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Tunisia's new President Essebsi vows he will turn page on past

Tunisia’s new President, 88-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi, says he wants to “...turn the page on the past and look to the future”. Elected with almost

Tunisia’s new President, 88-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi, says he wants to “...turn the page on the past and look to the future”. Elected with almost

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New Tunisian President Essebsi pledges reconciliation

The new Tunisian President has pledged reconciliation as he was sworn in before the House of People’s Representatives on Wednesday. Eighty

The new Tunisian President has pledged reconciliation as he was sworn in before the House of People’s Representatives on Wednesday. Eighty

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Street celebrations to mark Tunisian election result

Thousands of supporters of Beji Caid Essebsi danced, sang and waved the Tunisian flag in celebration of his victory in Sunday's run-off election.

Thousands of supporters of Beji Caid Essebsi danced, sang and waved the Tunisian flag in celebration of his victory in Sunday's run-off election.

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Essebsi wins Tunisia presidency

Beji Caid Essebsi has won Tunisia's first free presidential election with over 55% of the vote

Beji Caid Essebsi has won Tunisia's first free presidential election with over 55% of the vote

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Tunisia presidential run-off: Essebsi claims victory

Beji Caid Essebsi has declared victory in the country's presidential run-off. Officials results are expected later on Monday.

Beji Caid Essebsi has declared victory in the country's presidential run-off. Officials results are expected later on Monday.

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Counting underway after Tunisian presidential election

Counting is underway following Sunday’s presidential run-off election in Tunisia. A result is expected to be announced on Monday evening. The vote

Counting is underway following Sunday’s presidential run-off election in Tunisia. A result is expected to be announced on Monday evening. The vote

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Polls closed in landmark presidential election in Tunisia

Polls have closed in Tunisia’s presidential run-off election. Sunday’s vote marks the country’s transition to full democracy after a revolution that

Polls have closed in Tunisia’s presidential run-off election. Sunday’s vote marks the country’s transition to full democracy after a revolution that

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Tunisians vote in second round presidential election

The final step in Tunisia’s transition to full democracy following the 2011 revolution takes place on Sunday with voters going to the polls in the

The final step in Tunisia’s transition to full democracy following the 2011 revolution takes place on Sunday with voters going to the polls in the

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Tunisia prepares for presidential election run-off

Tunisia is preparing for Sunday’s landmark poll when the country will hold a run-off of its first presidential democratic election. Neither of the

Tunisia is preparing for Sunday’s landmark poll when the country will hold a run-off of its first presidential democratic election. Neither of the

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Close run-off expected after Tunisia's historic presidential poll

A former official of the ousted Tunisian leader Ben Ali looks set to go into a close run-off ballot in the country’s historic presidential

A former official of the ousted Tunisian leader Ben Ali looks set to go into a close run-off ballot in the country’s historic presidential

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Tunisia's next president: old regime veteran or former exile?

Founder of the Nidaa Tounes party Béji Caid Essebsi and interim President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki are heading for Tunisia’s presidential run-off vote

Founder of the Nidaa Tounes party Béji Caid Essebsi and interim President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki are heading for Tunisia’s presidential run-off vote

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Tunisia: presidential runoff expected

Tunisia’s two main presidential candidates are expected to go head to head in a second round a run off following Sunday’s landmark election. It

Tunisia’s two main presidential candidates are expected to go head to head in a second round a run off following Sunday’s landmark election. It

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Votes being counted in Tunisia's historic presidential poll

The votes are being counted in Tunisia’s historic presidential election. This is the first ever ballot to directly elect the country’s leader and

The votes are being counted in Tunisia’s historic presidential election. This is the first ever ballot to directly elect the country’s leader and

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Polling stations close in historic elections in Tunisia

Polling stations have now closed in Tunisia’s historic presidential election. This is the first ever ballot to directly elect the country’s leader

Polling stations have now closed in Tunisia’s historic presidential election. This is the first ever ballot to directly elect the country’s leader

