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Pakistan to hold general elections on July 25

Pakistan to hold general elections on July 25

Pakistan will hold general elections on July 25, marking the second consecutive democratic transition in a country ruled by the military for half its history, local media reported late Saturday.

Polls suggest BJP may be leading party in Karnataka

Polls suggest BJP may be leading party in Karnataka

Both Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have campaigned hard in Karnataka, a state of 66 million people with diverse constituencies.

Pakistan's interior minister wounded in gun attack

Pakistan's interior minister wounded in gun attack

Junior interior minister Talal Chaudhry said Ahsan Iqbal was hit by a bullet in his arm in the attack in Narowal district, his constituency in central Punjab province.

Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

Lebanese began voting on Sunday in their first general election for nine years, one that is seen as unlikely to upend the country's basic contours of power but is important for economic stability.

Pakistan aims to sell national airline before election

Pakistan aims to sell national airline before election

Pakistan International Airlines, haemorrhaging money and losing market share, has been hit by management turmoil in recent years and a 2016 plane crash that led to 47 deaths.

Poll dive deals a blow to British PM's election battle

Poll dive deals a blow to British PM's election battle

British Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting to shore up her general election campaign on Wednesday after a shock projection suggested she could lose her parliamentary majority, leaving the pound wobbling.

Canada joins  UK in closing  Cairo mission  to the public

Canada joins UK in closing Cairo mission to the public

Canada yesterday joined Britain in closing its embassy in Cairo to the public for security reasons, with neither country providing details about ...