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    Syria Sets Presidential Election Amid Reports of Chemical Weapons Usei
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    April 22, 2014 4:28 AM
    Syria has announced that it will hold presidential elections June 3, despite an ongoing civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people in the past three years and forced about 1.5 million to flee. The announcement comes as the West investigates rebel allegations that the government has been using chemical weapons against the opposition. Zlatica Hoke has more.

    Syria Sets Presidential Election Amid Reports of Chemical Weapons Use

    Published April 22, 2014

    Syria has announced that it will hold presidential elections June 3, despite an ongoing civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people in the past three years and forced about 1.5 million to flee. The announcement comes as the West investigates rebel allegations that the government has been using chemical weapons against the opposition. Zlatica Hoke has more.


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