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Egypt’s disqualified presidential candidate says military rulers have no intention of handing over rule

Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood’s disbarred presidential candidate, Khairat el Shater, said Wednesday that Egypt’s military rulers have no intention of truly handing power over to civilian rule, but instead are trying to rig the election outcome in their favor.


Motorists protest against Putin on Moscow's streets

Russian Protests

Hundreds of Russians protesting against Vladimir Putin drove through Moscow Sunday ahead of the March 4 presidential election expected to seal his grip on power.


Congo President Re-Elected in Disputed Vote, Raising Fears of New Mayhem

Many residents in the sprawling dilapidated capital of Kinshasa feared the outcome would stoke new spasms of political violence.


Top candidate can't list top 3 books

Pena Nieto

Oops! The leading contender for Mexico's presidency is drawing a torrent of criticism for his inability to name three books that influenced him.


Argentine President Wins Landslide Re-Election

Argentine President Wins Landslide Re-Election

President Cristina Fernandez, buoyed by Argentina's booming economy, was re-elected by a landslide Sunday, exit polls predicted. The polls aid Fernandez won 54 percent to 55 percent of the votes cast -- the widest victory margin for any Argentine president since democracy was restored in the country three decades ago.


Haitians head to poll to pick president

Haitians head to poll to pick president

Haitians will choose between a former first lady and a popular musician Sunday in a pivotal presidential runoff vote for a nation still recovering from a devastating earthquake and political turmoil.


Colombia Votes for President to Build on Uribe Legacy

Colombians started voting today in the first round of a presidential election that’s too close to call as the frontrunners seek to build on Alvaro Uribe’s success boosting investment and beating back drug-funded rebels.


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