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Niger Votes in Presidential Runoff

Voters in Niger are choosing a president Sunday, with incumbent Mahamadou Issoufou in line to easily win the runoff after his jailed opponent was flown out of the country for medical reasons, and the opposition called for a boycott of the election. A VOA reporter in Niger said voting began very quietly, with low turnout across the country in the early voting hours. Opposition candidate Hama Amadou was taken from his Niamey jail cell and flown to a Paris hospital Wednesday. Amadou...

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