Pakistan`s secular parties modify election campaign

Political parties in Pakistan have modified their election campaigns as terrorism threats loom large in many parts of the country.

Two supporters of independent candidate killed in Pakistan

Two supporters of an independent candidate were killed and three more injured in a shooting in northwest Pakistan on Monday, adding to concerns about security for the landmark general election to be held next month.

Pak men object to beardless Shahbaz Sharif`s candidature

Two Pakistani men have formally objected to PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif`s candidature in the May 11 polls on the ground that he does not have a beard, which they contended is the mark of a good Muslim.