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Lebanon Elections: Record number of women to run as candidates

A record number of women will be standing in next month's elections in Lebanon. Out of almost 1,000 candidates in the first parliamentary elections since 2009, about 11 percent of the candidates are women. If that doesn't sound like much, consider that Nine years ago, there were only 15 female candidates. just 2 percent of the total. Francis Collings reports.

Women in Lebanon’s election

Women in Lebanon’s election

Lebanon heads to the polls for first time in almost a decade

Lebanon heads to the polls for first time in almost a decade

Lebanon Elections: Familiar family names to dominate ballot

Lebanon Elections: Familiar family names to dominate ballot

Will Iran Elections Be Free and Fair?

Will Iran Elections Be Free and Fair?

Secretary of state concludes his tour to three African countries

Secretary of state concludes his tour to three African countries

Over 1000 firefighters battle wildfire in south-western France

Over 1000 firefighters battle wildfire in south-western France

Satellite images debunk Moscow’s Crimea air base blast claims

Satellite images debunk Moscow’s Crimea air base blast claims

UK issues four-day heat alert

UK issues four-day heat alert

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Lebanon seeks solar help for water woes

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Turkish aid agencies step up Syria relief work

Trump invokes Fifth Amendment refusing to answer any question

Trump invokes Fifth Amendment refusing to answer any question

New tech makes realistic faces possible in a virtual world

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Trump invokes Fifth Amendment right, declines to answer questions

Trump invokes Fifth Amendment right, declines to answer questions

Ukraine's President says the war can only end with the liberation of Crimea

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Giant 800 kg beluga whale rescued from River Seine passes away

Giant 800 kg beluga whale rescued from River Seine passes away

One killed, several injured after powerful explosions rock Crimea

One killed, several injured after powerful explosions rock Crimea

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