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27th Aug 2016

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Slovakia election enters second round of voting

No candidate won 50% of the vote in the first round of voting on Saturday in Slovakia, reports the BBC. It means Slovakia's prime minister Robert Fico and his challenger Andrej Kiska will square off again in two weeks. Fico polled at 28.2% and Kiska 24%. Voter turnout was 43.4%.

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