Egypt election enters final day

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Cairo – Former army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is expected to emerge from a second and final day of voting on Tuesday as Egypt’s next president, with supporters seeing him as the man who can pull the Arab world’s most populous nation back from the brink. Since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in 2011 raised hopes of new freedoms, the country of 85 million, where one in four Egyptians lives in poverty, has been convulsed by political, security and economic turmoil. The vote – with initial results expected hours after polls close at 9pm (18.00 GMT) on Tuesday evening – means Egypt will likely revert to rule by men from the military after Sisi toppled the country’s first freely elected leader,…

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