Defiant Iraqis Vote Despite Intimidation, Killings

The voting is done. Now comes time for counting. Officials at Baghdad's Data Entry Center have begun counting the millions of votes that will decide which of the 6,200 candidates will fill Iraq's 325 parliamentary seats and who will become Iraq's next prime minister. The government imposed an 8 p.m. curfew for Baghdad. It wasn't clear if there was an imminent threat to the city or if the government simply wanted to curtail political celebrations prior to the preliminary official vote count...Full Story
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