CARACAS (Reuters) - Hugo Chavez loyalists on Saturday on the eve of a presidential vote celebrated across Venezuela a milestone in the late leader's socialist revolution, irking the opposition that complained of a campaign tipped in favor of the government.
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CAIRO -- Two years after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down on Feb. 11, Egypt’s revolution has gone seemingly wayward. The popular revolt ended an era in which Egypt’s politics and economy were tightly controlled by Mubarak loyalists and brought a promise of a new Egypt. The Arab world’s biggest country, with its 82 million people, could reclaim its role as a regional...
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Their music predated the revolution that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, but the turmoil since has left Egypt’s huge youth population searching for voices that address issues they care about.
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CAIRO — A commercial airliner left Egypt for Iran on Saturday in what was the first direct passenger flight between the two countries in more than three decades, Egyptian airport officials said.Cairo-Tehran relations have warmed since the June election of Egypt's Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi. Diplomatic relations were frozen after Egypt signed its 1979 peace treaty...
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Egypt must work hard to “make magic happen,” protester Omar Sedky said just hours after President Hosni Mubarak's downfall two years ago. Now he says, “The revolution is still going.”
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Thursday is the last day for District 3 residents to register to vote in the June 22 Brownsville City Commission runoff election.
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Cyprus’ election will go into a runoff for a new president to lead the country through its severe financial crisis, after no candidate won an outright majority in Sunday’s vote.
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A slow ballot count in Kenya's presidential vote raised questions Tuesday about the election process, but it was a decision on the more than 325,000 rejected ballots that made it appear likely the election will be decided in a runoff.
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Armenian President Serge Sarkisian won a re-election Tuesday avoiding a runoff in a national poll that international observers said was not “genuinely competitive.” Sarkisian received nearly 59 percent of the vote, enough to avoid a runoff, Tigran Mukuchian, chairman of the country's Central Election Commission, said Tuesday, the Associated Press reported.
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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' election will go into a runoff for a new president to lead the country through its severe financial crisis, after no candidate won an outright majority in Sunday's vote.
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