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Thousands protest Enrique Peña Nieto's win in Mexico's presidential election

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Mexico's capital on Saturday to protest Enrique Peña Nieto's apparent win in the country's presidential election, accusing his long ruling party of buying votes.


Poland eyes June 20 vote, post-crash cracks emerge

Poland's ruling party said on Wednesday that presidential elections were likely to be held on June 20 as protests grew over the choice of a burial site for late president Lech Kaczynski.


Iranian official denies reports that election protesters were raped in prison

The parliament speaker says a commission found no evidence of sexual assault.

A day after vowing to investigate allegations that election protesters were sexually abused in Iran's prisons, the parliament speaker dismissed the charges as false.


Iran leader approves Ahmadinejad's second term

Iran's Supreme Leader endorsed the presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a ceremony boycotted by leading moderates in protest at a disputed poll that plunged Iran into its worst crisis since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.


100 Iranians Tried for Disputing Election

100 Iranians Tried for Disputing Election

Defendants, who include prominent politicians and activists, are accused of rioting and conspiring to topple ruling regime with support from U.S.


Iran Begins Trial of Protesters

Opposition activists stood trial in Tehran Saturday on charges of rioting following the disputed presidential vote.


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