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Update: No pope after third round of voting

Cardinals to reconvene for two rounds of voting on Wednesday afternoon

Update: No pope after third round of voting
A woman holds a rosary in St Peter's Square as crowds await the white smoke that will signal a new pope (AFP photo/Johannes Eisele)
Asia Desk, Bangkok
Vatican City

March 13, 2013

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Black smoke billowed from the thin chimney of the Sistine Chapel at 10:40 GMT, signalling that after the third round of voting the cardinals have not reached a two-thirds majority to elect a new pope.

Analysts have predicted that a concensus is not likely to be reached in the two rounds of voting on Wednesday afternoon, and that the white smoke signalling a new pope is not expected until later in the week.

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