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Fears Mount in Pakistan Over Military's Election Powers

Fears have mounted over wide-ranging powers granted to military units overseeing Pakistan's polling stations when the country votes Wednesday, with opposition parties and analysts warning the move could erode trust in the tense contest. The Pakistan military will station over 370,000 troops nationwide to ensure the vote goes smoothly, the largest such deployment in the country's history on an election day. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) later said military officers...

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