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Syrians Vote with Little Contest Expected for Assad

Syrians are voting Tuesday in an election that is expected to give President Bashar al-Assad a landslide victory for a new term as a deadly civil war continues to rage across the country.   The Syrian opposition and its Western allies have denounced the election, which pits Assad against two little-known, government-approved candidates.   Syria's Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi urged people to vote, calling Tuesday a "historic day" for Syria that he said will put the...

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