No surprises expected as Azerbaijan goes to the polls

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Azerbaijan is holding its sixth presidential election since independence and President Ilham Aliyev looks sure to be re-elected for a third five-year-term.

Two main opposition parties will be putting up a joint candidate for the first time - they boycotted the 2008 elections - but international observers think it will make little difference.