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Presidential Election Wraps Up in Madagascar

Polling has wrapped up in Madagascar where voters are choosing their first president since a 2009 coup. Thirty-three candidates are vying to become president. However, no candidate is expected to receive enough votes to avoid a December runoff. Foreign election observers say the voting Friday was generally peaceful and there were no major problems. Some voters complained of long lines. Madagascar is struggling to recover from the coup which plunged the African island nation into an economic ...

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