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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?

1 | EGYPT

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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