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    Solvenia's new president Pahor calls for unity

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Slovenia's opposition candidate has been elected president after a run-off election in the recession hit nation. With almost all the votes counted from Sunday's poll, Borut Pahor, a former prime minister, has 67 per cent of the vote, while Danilo Turk - in office since 2007 - took just over 32 per cent. Al Jazeera's Katarina Darlya reports from Ljubljana.