For many women, voting in general elections was once just a dream. That all changed last week.
Imran Khan's PTI is in talks with independents and small parties to form a coalition government, while rival parties vow to launch a protest 'movement'.
Extremism, the economy, population growth, water shortages and civil-military relations are the top concerns looking forward, analysts say.
Khan pledged accountability and policy reforms to benefit all Pakistanis, as rival parties claimed vote rigging and demanded independent oversight of the vote count.
More than 19 million new voters, including millions of women and youths, may prove decisive in the contest.
Civil society groups are raising concerns that banned groups are finding a way to participate in the general elections on July 25.
Iranian special forces are facilitating a six-month training programme for the 'brightest and most able' Taliban fighters in exchange for carrying out the bidding of Tehran.
The blast killed at least 149 people at an election rally last week.
The awareness campaign aims to curb the viral spread of false information.
Women in Mohri Pur hope to exercise their right to vote, overturning a decades-old ban by their own men.
Joint Crisis Management Units have been formed to protect political parties and their leaders.
An ISIS suicide bomber killed at least 149 people during an election rally in Mastung, Balochistan, and so far 9 arrests have been made in connection to the massacre.
'I am willing to sacrifice my life for Pakistan too,' said Danyal Bilour, the son of slain ANP leader Haroon Bashir Bilour.
The National Action Plan has made strides in bringing peace to Pakistan, according to a recent study.
Political leaders of all stripes vowed they would not bow to terrorists and continue to strive for peace through elections.
Some 15,000 spectators attended the final match of the Shandur Polo Festival on July 9.
Although there have been a few terrorist attacks ahead of the July 25 general election, Pakistani authorities remain vigilant in providing security.
Thousands of visitors are visiting the zoo daily despite the deaths of more than 34 animals since the zoo opened in February.
The future of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party is now in question ahead of July 25 elections.
The move will lead law enforcement agencies and the public to join efforts in the war on terror, say observers.
Hundreds of millions of trees have been planted to fight deforestation in the Heroshah region of Malakand District.
'Pakistan has an important role to play' in the Afghan peace process, said US envoy Alice Wells.