Pakistan press celebrates landmark elections

May 12, 2013 6:55 AM

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Pakistan press celebrates landmark elections

Pakistani papers are reflecting the nation's upbeat mood after making what most consider to be a successful democratic transition from one civilian government to another for the first time in its history.

Most editorial writers, pundits and Twitter commentators agree that the electorate has given feel a befitting reply to militant groups such as the Pakistani Taliban by turning out to vote in defiance of violent threats.

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