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The hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean plans to appeal against a decision rejecting his presidential candidacy.

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Singer Wyclef Jean's bid for Haiti's presidency ended on Friday when election officials disqualified him.

Wyclef Jean ruled out of Haiti race

Haiti's electoral council has ruled that hip hop artist Wyclef Jean cannot run for president.

Haiti candidacy a 'wild card' says hip hop star Wyclef Jean

Hip hop star Wyclef Jean said today he was confident that Haiti election officials would accept his candidacy to run for president despite doubts over whether he meets the residency requirement.

Poor response to Pakistan aid appeals frustrates charities

Leading charities have attacked the international response to the worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history, saying delays in funding the relief effort had affected aid operations.

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