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Erdogan congratulates Imran Khan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan telephoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday and congratulated him on victory in general elections. The Turkish president expressed well wishes for upcoming democratic government in Pakistan during his telephonic conversation with Imran Khan. Both leaders agreed to start new relation era between the two brotherly Islamic countries.

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August 1, 2018

 

MMA’s Akram Durrani retains victory after vote recount

The election commission on Tuesday declared MMA candidate Akram Khan Durrani successful after recounting of votes in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa’s provincial assembly constituency, PK-90 (Bannu). Durrani, who had won the seat in the July 25 general elections, retained his victory after the vote recount. A notification was later issued by the returning officer. In the previous results,…

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July 31, 2018

 

MQM will have no role in Sindh govt, says Murad

Former Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, has ruled out the possibility of MQM’s inclusion in the future provincial government. “For the time being, we have no such intention,” Shah said while replying to a question about inviting MQM to join the provincial cabinet. PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced that Syed Murad…

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July 31, 2018

 

Khawar Maneka congratulates Imran Khan on election victory

Khawar Fareed Maneka, the former husband of the PTI chairman’s third wife, has felicitated him for his party’s victory in July 25 elections. “From my entire family, I extend my best wishes to Imran Khan and pray for his success. May he fulfill all his pledges,” Maneka said while speaking to SAMAA. He also offered…

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July 30, 2018

 

BAP inches closer to forming coalition govt in Balochistan

The Balochistan Awami Party is inching closer to forming a coalition government in Balochistan following the support of its allies. The recently formed BAP has become the largest political party in Balochistan with 18 out of 50 seats in the assembly. The Hazara Democratic Party, Awami National Party, Balochistan National Party (Awami) and three independent…

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July 30, 2018

 

NAB okays filing of corruption case against ex-PM Shaukat Aziz

The National Accountability Bureau has approved filing of a corruption case against former prime minister Shaukat Aziz for alleged misuse of authority, SAMAA TV reported Monday. Former federal minister for water and power Liaquat Jatoi former establishment secretary Ismail Qureshi and a former bureaucrat Yousuf Memon are co-accused in the case, according to our correspondent….

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July 30, 2018

 

Balochistan: Key accused get bail in mega corruption case

Former officials of the Balochistan government were granted bail on Monday, two years after they were taken into custody in a multi-billion-rupee scandal, SAMAA TV reported on Monday. The Balochistan High Court accepted the bail application of former secretary finance Balochistan, Mushtaq Raisani and his advisor Khalid Lango. The court ordered them to submit surety…

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July 30, 2018

 

Imran Khan weighing option to take oath at D-Chowk

To break the prevailing tradition, Pakistan’s future prime minister Imran Khan is weighing option to take oath at Islamabad’s D-Chowk outside the Parliament House. D-Chowk is the venue where Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf staged its 126-day sit-in in 2014 against alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections.

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July 30, 2018

 

Afghan President invites Imran Khan to visit Kabul

Afghan President Ashrf Ghani telephoned PTI Chairman Imran Khan and felicitated him on victory in general elections, according to PTI spokesman leader Naeem-ul-Haque. Haque said Ashraf Ghani invited Imran Khan to visit Kabul. “Khan accepted the invitation saying that he will visit Kabul after assuming office as Prime Minister,” he told reporters in Islamabad. Afghan…

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July 29, 2018

 

Nawaz Sharif falls sick in jail, moved to hospital

Former premier Nawaz Sharif, jailed earlier this month over graft charges, was shifted to Islamabad’s PIMS hospital after he fell sick inside prison. Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were jailed on July 13 after Accountability Court sentenced them to 10 and seven years respectively over properties in Britain which emerged in the wake of…

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July 29, 2018

 

Party positions in the National Assembly

The PTI has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly and second largest party in Sindh. It is now poised to form the federal government. According to the election commission, the PTI has so far secured 116 seats in the National Assembly, followed by the PML-N’s 62 and PPP’s 43. Independent candidates…

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July 27, 2018

 

Meet PTI’s Shakoor Shad who defeated Bilawal Bhutto in Lyari

Voters in Lyari, a PPP heartland for decades, opted for PTI’s Abdul Shakoor Shad over PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in a major and unexpected blow to the PPP in Sindh. Speaking to SAMAA, Shad defines his priorities for the neglected neighborhood of Karachi.

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July 27, 2018

 

APC rejects election results, demands re-polling in Pakistan

An All Parties Conference hosted by the PML-N on Friday rejected the results of July 25 elections in Pakistan, claiming that the polls were massively rigged. Speaking to the reporters after the conference, MMA chief Fazl-ur-Rehman demanded reelections in the country and announced that the opposition parties would hold countrywide protests. “All the participants of…

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July 27, 2018

 

ECP withholds NA-248 election results

The Election Commission of Pakistan has withheld the election result of Karachi’s NA-248 constituency, SAMAA TV reported Thursday night. The election commission’s Returning Officer has directed all candidates of the constituency to appear before him tomorrow (Friday), according to our correspondent. Reports said ECP made the decision upon not receiving the results of four out…

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July 27, 2018

 

Video: Imran Khan unveils his India policy

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, in his speech today, unveiled his policy on relations with India. Khan said he was open to a sit-down with India to discuss the Kashmir issue.

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July 26, 2018

 

Video: Kapil Dev congratulates Imran Khan

Former Indian cricketer and World Cup-winning skipper, Kapil Dev, has congratulated Imran Khan who is set to become the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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July 26, 2018

 

Farooq Sattar claims ‘post-poll rigging’

MQM leader Farooq Sattar says ‘post-poll rigging’ was carried out in Karachi during July 25 general elections. Except for PTI, all major political parties, including PML-N, PPP, MQM and JI, have complained of “blatant” rigging in the polls. MQM has failed to retain its powerful position in Karachi where PTI has now emerged as a…

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July 26, 2018

 

Nawaz Sharif upset over PML-N heavyweights’ defeat

PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif has expressed serious reservations over defeat of his party stalwarts, including Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Abid Sher Ali, in the general elections. In a meeting with Shehbaz Sharif in Adiala jail, Nawaz Sharif has vowed to stand for civilian supremacy. Sources said Nawaz Sharif has left it to his brother to…

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July 26, 2018

 

NADRA head explains how election results system failed

Director General NADRA Zulfiqar Ali, while speaking to SAMAA TV on Thursday, explained how the Election Commission’s Results Transmission System failed on July 25, causing a delay in the announcement of results.

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July 26, 2018

 

Complete election results will be announced today: ECP

Election Commission secretary Babar Yaqoob on Thursday said that complete election results of the 2018 general elections will be announced today. “We have received 82 percent of the result from across the country. It’s being compiled and will hopefully be announced today,” he told reporters. He said that the election was held peacefully, with an…

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July 26, 2018

 

TLP ‘crane’ pushes its way into Sindh Assembly

TLP makes its way to Sindh Assembly, winning two seats in Karachi   Newly minted religious group, Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan, has made it to power, winning its first-ever seats in the general elections July 25. The other, more major religious parties, suffered a stunning setback in Karachi.  The Khadim Rizvi-led TLP won Sindh Assembly seats PS-107…

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July 26, 2018

 
 
 
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