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Former Egyptian lawmaker pulls out of presidential race

Related Articles CAIRO: A former Egyptian lawmaker said Monday he will not run in the March presidential election, saying the political “climate” wasn’t conducive to campaigning.Mohammed Anwar Sadat, nephew of Egypt’s late leader Anwar Sadat, told reporters his decision was ...

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Egypt’s Presidential Race Loses Popular Candidate

Advertisement CAIRO — The strongest challenger to Egypt’s military-backed leader withdrew from the country’s presidential race on Sunday, with his lawyer saying the government had forced him to drop out. The candidate, Ahmed Shafik, a former Air Force general who ...

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Russian presidential election: Rallies held for Alexei Navalny

Supporters of opposition politician Alexei Navalny have been gathering in some 20 Russian cities to back his bid to run in March’s presidential poll. They are seeking to gather signatures needed to register him as a candidate to challenge Vladimir ...

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Egypt court sentences presidential hopeful to six years

Related Articles CAIRO: An Egyptian military court on Tuesday sentenced an army colonel to six years in prison after he announced his intention to run against President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in next year’s elections, his defense lawyer told The Associated Press.The ...

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Supporters of Egypt presidential hopeful arrested, say security sources, family

Related Articles CAIRO: Egyptian security forces have arrested three supporters of presidential hopeful and former prime minister Ahmed Shafik, security sources and members of his party said on Wednesday.The men were charged with spreading false information harmful to national security, ...

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Venezuela's Maduro: Some opposition parties to be barred from presidential vote

Speaking to supporters and journalists after voting in mayoral elections, Maduro said political parties that did not participate in Sunday’s elections, or called for a boycott, would be denied entry in the 2018 election. “The other parties, Voluntad Popular, Primero ...

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Honduras presidential election vote recount begins

The Electoral Court in Honduras has begun a partial recount of votes cast in the disputed presidential ballot. It was requested by the opposition coalition after initial results showed the incumbent, Juan Orlando Hernandez, winning by a few thousand votes. ...

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