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"The United States will not deploy observers for these elections. We remain prepared to reengage our observation efforts at a later time in a more conducive environment."
JEN PSAKI
Spokesperson of the  US State Department
 Confirming that United States will not send observers in the upcoming election in a statement published on December 22

" But she (Khaleda Zia) has to stop killing and blockade, she has to leave the company of Jamaat for any dialogue. If there's any compromise, we'll dissolve parliament, if necessary, for holding the election again."
SHEIKH HASINA
Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Saying that discussion can be continued on 11th general election

"This election is not 'by the people, for the people, of the people', it is, 'by the Election Commission, for the Awami League and of the Awami League."
KHALEDA ZIA
Main Opposition leader of Bangladesh
Criticising the upcoming 10th general election in a press conference

"The AAP fought the election on the anti-corruption plank and now they have taken support from a party that has been completely rejected by the people of Delhi. This proves that AAP is hungry for power."
HARSH VARDHAN
Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi
Accusing Aam Admi Party (AAP) for aligning with the Congress

"For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission's already accomplished. I already won. As soon as the journalists were able to work, everything that I had been trying to do was validated. Because, remember, I didn't want to change society. I wanted to give society a chance to determine if it should change itself."
EDWARD SNOWDEN
National Security Agency leaker
Told in an interview to the Washington Post

Published: 12:00 am Friday, December 27, 2013

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