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Over 30 dead as Pakistan braves Taliban to voteOver 30 dead as Pakistan braves Taliban to vote  
Bombings and street clashes left at least 32 people dead and over 200 others injured on Saturday as millions of Pakistanis defied Taliban threats and voted to elect a new parliament and four provincial assemblies.
Imran Khan`s party set to form govt in Khyber-PakhtunkwaImran Khan`s party set to form govt in Khyber-Pakhtunkwa  
The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf emerged the single largest party in Khyber-Pakhtunkwa by bagging 35 of the 99 directly elected seats - far short of a simple majority.
Silent voters catapulted PML-N to power: Pak dailySilent voters catapulted PML-N to power: Pak daily  
The PML-N was nearly reaching the majority mark in the National Assembly all thanks to "silent voters who turned out in droves to catapult the party to power once again", said a leading daily Tuesday.
Nawaz Sharif`s PML-N emerges as single largest party in Pak pollsNawaz Sharif`s PML-N emerges as single largest party in Pak polls  
Nawaz Sharif`s PML-N has emerged as the single largest party in Pakistan`s landmark general elections with 123 of the 272 Parliamentary seats.
Pakistan Elections 2013: 49 polling stations had more than 100% votingPakistan Elections 2013: 49 polling stations had more than 100% voting  
Forty-nine polling stations in Pakistan achieved the impossible -- the votes polled were more than the total number of voters.
Yousuf Raza Gilani resigns from PPP`s vice-chairman postYousuf Raza Gilani resigns from PPP`s vice-chairman post  
Former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday resigned from the post of vice-chairman of the Pakistan People`s Party, accepting responsibility for its resounding defeat in the general election.
Pak polls show people`s commitment to democracy: EUPak polls show people`s commitment to democracy: EU  
The unprecedented turnout in Pakistan`s general election reflected the people`s commitment to democratic rule, despite an "unbalanced" playing field and "distorted" election process, EU mission observing the landmark event said.
Pak polls: PPP accepts defeat but decries militants` shadow over pollsPak polls: PPP accepts defeat but decries militants` shadow over polls  
The Pakistan People`s Party today accepted defeat in the landmark general elections but said it had "serious reservations" about the fairness of the polls as it had been denied a level playing field by militant groups.
Election Commission of Pakistan meets over riggingElection Commission of Pakistan meets over rigging  
Pakistan went to polls Saturday for the National Assembly and provincial assemblies. Monday saw protests in parts of the country by losing candidates who alleged polls were rigged.
PPP likely to form government in Sindh provincePPP likely to form government in Sindh province  
The daily Dawn cited unofficial results which showed the party has got 70 of the 130 general seats.
Shahbaz Sharif set to become Punjab Chief Minister, againShahbaz Sharif set to become Punjab Chief Minister, again  
Shahbaz Sharif is likely to become the chief minister of Pakistan`s Punjab province again, a media report said Monday.
Rights panel finds shortcomings in Pakistan pollsRights panel finds shortcomings in Pakistan polls  
It also noted that the 2013 election was "the costliest ever in the country`s history, and the people with modest means were put at further disadvantage". The report, however, did not peg the costs.
Nawaz Sharif vows warmer ties with India, better relations with USNawaz Sharif vows warmer ties with India, better relations with US  
Nawaz Sharif, poised for a record third term as Pakistan Prime Minister after his party`s emphatic win in the landmark general elections, has vowed to pursue better relations with the US while seeking "warmer ties" with India.
Decision on Musharraf biggest challenge for Nawaz Sharif?Decision on Musharraf biggest challenge for Nawaz Sharif?  
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which will form the federal government very soon, will face the biggest challenge in deciding the fate of former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf.
Pakistan Elections 2013: Nawaz Sharif on way to attain majority, form govt Pakistan Elections 2013: Nawaz Sharif on way to attain majority, form govt  
Having received an overwhelming lead over its rivals in Pakistan elections, Pakistan Muslim Leauge-Nawaz (PML-N) president Nawaz Sharif is in talks with aides on forming a new government.
Obama congratulates Pakistan on successful electionObama congratulates Pakistan on successful election  
US President Barack Obama on Sunday congratulated Pakistan on successful completion of parliamentary elections and said his administration is ready to work "as equal partners" with the new government of that country.
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