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Pakistan: Imran Khan Declares Victory in Elections

1 MIN READJul 26, 2018 | 20:12 GMT

What Happened: With results still being counted, Imran Khan has declared victory in Pakistani elections, Al Jazeera reported July 26.

Why It Matters: Khan is widely seen as more sympathetic to Pakistan's politically powerful army than his rivals, and his victory suggests that the army's influence will endure.

Background: Khan's political rival, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has accused the army of meddling in the election and has rejected the results.

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