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Slovenia Elects New President as Pahor Unseats Türk in Landslide

Ljubljana, 2 December - The Social Democratic former Prime Minister Borut Pahor will be the new president of Slovenia. He won Sunday's presidential run-off in a landslide against the incumbent, Danilo Türk, with early unofficial results showing him winning over 65% of the vote.

Ljubljana
Incumbent Danilo Türk concedes defeat in the presidential run-off.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Incumbent Danilo Türk concedes defeat in the presidential run-off.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Incumbent Danilo Türk concedes defeat in the presidential run-off.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Incumbent Danilo Türk concedes defeat in the presidential run-off.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Borut Pahor addresses reporters after winning the run-off presidential election.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Borut Pahor addresses reporters after winning the run-off presidential election.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Borut Pahor addresses reporters after winning the run-off presidential election.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Borut Pahor addresses reporters after winning the run-off presidential election.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Borut Pahor addresses reporters after winning the run-off presidential election.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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