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Egypt’s generals act to negate outcome of presidential poll | guardian.co.uk

Constitutional declaration cements power of military as Brotherhood claims win in bitterly fought election by Jack Shenker in Cairo Egypt’s generals awarded themselves sweeping political powers in an 11th-hour constitutional declaration that tied the hands of the country’s incoming president and cemented military authority over the post-Mubarak era. The announcement on Sunday night came as early presidential election results put ...

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Election 2012: Russia votes, Putin wins

Preliminary results show Vladimir Putin securing 63.18 per cent of votes in Russia’s presidential election, with his closest rival Gennady Zyuganov taking 17.33 per cent. So far, the Central Election Commission has counted some 25 per cent of the ballots. Vladimir Zhirinovsky and Mikhail Prokhorov are waging a real political battle for third place, with both winning the support of ...

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Putin assassination plan foiled (video) | RT

Russian and Ukrainian intelligence services have foiled terrorist plans to assassinate Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Russia’s most-wanted terrorist Doku Umarov is thought to be behind the plot. ­The internationally-wanted criminals detained in Ukrainian city of Odessa confessed they had intended to assassinate Putin. The attack was supposed to be carried out in Moscow right after the presidential elections of March ...

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