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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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