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Fifteen killed in Pakistan election rally bombing

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 6 (UPI Next) --Fifteen people were killed and more than 40 injured in the Sewak area of the northwest Orakzai tribal region.
ADNAN RASHID, written for UPI.com

15 killed, 70 injured in explosion at political rally in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, May 6 (UPI) -- An explosion at a political rally in northwest Pakistan killed at least 15 people and injured 70 others Monday, officials said.

Musharraf's party to boycott May elections

ISLAMABAD, May 3 (UPI) -- The political party of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Friday it would not participate in elections scheduled for May 11.

Election site gets 50,000 hits a minute

ISLAMABAD, April 1 (UPI) -- Pakistan's Election Commission had to briefly shut down its website after an overload of traffic from citizens -- about 50,000 hits a minute -- officials said.
Musharraf opens his election campaign

Musharraf opens his election campaign

ISLAMABAD, April 1 (UPI) -- Pakistan's former president and Parliamentary hopeful Pervez Musharraf said the country is in a "do or die" situation from which only he can rescue it.
Pakistani women face road blocks to vote

Pakistani women face road blocks to vote

ISLAMABAD, March 29 (UPI) -- 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.
AAMIR SAEED, Written for UPI
Women Face Bars to Voting in Landmark Pakistan Poll

Women Face Bars to Voting in Landmark Pakistan Poll

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 26 (UPInext) -- 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.
AAMIR SAEED, Written for UPI.com
Musharraf should face justice, HRW says

Musharraf should face justice, HRW says

NEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) -- Pakistan can erase a legacy of human rights abuses by ensuring former President Pervez Musharraf faces justice, Human Rights Watch said.

Pakistan elections set for May

ISLAMABAD, March 20 (UPI) -- Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari signed paperwork securing a date for the country to elect a new government in May, officials said.

Pakistani election commissioner shot dead

QUETTA, Pakistan, March 12 (UPI) -- Gunmen killed the Quetta district election commissioner and at least three people were killed and dozens injured in two bombings, Pakistani police said Tuesday.
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