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Azerbaijan's Aliyev Set to Cement Power in Widely Boycotted Vote

Polls closed Sunday in Azerbaijan's parliamentary elections boycotted by the mainstream opposition and widely expected to cement strongman President Ilham Aliyev's grip on power in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation. The opposition and international rights groups have questioned the vote's legitimacy, accusing the government of jailing political opponents on trumped-up charges and limiting parties' ability to campaign. Aliyev's Yeni (New) Azerbaijan, which dominates...

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