Hers is the first bid for Parliament by a woman from Pakistan’s violence-pocked tribal areas. But does Badaam Zari have a shot at winning?
Candidates go where they have the best chance of winning, and political parties keenly court individuals of electoral significance.
Bassem Youssef is facing a slew of charges, including allegedly insulting Pakistan.
The 110-member monitoring team will observe polling in 193 out of 272 constituencies nationwide.
The long war in Pakistan’s northwest is taking a toll on the mental health of its besieged residents.
Even in Bhutto central, the Taliban-threatened Pakistan Peoples Party seems to have left many disillusioned.
After his nomination papers are rejected from Karachi and Kasur, the former president receives good news from Chitral.