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Field of Dreams. A boy in the Polish village of Lisewo prepares to fling a soccer ball. Poland and Ukraine are hosting the European soccer championships, a competition among the continent's best national teams that is held every four years.

After the Election, the Dictatorship?


As preliminary results of Egypt's presidential runoff trickled out, Mohamed Morsy, an Islamist leader of the once banned Muslim Brotherhood, declared victory over Ahmed Shafik, a former Prime Minister who served under ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak. Morsy reportedly garnered 52% of the vote. But the success of the Arab nation's first democratic presidential elections was overshadowed--indeed, endangered--by the military's apparent efforts to maintain its grasp on power. On June 14, in a move that reversed the fledgling democracy's hard-won gains, the country's Supreme Constitutional Court, appointed by Mubarak, dissolved the popularly elected Islamist-led...

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