International Observers Find Egypt's Presidential Election Fell Short of Standards
New York Times
CAIRO — Egypt's presidential election fell short of international standards of democracy, two teams of foreign observers said Thursday, a day after the former military officer who led last summer's military takeover won a landslide victory with more ...
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