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Opposition candidate takes early lead in Maldives presidential election

DNA Sunday, 23 September 2018 ()
Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has taken a 15 percentage point lead over incumbent Abdulla *Yameen* in the Maldives' presidential election, according to early provisional counts reported by local media.

*Yameen* was expected to cement his grip on power, amid criticism over the fairness of the vote on the islands,...
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According to Reuters, opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has taken a 15 percentage point lead over incumbent Abdulla Yameen in the Maldives’ presidential election. Yameen was expected to cement his grip on power, amid criticism over the fairness of the vote on the islands. The provisional...

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