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Polls open in Pakistan’s unpredictable election

Polls open in Pakistan’s unpredictable election

Despite a bloody campaign marred by Taleban attacks, Pakistan was holding historic elections Saturday pitting a former cricket star against a two-time prime minister once exiled by the army and an incumbent blamed for power blackouts and inflation.

Bilawal, Imran will not be able to vote

ISLAMABAD -Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is believed to be in Dubai due to security threats, may not be able to cast his vote on May 11.

Taleban plan to attack landmark election

ISLAMABAD - Taleban militants plan to carry out suicide bombings during Saturday’s election in a bid to undermine the poll, according to a letter from the leader of the militant group.

Professors threaten poll duty boycott

KARACHI -The Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) which has thousands of members on Thursday threatened to boycott election duties after one of its member died under pressure from a Returning Officer.