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Pakistan vote counts drags on after election marred by attacks, outages

Islamabad, Pakistan Reuters Pakistan counted votes after polling ended on Thursday in a general election marred by militant attacks and suspension of mobile phone services, with no indication of a clear leader seven hours after voting closed – an unusual delay compared to previous polls. The South Asian country is struggling to recover from an […]

Pakistan votes amid polarisation, militant attacks and economic crisis

Islamabad, Pakistan Reuters Pakistan votes on Thursday in an election scarred by rising militant attacks, an economic crisis and a deeply polarised political environment, and many analysts believe no clear winner may emerge. The main contests are expected to be between candidates backed by jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan, whose Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party […]