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A Pakistani supporter of former cricket star-turned-politician, and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Imran Khan, takes part during a rally in Khan's support in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, May 9, 2013. Pakistan is scheduled to hold parliamentary elections on May 11, the first transition between democratically elected governments in a country that has experienced three military coups and constant political instability since its creation in 1947. The parliament's ability to complete its five-year term has been hailed as a significant achievement. Headband reads, "Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf".

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A Pakistani supporter of former cricket star-turned-politician, and leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Imran Khan, takes part during a rally in support of Mr Khan in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Thursday. Pakistan is scheduled to hold parliamentary elections on May 11, the first transition between democratically elected governments in a country that has experienced three military coups and constant political instability since its creation in 1947.

Supporters of Pakistani politician and f...Supporters of Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan stand next to electoral poster of Khan at the venue of an election campaign meeting by Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Islamabad on May 9, 2013. Khan will address the final rally for his centre-right Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party in the capital Islamabad by live video link from his Lahore hospital bed.  Saturday's vote will be a democratic milestone in a country ruled for half its history by the military but the Pakistani Taliban have condemned it as un-Islamic. AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHIAAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images

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Supporters of Imran Khan, Pakistani politician and former cricketer, stand next to his electoral poster at the venue of an election campaign meeting by his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI), or Movement for Justice party, in Islamabad on Thursday. Mr Khan is due to make an address at the final rally by live video link from his Lahore hospital bed, following his fall from a makeshift lift during a meeting on Tuesday. The election this Saturday will be a democratic milestone in a country that has been ruled for half its history by the military, but the Pakistani Taliban have condemned it as un-Islamic 

Supporters of Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan flash victory signs as they take part in an election campaign rally in Islamabad on May 8, 2013. Doctors said they expect Pakistani politician Imran Khan to make a full recovery despite fracturing his spine in a fall at a campaign rally just days before the general election. The retired cricket star and head of the Pakistan Movement for Justice (PTI) suffered several fractured vertebrae and a broken rib on Tuesday night when he fell from a lift raising him onto a platform at a campaign rally.

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Supporters of Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan flash victory signs as they take part in an election campaign rally in Islamabad on Wednesday. Doctors said they expect Mr Khan to make a full recovery despite fracturing his spine in a fall at a campaign rally just days before the general election. The retired cricket star and head of the Pakistan Movement for Justice (PTI) suffered several fractured vertebrae and a broken rib on Tuesday night when he fell from a lift raising him onto a platform at a campaign rally.

Supporters of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) party, cheers and wave flags during an election campaign rally on May 01, 2013 in Narowal, Pakistan. Pakistan's parliamentary elections are due to be held on May 11. Imran Khan of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) and Nawaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PMLN) have been campaigning hard in the last weeks before polling.

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Supporters of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf party, cheer and wave flags during an election campaign rally in Narowal, Pakistan. Pakistan’s parliamentary elections are due to be held on May 11. Mr Khan and Nawaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-N have been campaigning in the last few weeks before polling.