Asia

  • Pakistan Muslim League supporters release fireworks to celebrate after initial results gave their party the lead in parliamentary elections, Lahore, May 12, 2013.
  • Supporters of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrate after initial results from parliamentary elections put his party in the lead, Islamabad, May 12, 2013.
  • Supporters of the Pakistan Muslim League party try to control dancing horses performing during a celebration after parliamentary elections at a party office in Lahore, May 12, 2013.
  • A man walks past posters of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League party chief Nawaz Sharif, displayed on his party's office building in Lahore, May 12, 2013.
  • Election banners showing cricket star-turned-politician, and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Imran Khan, and other members of his party, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, May 12, 2013.
  • Supporters of former cricket star-turned-politician, and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Imran Khan stand beside a wall covered with posters of Khan at a PTI office in Lahore, May 11, 2013.
  • Women line up to enter a polling station and cast their ballots, on the outskirts of Islamabad, May 11, 2013.

Conservatives Set to Win Pakistan Election

Published May 13, 2013

The conservative party of former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif looks set to win Saturday's election.


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