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Cricket bat symbol draws children into Pakistan's politics

The cricket bat has become a potent symbol, drawing children into the political process, in the lead-up to Pakistan's planned elections Saturday.
By NIZAM UDDIN, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI

Observers worry about security in Karachi on eve of election

Politicians and analysts are voicing concern about the security situation in Karachi, one of Pakistan's major economic hubs, as political parties gear up for Saturday's general elections.
By ZAFAR AHMED KHAN, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI

Female Candidate is a First in Remote Pakistani District

Badam Zari is running in Saturday's elections as the first female National Assembly candidate from a remote district of Pakistan's northern tribal region.
By LUBNA JERAR NAQVI, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI

Lahore Seen as Critical in Pakistan's Election

Lahore, the capital of Punjab province and Pakistan's second-largest city, is expected to be a key battleground in Saturday's planned elections.
By SUMEERA RIAZ, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI

Pakistani Youth Vote Could be Critical, Analysts Say

Political analysts say the youth vote in Pakistan's May 11 elections could be a game changer.
By SARDAR NOKHAIZ, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI

Non-Muslim candidates largely absent in Pakistan's election

Few non-Muslims are running in Pakistan's planned election, which critics say reinforces non-Muslims' status as a poor underclass there.
By AAMIR SAEED, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI

Fifteen killed in Pakistan election rally bombing

Fifteen people were killed and more than 40 injured in the Sewak area of the northwest Orakzai tribal region.
By ADNAN RASHID, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
Convicted Indian spy dies in Pakistan

Convicted Indian spy dies in Pakistan

Indian spy Sarabjit Singh has died of wounds incurred during an attack in a Pakistan jail.
By ALI WAQAR, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
Pakistan political parties vying for young voters' support

Pakistan political parties vying for young voters' support

With 63% of Pakistan's population under 25 years of age, political parties are working to attract first time voters.
By MUHAMMAD ARIF SHAFI, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
Pakistani agency aims to bar corrupt candidates from office

Pakistani agency aims to bar corrupt candidates from office

With landmark elections looming, two Pakistani agencies are responsible for keeping corrupt candidates out of the National Assembly and provincial assemblies.
By AAMIR SAEED, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
China policy to help athletes enter universities under fire, may be reformed

China policy to help athletes enter universities under fire, may be reformed

A Chinese system that places promising athletes in prestigious universities while the less athletic compete in annual entrance examinations is spurring controversy and may be reformed in this year’s entrance examination.
By YIQI SUN, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
Can China's minority languages be saved?

Can China's minority languages be saved?

More than 50 minority languages in China could disappear unless more efforts are made to preserve them.
By RANDI PEI, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
China's permit system bars rural migrants' children forced from Beijing schools

China's permit system bars rural migrants' children forced from Beijing schools

An old registration system in China that has prevented many children of rural migrants from entering schools in Beijing may be changed.
By WANG XING, written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
Women Face Bars to Voting in Landmark Pakistan Poll

Women Face Bars to Voting in Landmark Pakistan Poll

With Pakistan facing landmark general elections May 11, cultural bars on women voting are so entrenched in conservative parts of the country that thousands of women are unlikely to vote, interviews show.
By AAMIR SAEED, Written for UPI.com, Written for UPI
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