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British PM telephones Sharif to stress `strong bond`

British Prime Minister David Cameron has telephoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif to congratulate him on his party`s success in general elections.

Silent 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.

Yousuf 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: 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 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 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 province

The daily Dawn cited unofficial results which showed the party has got 70 of the 130 general seats.

Protests in Pakistan over rigging allegations

Soon after unofficial results began to trickle in, some losing candidates levelled rigging charges.

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 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.

Pakistan poll results delayed due to transparent process: ECP

There has been a delay in the announcement of results of the general elections in Pakistan due to the "transparent process" and "legal procedures" adopted by the election commission, a top official said on Sunday.

Pak polls: Imran welcomes poll outcome but alleges rigging

Crickter-turned-politician Imran Khan today said his party would act as a "solid opposition" even as he alleged that the general elections in Pakistan were marred by rigging in some provinces.

Pak polls: Sharif promises talks with India on Kashmir

Nawaz Sharif, who was on Sunday poised to return to power in Pakistan after a 14-year hiatus, said a new round of talks will be resumed with India on the Kashmir issue, a media report said.

Pak polls: World leaders felicitate Nawaz Sharif

Leaders of many countries on Sunday felicitated Nawaz Sharif on his party`s victory in the general elections in Pakistan.

Pak polls: PML-N supporters celebrate victory

PML-N supporters took to the streets here in droves today to celebrate the victory of Nawaz Sharif`s party in a landmark general election that marked the first democratic transition in Pakistan`s troubled history.

Musharraf`s party wins 2 seats despite election boycott

Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf`s party today managed to win a seat each in the National and provincial constituency despite announcing a boycott of the 2013 general elections.

PML-N says it will frame national policy to counter terrorism

The PML-N, which is set to form the next government in Pakistan, will frame a national policy to counter terrorism after consulting all political parties and stakeholders, a close associate of party chief Nawaz Sharif said.

Nawaz Sharif`s supporters celebrate victory in centre, Punjab

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) activists are celebrating their party`s victory in Punjab and a majority in the centre to form the governments, following May 11 elections.

Pakistan Election Results 2013: Imran Khan`s PTI ready for role as opposition

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has said it has emerged as the second largest national party, capable of playing the role of a strong, active opposition in the National Assembly.

`Pakistan elections a resounding victory for democracy`

Pakistan voted Saturday for the National Assembly and the provincial assemblies.