An official under Tunisia’s former hardline ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has come out on top in the country’s first free presidential
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.
Polling stations have now closed in Tunisia’s historic presidential election.
This is the first ever ballot to directly elect the country’s leader
Tunisians are heading to the polls to vote for their first directly elected president since the 2011 revolution ended the rule of Ben Ali.
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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Access to YouTube and a popular nongovernmental
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