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Pakistan votes in 'mother of all elections', seven killed (Roundup)
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Millions across Pakistan braved terror threats and voted to pick a new parliament and four provincial assemblies in the 'mother of all elections', with stray violence leaving at least seven people dead.

Monday, February 18, 2008 8:19:35 PM

15 killed in poll violence in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and more than 80 injured in different areas across Pakistan in election-related violence, an interior ministry spokesman said Monday.

Monday, February 18, 2008 7:53:43 PM

Musharraf vows to work with any elected government (Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf vowed Monday to work in harmony with the new government elected after the polls.

Monday, February 18, 2008 7:39:45 PM

Musharraf says willing to work with any PM
Islamabad, Feb 18 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Monday that he was willing to work with any prime minister and party that would form the government.

Monday, February 18, 2008 7:22:15 PM

Pakistan polling ends, five killed
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) At least five people were killed during Pakistan's parliamentary and provincial assembly elections in which tens of thousands voted across the country Monday amid fears of terror threats.

Monday, February 18, 2008 6:56:05 PM

Missing names, duplicate voters dog polling in Pakistan
Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Feb 18 (IANS) Under a temporary marquee, 53-year-old Jameel Ahmed has been carefully going through the area electoral list since the morning - his ball pen scratching away on the photocopied papers.

Monday, February 18, 2008 5:35:20 PM

In at least seven booths, women stopped from voting
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Women in some areas North West Frontier Province (NWFP), tribal areas and Punjab were barred from voting in Pakistan's general elections Monday. Authorities said they would take action against those behind the move.

Monday, February 18, 2008 3:50:56 PM

Pakistan polling mostly peaceful as people queue up to vote (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Tens of thousands queued up across Pakistan Monday to elect a new parliament and four provincial assemblies in the crucial 10th general election. Two major incidents of violence and some minor skirmishes among supporters of contesting candidates were reported.

Monday, February 18, 2008 3:18:49 PM

No negativity, but India does figure in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The once-endemic anti-India rhetoric is gone. Even Kashmir did not figure in campaign rallies. As Pakistanis voted Monday, there appeared to be some genuine admiration for Indian democracy.

Monday, February 18, 2008 2:10:11 PM

Candidate killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Polling in Pakistan got off to a violent start Monday with a candidate shot dead in Lahore and a polling station in the Swat Valley near the Afghan border blown up by militants.

Monday, February 18, 2008 12:39:39 PM

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