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Mali President Amadou Toumani Toure wins second five-year term as leader


President Amadou Toumani Toure has won a second five-year term as leader of Mali, according to provisional results from Sunday's vote.

Toure received 68 percent of the vote, far more than the 51 percent he needed to avoid a runoff election, according to Interior Ministry official Boubacar Sow. The second-place finisher, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Keita, received 19 percent.