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LIVE: Egypt votes in historic parliamentary elections

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2011-11-28

Egyptians are voting Monday to choose a new parliament in the country's first elections since the fall of Hosni Mubarak in February. Follow events throughout the day on FRANCE 24's live blog.

Overview of today’s events so far:

 - Huge turnout on day one of Egypt’s parliamentary elections. Voting extended to 9pm to accommodate crowds.

- Orderly queues and calm voting reported on the whole. Heavy police and army presence.

- A few hundred protesters, who called for a boycott of the “army organised” poll, remain in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.


 

Date created : 2011-11-28

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