Kiribati holds presidential polls

Jan. 13, 2012, midnight

Kiribati President Anote TONG was reelected to a third term on Firday with 42 percent of the vote. TONG defeated Tetaua TAITAI, who captured 35 percent of the vote, and Rimeta BENIAMINA who won 22 percent. Presidential candidates in Kiribati are nominated by parliament before competing in a popular election.

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