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Pakistani voters, fearful of safety, urged to vote
Rawalpindi, Jan 17 (IANS) With just hours to go for Monday's crucial polls, Pakistan's 80 million voters are being urged to cast aside fears of violence and go to vote by civil society groups through advertisements on private television channels, FM radio as well as text messages.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 11:11:08 AM

Mullah factor dims this election
Karachi, Feb 17 (IANS) 'I've washed my hands off these mullahs, they are nothing but trouble,' says a fed up Mohammad Ayub, 45. So he has decided he won't cast his vote in favour of any of the religious political parties in Monday's polls.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 10:10:36 AM

One killed in suicide attack in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 16 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up in northwest Pakistan Saturday night, leaving one civilian dead and three security personnel injured.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 11:28:03 PM

Everything possible done for free and fair elections: Musharraf
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Saturday that his government has done everything possible for conducting free, fair and transparent elections Monday though there could be some irregularities in some areas which were beyond his control, Online news agency reported.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 10:26:45 PM

Pakistan poll campaign ends with suicide attack, 42 killed (Intro Roundup)
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and over 100 injured in a suicide attack in northwest Pakistan's tribal area Saturday evening, marking a bloody end to the campaign ahead of Monday's crucial parliamentary polls - described by President Pervez Musharraf as the 'mother of all elections'.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:38:23 PM

Pakistan poll campaign ends with suicide attack, 37 killed (Roundup)
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed in a suicide attack in northwest Pakistan's tribal area Saturday evening, marking a bloody end of the campaigning for Monday's crucial parliamentary elections - described by President Pervez Musharraf as the 'mother of all elections'.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:09:49 PM

Pakistan election campaign ends with bomb attack (Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 16 (DPA) A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people at a campaign office in Pakistan's restive tribal belt as Pakistani political parties held their final election campaign rallies Saturday ahead of crucial parliamentary elections.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 8:25:45 PM

Suicide bomber kills 10 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 16 (DPA) A suicide bomber targeting the office of an election candidate in Pakistan's lawless tribal areas killed at least 10 people Saturday on the final day of campaigning for crucial parliamentary elections, officials and local reports said.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:15:23 PM

Pakistan takes 'every possible step' for peaceful polls
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The Pakistan government has deployed about 81,000 troops of the army throughout the country, with focus on areas that have been identified as sensitive, to counter threats of violence and terrorism on the polling day Monday, says the caretaker interior minister.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 6:26:07 PM

Pakistan parties wage bitter media wars, campaigning ends
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan political parties were engaged in a bitter media campaigning, charging one another of betraying the people as electioneering for the Monday polls ended Saturday.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 5:06:43 PM

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