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Thai Political Protests (2010)

Amid cries of 'fraud!' and clashes with police and soldiers, Honduras awaits results of presidential vote count

Amid cries of 'fraud!' and clashes with police and soldiers, Honduras awaits results of presidential vote count

Tension was building in the Honduran capital as residents awaited the final results of vote counting that has dragged on for days, and supporters of a political newcomer who challenged the incumbent president clashed with security forces.

The election pitted Salvador Nasralla, a television personality with no prior political experience, against President Juan Orlando Hernandez. On Monday, Nasralla appeared to have pulled off a stunning victory, but as the days dragged on, his initial 5-percentage-point advantage melted away.

As his supporters took to the streets, Nasralla said that he believes the election is being stolen and that he won’t respect official...

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