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Suicide bomber kills 29 as Pakistanis vote in cliffhanger election

Suicide bomber kills 29 as Pakistanis vote in cliffhanger election

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack in the western city of Quetta, where security sources said the bomber drove his motorcycle into a police vehicle. A suicide bomber killed at least 29 people near a polling center as Pakistanis voted on Wednesday in a knife-edge general election pitting cricket hero Imran […]

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Prime Minister Erdogan calls for end to Turkey protest

Prime Minister Erdogan calls for end to Turkey protest

June 7, ISTANBUL (AP) — In the first extensive public show of support since anti-government protests erupted last week, more than 10,000 supporters cheered Recep Tayyip Erdogan with rapturous applause outside Istanbul’s international airport. Turkey’s prime minister took a combative stance on his closely watched return to the country early Friday, telling supporters who thronged […]

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Pakistan’s Parliament endorsed Nawaz Sharif as new prime minister

Pakistan’s Parliament endorsed Nawaz Sharif as new prime minister

June 5, AP – The Lower House voted 244 to 98 in favor of Sharif on Wednesday, returning the office of the prime minister to him more than a decade after he was removed from power in a military coup. Pakistan’s parliament has endorsed Nawaz Sharif as its new prime minister for an unprecedented third term. The […]

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Nawaz Sharif claims victory in historic Pakistan polls

Nawaz Sharif claims victory in historic Pakistan polls

May 12, AP – Sharif, 63, claimed victory in Pakistan late Saturday, with partial results from the day’s election showing his party, the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), leading in more than a hundred of the 272 National Assembly seat races. Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed victory based on partial vote […]

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