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EU says no rigging on election day but ‘piles up pressures’ on Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (PPA COMPILATION) — Michael Gahler, chief of the European Union election observer mission, told a press conference in Islamabad that his 120-strong team observed no rigging on election day. “We have concluded there was a lack of equality of opportunity,” he said, adding that the overall process was “not as good” as in 2013. European Union (EU) Election Observation ... Read More »

Commonwealth Observers endorses election process in Pakistan, lauds massive participation

ISLAMABAD (PPA) — The Commonwealth Observer Group which came to Pakistan to observe the process of elections in Pakistan concluded in an interim statement that commended the people of Pakistan for their commitment to exercising their right to vote and termed the move as “an important milestone in strengthening democracy in Pakistan.” While appreciating the task conducted by the Election ... Read More »

Imran Khan’s Party in big lead, Nawaz+Zardari in no position to form Govt. in Centre

ISLAMABAD (PPA Special Report) — As Pakistanis await official results the unofficial reports say that Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (Justice Party) has secured more than 107 seats in the National Assembly while his arch-rival Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League (PMLN) could manage no more than sixty seats and Asif Zardari’s Pakistan People’s Party emerged in the third position to by ... Read More »

Voting begins in Pakistan amid high security

More than 100 million people are expected to head to the polls in a crucial election Pakistan remains on high alert as voting for the general election started on Wednesday morning. The polling, which started at eight in the morning, will continue till six in the evening without any break. July 25 has been declared a public holiday so that the ... Read More »

WWF-Pakistan encourages citizens to vote for environmental sustainability

Your Vote Counts – Vote responsibly and for environmental sustainability in the upcoming elections The subject of the environment is still struggling to be a top agenda in the national elections this year. This is why WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Votes (PV), a non-partisan voter platform, has released a short video demanding citizens vote responsibly in the upcoming general elections to ... Read More »

Fake accounts can influence polls in Pakistan, says Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook

Pakistan may suffer in upcoming elections 2018-19 because of fake accounts, warns Facebook chief In a startling statement, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has said that fake accounts can interfere in the upcoming elections in several countries including Pakistan and can spread false information. Other countries mentioned by Zuckerberg are US, Mexico, Brazil and India where the social media giant can ... Read More »

UK Elections: List of 12 Pakistanis who made it to British Parliament

UK Elections:

In General Election 2015, only nine British-Pakistani candidates were elected Pakistani community living in UK showed a remarkable sign of unity in United Kingdom’s general election 2017. At least one dozen Pakistani & Kashmiri origin candidates have been elected for members of British Parliament. According to the media reports, Over 40 men and women candidates of Pakistani and Kashmiri origin contested ... Read More »

Macron elected youngest French president ever

39-years old Emmanuel Macron snatched weighty lead of 65% to 35% over opponent Le Pen Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron has become youngest ever President after beating Marine Le Pen in French presidential election. A 39-years old Emmanuel Macron former investment banker, who was unknown in National politics just three years back, got a significant lead of 65% to 35% in ... Read More »

Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

The Yes Vote in Turkey Referendum was about 51% as compared to 48% for the No Vote Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum for the constitutional amendment, according to the unofficial results. President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum that will tighten his grip on sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics. ... Read More »

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump’s victory brings to an end eight years of Democratic Party rule of the White House Americans have elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. The Republican Party candidate defeated the Democratic Party nominee, Hillary Clinton. The result is a shock to most political experts, polls and journalists as most major polling groups were ... Read More »

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