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Ex-general wins Guatemala presidential vote
Pledge to tackle poverty and crime helps Otto Perez Molina become the first military man to take power since 1986.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2011 12:51 GMT
Ex-general ahead in Guatemala opinion polls
Molina tipped to win Sunday's run-off vote in Central American nation suffering from rampant poverty and crime.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2011 13:57 GMT
Guatemalans seek solutions to violence
Crime a key issue for voters in Central American nation with one of the world's highest murder rates.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2011 08:04 GMT
Guatemala vote leads to presidential runoff
Retired general Otto Perez Molina receives most support, but fails to win 50 per cent of votes required for victory.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2011 02:22 GMT
Guatemalan vote heads towards runoff
Former general ahead in early counting, but presidency race in Central American nation looks set to go to second round.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 09:58 GMT
Guatemala votes for new president
An ex-general with an "iron fist" is front-runner as presidential election begins in the violence-plagued nation.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 15:13 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Malik Ayub Sumbal
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The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
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'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
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