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UN Asks Gabon Candidates Not to Claim Win Before Results

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon is calling on candidates in Gabon to refrain from claiming victory in Saturday's presidential election until the results are released. Sunday, presidential challenger Jean Ping said early results indicate he has won the vote, while a spokesman for incumbent Ali Bongo said the president is headed to a second term. Gabon does not have a run-off system, so the candidate with the most votes in the 10-candidate field will win. A victory by...

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