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Rwanda's post-genocide guide keeps the memories alive

KIGALI (Reuters) - Every weekday, Aline Uwase Turatsinze gets up, washes her face and rides a motorbike to the site where more than 60 members of her family were buried after being murdered.

Popularity sky-high, Mexico's president runs a one-man show

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Three months into his presidency, Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has already spent more time facing the press corps than his predecessor did in his entire six-year term.

In rare campaign for Cuba, churches advocate against gay marriage

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban evangelical churches are collecting signatures to petition against a proposed constitutional amendment that would open the door to gay marriage, as part of an unusually strong nongovernmental political campaign for the Communist-run island.

Poor turnout for post-GE14 by-elections

PETALING JAYA: The voter turnout for the by-elections in Balakong, Seri Setia and Sungai Kandis was the lowest in the past nine years.

M’sians in S’pore determined to vote

JOHOR BARU: Malaysians working in Singapore are determined to vote on polling day, although some will not be able to make it.

Venezuelan schools emptying as Chavez legacy under threat

SOCOPO, Venezuela (Reuters) - It is mid-morning on a weekday yet all that can be heard in the once-bustling corridors of the Orlando Garcia state primary school is the swish of palm trees outside in the wind.

Mass volunteering of carpool rides for out-of-town voters sums up muhibbah spirit

JOHOR BARU: Malaysians are springing to action as volunteer activists and are offering carpool rides to total strangers so they can return home and exercise their right to vote.

Social media divided over May 9 public holiday declaration

KUALA LUMPUR: The declaration of May 9 as a public holiday for GE14 polling day has left social media users divided, with some grateful to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, while others still unsure if it gives voters adequate time to return to their respective hometowns to vote.

Hadi: Weekday polling date should not be an issue

KUANTAN: The May 9 polling date should not be an issue even though it is a weekday, said PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.

Wednesday is ‘troublesome’

PETALING JAYA: Even with polling day set on a Wednesday, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the timing can still suit the Opposition because it “can be everywhere”.