Kosovo ex-guerrilla narrowly ahead in bid for third term - World

June 8, 2014 8:13 PM

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PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo's ruling party of Prime Minister Hashim Thaci was narrowly ahead in an election on Sunday marked by low turnout among Kosovars frustrated with widespread poverty and corruption.

If early official counts are mirrored elsewhere, Thaci is likely to form a coalition government with smaller parties and ethnic Serbs to secure a third four-year term at the helm of the young Balkan country.

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