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How a phone app and database filled out Imran Khan's election victory in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A phone app and database of more than 50 million voters were the key weapons to the successful campaign of cricket legend Imran Khan in last month's parliamentary elections, although rivals claim that Khan also provides clandestine assistance received from Pakistan's powerful military. FILE PHOTO: Pins with images of Imran Khan, the leader of Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), …

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Zimbabwe election: Opposition to challenge results

One day after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared election winner, Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, told a news conference that the vote was "anything but free and fair" The ballot box – Zimbabwe's first since the fall of Strongman Robert Mugabe – has been closely watched with election observers and foreign investors to see if the …

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Zimbabwe election: Opposition calls survey results a "coup"

image copyright Getty Images Caption The supporters of the President welcomed the news of his victory Zimbabwe's opposition leader said President Emmerson Mnangagwa's electoral victory was a "coup against [the people’s] will." Nelson Chamisa reiterated his claim that the results announced on Thursday evening were fake and that he won the presidential election on Monday Vote The Electoral Commission said …

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Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe's first election since Mugabe's fall

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Emmerson Mnangagwa, who took power from President Robert Mugabe in a coup last year after serving as an executor for decades, was declared the winner of the controversial presidential election in Zimbabwe on Friday officials began to announce the results late Thursday night after a largely peaceful campaign that was damaged by an outbreak of violence this …

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Zimbabwe Election: International demands restraint

Media playback is not supported on your device Media Caption BBC Records Harare After Election Violence Following Monday's elections, the government in Zimbabwe has sparked international calls for restraint. The UN and Britain's former colonial power expressed concern over the violence that killed three people after the troops opened the fire. Parliamentary results brought the governing party Zanu-PF in the …

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Zimbabwe Election: Troops dispel MDC alliance supporters

Media playback is not supported on your device Media Caption BBC Takes Pictures of After-Harassment Violence in Harare After opposition supporters in Zimbabwe's capital Harare went on the offensive, the troops did Fire opened At least one man was shot dead by the army, reports from the scene say. Another shot and injured by the police The MDC alliance claims …

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Pakistan's Election Results: Tailored to the Military

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Zimbabweans choose peacefully in the first election since Mugabe's fall

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Millions of Zimbabweans cast their votes in a parliamentary election on Monday, many hoping they would gain the support of Western governments and receive economic aid to repair decades of mismanagement under Robert Mugabe. Long lines of enthusiastic voters On the eve of the capital, Harare, it formed in polling stations before the 7 o'clock elections began …

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Polls open as Zimbabweans vote on the first Mugabe-free election

The polls started on Monday at 7:00 am ET and will close at 7:00 pm The ballot box was touted as the first time that the African nation made a choice without the former strongman in nearly four decades Although Mugabe is not on the ballot, his influence continues to be felt. The now disgraced 94-year-old could not resist returning …

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