Who has won the Israel General Elections and who will form the new Government there?
Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni-led Kadima, which vowed to continue peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, has won 28 seats in the 120-member house, while ex-premier Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud closely followed with 27.
Both the parties have claimed victory but political analysts believe Netanyahu's chances at consolidating a relatively cohesive right-wing coalition are undeniably stronger than Livni's options.
Ultra-nationalist Yisrael Beitenu of Avigdor Lieberman is poised to be the kingmaker, winning 15 seats and becoming the third largest force, pushing Defence Minister Ehud Barak's Labour to fourth spot with 13, the poorest show for the centre-left party that dominated Israeli politics for years.
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