Don't wear socks, hot Pakistanis told amid power crisis
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has told civil servants not to wear socks as the country turns off air-conditioners amid a chronic power crisis and soaring temperatures.
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Pakistanis vote in landmark election
Despite Taliban threats, turnout is high for the country's first democratic transfer of governance. Early tallies favor ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who delivers a victory speech. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Millions of Pakistanis braved threats from militants and voted Saturday in national elections that marked the country's first democratic transfer of governance and appeared to put former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on track for a potential return to power.
The Lede: Pakistanis Share Their Views on Election Day
A selection of comments from readers in Pakistan on what Saturday’s elections mean to them.
Pakistanis Vote as Violence Mars End of Vibrant Campaign
Voters across Pakistan turned out to the polls as threats of election day attacks became a reality, with a bombing in Karachi killing at least 11 people, doctors said.
Pakistan marks democratic milestone in violence-marred poll
ISLAMABAD - Pakistanis voted in a landmark test of democracy on Saturday and were quickly reminded of the militant violence that plagues the country, with election-related bombings in several cities.
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