• Afghan refugee children gather around a fire to warm themselves, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.

    The election would be a milestone for Pakistan because it would represent the first time that a civilian government has completed a full five-year term.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 1:30 PM EST
  • Pakistanis gather at the site of a bomb blast, in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. A bomb hidden in a cement construction block exploded in the southern city of Karachi killing at least one person and injuring several others, a police official said.

    Police defused a bomb found under the car of a prominent Pakistani TV anchor threatened by the Taliban for his coverage of a schoolgirl shot by the militants.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 12:30 PM EST