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Maldives Holds Presidential Runoff Election

Voters in the Maldives are choosing a new president in a runoff election that comes amid international pressure for the tiny archipelago nation to end months of political unrest.Mohamed Nasheed is favored to win after receiving 47 percent of the vote last Saturday, falling just short of the majority needed to win outright.The runoff was scheduled to be held the next day, but the Supreme Court in the Maldives ordered a postponement after a defeated candidate petitioned for a delay.Mr. Nasheed...

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