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    Egyptian candidate seeks election suspension

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    Leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabahi will appeal for Egypt's presidential election to be suspended citing alleged voting irregularities and a pending case over one of the frontrunner's right to stand.

    Sabahi's pledge to pursue a suspension came as the two apparent winners of the first round, the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi and Ahmed Shafiq, a former prime minister under Hosni Mubarak, reached out to rival candidates ahead of a June runoff.

    Al Jazeera's Jamal el-Shayyal reports from Cairo.