Syrians elect presidents – Assad’s victory is considered certain

Damascus (AP) – In Syria, a country with a civil war, the presidential elections started on Wednesday. A clear majority is expected for the authoritarian incumbent Bashar al-Assad, who has been in power since 2000. The head of state cast his vote in the city of Duma east of Damascus, according to state television. The 55-year-old’s two competitors are considered candidates to be counted. D …

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