Pakistan election

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.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Imran Khan demands Pakistan election be announced in 6 days

Defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan early Thursday warned Pakistan’s government to set new elections in the next six days or he will again march on the capital along with 3 million people.

July 25, 2018
July 25, 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.

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

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.

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

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.

January 20, 2018
January 20, 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.