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Syria Holding June 3 Presidential Vote

Candidates can begin registering Tuesday for Syria's presidential election, which the country's parliament speaker says will take place June 3. The vote announced Monday will give President Bashar al-Assad the chance to win a third seven-year term in office. Assad has been battling rebels in a conflict that began as peaceful protests in March 2011 and quickly grew into a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people. Another 2.6 million people have fled Syria to...

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