votes needed to form the government.

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazalur Rehman calls incumbent parliament a 'product of rigging'

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazalur Rehman has said the people of Pakistan could not recognise the incumbent parliament of the country as it is a product of ‘rigging’.

PPP, PML-N reach formal agreement to form next government in Pakistan

Ending all speculations and debates, two major political parties in Pakistan have reached a formal agreement to form the next government in the country, following an election earlier this month which was mired in controversy.

Pakistan's February 8 general polls challenged in apex court

The Pakistani Supreme Court has scheduled for hearing a petition which seeks a declaration of the February 8 general polls in the country as null and void.

White House voices concern over rigging allegation in Pakistan general polls

The White House has expressed concerns over the allegations that the recently held national polls in Pakistan were not performed in a free and fair manner.

Imran Khan wants PTI to engage with all political parties except PML-N, PPP and MQM-P as Pakistan's continues to struggle forming next government

Pakistani leader Barrister Ali Zafar has said PTI founder and former PM Imran Khan has insisted that his party was ready to engage with all political parties apart from the PML-N, PPP and MQM-P as the political outfits across the country continue to struggle to form the next government.

Pakistan's General Election 2024: Imran Khan's PTI-backed candidates win 101 seats but fall short of majority

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday announced the complete results of the country's General Election 2024 held on February 8.

After Nawaz Sharif now Imran Khan's PTI claims victory with no clear winner of Pakistan national polls still emerging

Political equations in Pakistan are changing every hour with no clear result still seen even with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) now claiming that President Arif Alvi would invite his party to form the government after it got the majority in the national elections, a day after former PM Nawaz Sharif gave his victory speech to people.

Nine grenade attacks rock Balochistan, triggering concerns a day before Pakistan votes to elect new assembly

At least nine grenade attacks targeted election offices of candidates and polling stations across various towns in Balochistan, triggering security concerns just a day before the country votes in the national polls.

Blasts in Balochistan leave 26 killed a day before national polls in Pakistan

At least 26 people died after back-to-back blasts rocked Balochistan’s Pishin and Qila Saifullah region on Wednesday, a day before Pakistan will vote in the national polls.

UN rights office voices concern ahead of elections in Pakistan

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Volker Türk has urged authorities in Pakistan to ensure that parliamentary elections this week are free and fair, his office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday.

Outlawed Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army booked for blast close to ECP in Pakistan's Karachi city

Pakistani police have registered a case against militants of the outlawed Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army (SRA) for their alleged involvement in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast close to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in Saddar area of Karachi city.

US Embassy urges citizens to 'remain vigilant' as Pakistan gears up for February 8 polls

The US Embassy in Pakistan has issued a travel advisory where it advised citizens to remain vigilant since the nation is gearing up for the national polls on February 8.

Five terrorists arrested from Pakistan's Punjab region ahead of polls

Pakistan's Counter Terrorism Department on Saturday arrested five suspected terrorists while conducting different intelligence-based operations across the Punjab, media reports said.

Shangla's minorities want better representation in Pakistan polls

Shangla's religious community members in Pakistan are looking forward to better representation in the upcoming national polls and a voice that will speak up for them and secure their fundamental rights.