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Tunisia votes: "We're looking for someone to save the country"

Tunisians are heading to the polls to vote for their first directly elected president since the 2011 revolution ended the rule of Ben Ali. The

Tunisians are heading to the polls to vote for their first directly elected president since the 2011 revolution ended the rule of Ben Ali. The

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Ennahda supporters crucial to Tunisia presidential vote

Tunisians are heading to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president, a month after parliamentary elections were held. The country which

Tunisians are heading to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president, a month after parliamentary elections were held. The country which

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Tunisia set to vote in first free presidential elections

Tunisia is heading to the polls to vote on Sunday for a new president, just one month after electing its parliament. The country which kick started

Tunisia is heading to the polls to vote on Sunday for a new president, just one month after electing its parliament. The country which kick started

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Secularists win Tunisia election

Tunisia’s electoral commission has formerly announced that secular party Nidda Tounes has won Sunday’s general election. The vote was one of the

Tunisia’s electoral commission has formerly announced that secular party Nidda Tounes has won Sunday’s general election. The vote was one of the

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Secularists claim lead in Tunisia's historic poll

A secular alliance appears to be leading the race for seats in Tunisia’s first parliamentary election under a new constitution. As soon as polling

A secular alliance appears to be leading the race for seats in Tunisia’s first parliamentary election under a new constitution. As soon as polling

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Tunisia: parliamentary election underway

Tunisia votes on Sunday in the country’s second free election since former president Zein El-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in the onset of the Arab

Tunisia votes on Sunday in the country’s second free election since former president Zein El-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in the onset of the Arab

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Tunisia: security tight for general election

Tunisia votes on Sunday in its first general election since the country adopted a new constitution in January. Analysts say there is a rising

Tunisia votes on Sunday in its first general election since the country adopted a new constitution in January. Analysts say there is a rising

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Tunisia: concerns over security and economy as election nears

Tunisia is in the final days of campaigning ahead of Sunday’s (26 October) parliamentary election – a vote that aims to complete the north African

Tunisia is in the final days of campaigning ahead of Sunday’s (26 October) parliamentary election – a vote that aims to complete the north African

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Tunisian pre-election anti-terrorist crackdown

Tunisia’s authorities are braced for possible terrorist disruptions of the October 26th parliamentary election and the presidential poll on 3rd of

Tunisia’s authorities are braced for possible terrorist disruptions of the October 26th parliamentary election and the presidential poll on 3rd of

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Tunisia's democratic transition cries out for police reform

At last: normal, reliable civic security… the legislative elections under preparation in Tunisia are raising hopes. When the Arab Spring erupted in

At last: normal, reliable civic security… the legislative elections under preparation in Tunisia are raising hopes. When the Arab Spring erupted in

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Policeman dead after house shootout with suspected militants in Tunisia

A Tunisian policeman has been shot dead and another wounded in a shootout with suspected terrorists on the outskirts of the capital city Tunis.

A Tunisian policeman has been shot dead and another wounded in a shootout with suspected terrorists on the outskirts of the capital city Tunis.

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Tunisia polls to refresh democratic compromise

On Sunday, the people of Tunisia will trace the north African country’s future path to democracy in a parliamentary election. In the aftermath of

On Sunday, the people of Tunisia will trace the north African country’s future path to democracy in a parliamentary election. In the aftermath of

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Human rights in Tunisia after elections

The prospects for human rights in Tunisia after forthcoming elections comes under the spotlight in this edition of Utalk. The question is from

The prospects for human rights in Tunisia after forthcoming elections comes under the spotlight in this edition of Utalk. The question is from

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Three years in, Tunisia's revolution still struggles

Political tension has once again gripped Tunisia with hundreds of protesters taking to the streets of Tunis on Wednesday (April 16) to condemn what

Political tension has once again gripped Tunisia with hundreds of protesters taking to the streets of Tunis on Wednesday (April 16) to condemn what