Pakistan election

Prominent Pakistani politician Imran Khan, a former cricket legend whose party is a leading contender in this week's national elections,

is expected to make a full recovery despite a dramatic fall at a political rally May 7.

Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf or Moment for Justice party sing national anthem during an election campaign rally 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. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf or Moment for Justice party sing national anthem during an election campaign rally 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. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf or Moment for Justice party sing national anthem during an election campaign rally 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. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Rescue workers rush Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician, to a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. One of Pakistan’s most prominent politicians, former cricket star Imran Khan, fell from a stage at a political rally Tuesday, leaving him with two hairline skull fractures and uncertainty hanging over his ability to campaign ahead of Saturday’s general election.(AP Photo/M.S. Shah)
Rescue workers rush Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician, to a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. One of Pakistan’s most prominent politicians, former cricket star Imran Khan, fell from a stage at a political rally Tuesday, leaving him with two hairline skull fractures and uncertainty hanging over his ability to campaign ahead of Saturday’s general election.(AP Photo/M.S. Shah)
Rescue workers rush Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician, to a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. One of Pakistan’s most prominent politicians, former cricket star Imran Khan, fell from a stage at a political rally Tuesday, leaving him with two hairline skull fractures and uncertainty hanging over his ability to campaign ahead of Saturday’s general election.(AP Photo/M.S. Shah)
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waves to his supporters during an election rally in Jhagra near Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 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. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waves to his supporters during an election rally in Jhagra near Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 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. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waves to his supporters during an election rally in Jhagra near Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 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. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Afghans chant slogans against Pakistan during a demonstration in Kochkin area on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 6, 2013. Afghanistan says it has lodged an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire along a contested stretch of their border. The Foreign Ministry says the incident along the eastern frontier took place early Monday at the same location where a firefight between Afghan and Pakistani forces killed an Afghan border policeman and wounded two Pakistani soldiers last week. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghans chant slogans against Pakistan during a demonstration in Kochkin area on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 6, 2013. Afghanistan says it has lodged an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire along a contested stretch of their border. The Foreign Ministry says the incident along the eastern frontier took place early Monday at the same location where a firefight between Afghan and Pakistani forces killed an Afghan border policeman and wounded two Pakistani soldiers last week. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghans chant slogans against Pakistan during a demonstration in Kochkin area on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 6, 2013. Afghanistan says it has lodged an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire along a contested stretch of their border. The Foreign Ministry says the incident along the eastern frontier took place early Monday at the same location where a firefight between Afghan and Pakistani forces killed an Afghan border policeman and wounded two Pakistani soldiers last week. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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