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Venezuelans to vote for president after fierce campaign

CARACAS: Venezuelans were urged on Saturday to cast their ballots in an upcoming presidential election to determine the course of the country.
"We need to maintain civil conduct on a day which represents a crucial commitment for the nation," Mr Pablo Perez, the governor of Venezuela's most populous Zulia state, said in a televised speech.

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Romney dominates in first presidential debate

DENVER: With a surprisingly strong showing, The Republican challenger, Mr Mitt Romney today shook the race to the White House by the worsting incumbent, Mr Barack Obama in the first high-stake US presidential debate by calling into question his track record on the economy, health care, jobs and fiscal deficit.

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‘At least 40 killed in Aleppo blasts’

BEIRUT: At least 40 people were killed and 90 wounded, most of them soldiers, when three car bombs struck the heart of Syria's second city Aleppo on Wednesday, a monitoring group said.
"A medical source said that at least 40 people were killed and 90 injured," said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. "Most of them were regime troops."

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