Iranian presidential election stokes controversy 

June 18, 2021

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Voters cast their ballots for the presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, June 18, 2021. 

Voters cast their ballots for the presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, June 18, 2021. 

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Vahid Salemi/AP 

It's election day in Iran. And the presidential election is already mired by controversy. Critics say the stage has deliberately been set for one candidate to win — the man closest to Iran's supreme leader. Also, throughout the US, states are pulling out all the stops to encourage people to get vaccinated, including lotteries. In Thailand, get vaccinated, win a cow. Plus, celebrating Juneteenth in China this year has a special meaning for Black Americans living there.

 

 

 

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