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  • In this picture taken on Monday, April 15, 2013, Bindiya Rana, right, a transgender candidate in Pakistan's elections, talks with locals in Karachi, Pakistan. When Rana went door to door in the Karachi slum she hopes to represent, few people seemed to care about which gender she identifies with. They were more interested in what she was going to do to combat the street crime and electricity outages in their neighborhood if elected.(AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    The development marks a sign of progress for transgender people in this conservative country, where they have long been met by abuse.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 18, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT
  • Pakistan's former President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf arrives to present party manifesto leaflets to candidates at his residence in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, April 15, 2013.

    High court judges disqualified former military ruler Pervez Musharraf from Pakistan's parliamentary election, likely ending any hope of a political comeback.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 17, 2013, 3:18 AM EDT