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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.
Pak polls: Sharif votes, confident of victoryPak polls: Sharif votes, confident of victory  
Former Prime Minister and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, the frontrunner in Pakistan`s landmark polls, cast his ballot on Saturday, and said he was confident of receiving "good news" about his victory.
Malala appeals to Pakistani people to vote for changeMalala appeals to Pakistani people to vote for change  
Malala Yousufzai, teenage rights activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban, on Saturday appealed to people to exercise their franchise, saying "one vote can change" Pakistan`s future.
Pakistan General Elections 2013: Photograph showing open ballot box goes viralPakistan General Elections 2013: Photograph showing open ballot box goes viral  
A photograph showing a Pakistani ballot box that had been forcibly emptied of ballots went viral on the internet Saturday.
Pakistan General Elections 2013: Voter killed in Balochistan bombingPakistan General Elections 2013: Voter killed in Balochistan bombing  
A voter was killed and seven others were injured Saturday in two separate bombings in Pakistan`s Balochistan province, a media report said.
 Pakistan General Elections 2013: Jamat-e-Islami alleges vote rigging, boycotts polls Pakistan General Elections 2013: Jamat-e-Islami alleges vote rigging, boycotts polls  
Pakistan`s right-wing Jamaat-e-Islami party decided to boycott the general elections for national and provincial assemblies, claiming massive rigging and mismanagement at several polling stations.
Pakistan General Elections 2013: Poll results hinge on voters outcome, says expertPakistan General Elections 2013: Poll results hinge on voters outcome, says expert  
Noting that results of Pakistan elections hinges on voters outcome, noted Asia Society expert said that higher voter turnout more than 50% would benefit Imran Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician.
Pakistan General Elections 2013: Ex- minister opts out of frayPakistan General Elections 2013: Ex- minister opts out of fray  
Firdous Ashiq Awan, a former Pakistani minister, Saturday withdrew from the electoral fray, a media report said.
Bad people gain if good don`t vote, says Pakistan poll chiefBad people gain if good don`t vote, says Pakistan poll chief  
"When good people do not vote, bad people benefit," said Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim after casting his vote Saturday.
Pakistan General Elections 2013: Many turn up to vote despite terror threatPakistan General Elections 2013: Many turn up to vote despite terror threat  
Pakistanis braved Taliban threats to turn up at polling stations Saturday to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates, marking a democratic transition from one elected civilian government to another.
10 killed in Pak election-day bombings10 killed in Pak election-day bombings  
Polling in Pakistan`s landmark General Election was on Saturday marred by four bomb blasts in Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar.
Bad people gain if good don`t vote: Pakistan poll chiefBad people gain if good don`t vote: Pakistan poll chief  
"When good people do not vote, bad people benefit," said Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ebrahim after casting his vote on Saturday.
75,000 soldiers deployed for Pakistan polls75,000 soldiers deployed for Pakistan polls  
As many as 75,000 soldiers stood guard across Pakistan as polling began Saturday.
Pakistan expels NYT scribe on election evePakistan expels NYT scribe on election eve  
Pakistan has expelled the Islamabad bureau chief for The New York Times on the eve of national elections, according to the influential US daily.
Pakistan`s ballot papers weighed 650 tonnesPakistan`s ballot papers weighed 650 tonnes  
The ballot papers used in the Pakistan polls Saturday weighed a staggering 650 tonnes, an official said.
Pakistan General Elections 2013: 15 killed in violencePakistan General Elections 2013: 15 killed in violence  
Bomb blasts targeted political workers and offices in Peshawar, Quetta and several other places in Balochistan province.
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