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Algeria's Bouteflika poised to win re-election 07:24 GMT

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerians vote on Thursday in an election President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is widely expected to win after 15 years in power even though he has spoken rarely in public since suffering a stroke last year.  Full Article

 
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Guinea-Bissau run-off vote pits ex-finmin Vaz against Nabiam 07:33 GMT 

BISSAU (Reuters) - Jose Mario Vaz, Guinea-Bissau's former finance minister, will face Nuno Gomes Nabiam, a candidate seen closest to the army, in a May 18 presidential run-off due to complete the country's return to civilian rule.  Full Article  

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'Prince of Wales' targets three crowns after Cup stunner 08:38 GMT 

MADRID (Reuters) - Gareth Bale's brilliant winner in Wednesday's King's Cup final against Barcelona gave the world's most expensive player his first taste of major silverware and the Wales winger is hungry for more.  Full Article  

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Search for Malaysia Airlines jet refocuses on drone scans of seafloor 05:47 GMT 

SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - A deep-sea drone had completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a missing Malaysian jetliner said on Thursday, as an air and surface search became less likely to yield results.  Full Article  

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Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 (89,306.98 pounds) donation scheme.  Full Article  

 
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