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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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