Pakistani election: Threat of violence looms large

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LAHORE - With terrorism happening almost daily, Pakistan faces a crucial test in elections this weekend that violent Taliban jihadists who seek a Muslim theocracy have vowed to ruin.

Saturday's elections will be the first peaceful transition of power from one civilian government to another in Pakistan's history after decades of military rule that ended only five years ago.

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