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23-Dec-2014 to 10:26

UK congratulates Tunisian president-elect; pledges closer ties

APA – London (United Kingdom) — The United Kingdom has formally endorsed the presidential election in Tunisia; pledging to work with the new leader of the North African country.

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22-Dec-2014 to 16:28

Eleven candidates to run for Zambian presidency

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Eleven candidates have successfully filed in their nomination papers with the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to run for president in next month’s presidential election called to replace the late president Michael Sata who died in October.

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22-Dec-2014 to 16:17

Baji Kaid Sebdi declared winner of Tunisian runoff

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — The High Electoral Authority in Tunisia has declared Baji Kaid Sebdi the winner of Sunday’s second round presidential run-off.

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22-Dec-2014 to 13:24

Opposition candidate claims victory in Tunisian presidential runoff

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — –Baji Kaid Sebsi late on Sunday claimed victory at the end of the second round of the Tunisian presidential run-off election while the opposite side whose flag-bearer is outgoing president Moncef Marzouki, rejected the claims, saying that they preferred to wait until the announcement of the final outcome scheduled on Wednesday at the latest.

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21-Dec-2014 to 12:31

Tunisian poll passes off peacefully

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — Voting in the second round of presidential elections in Tunisia began on Sunday at 8 a.m. throughout the country and seemed to be passing off peacefully.

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21-Dec-2014 to 12:03

Tunisia in runoff election

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — Some five million Tunisians are going to the polls in the second round of presidential election, pitting incumbent President Mouncef Marzoughi and the former head of the ruling party Baji Kaid Sebsi.

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21-Dec-2014 to 11:25

Scott threatens to pull out of poll campaigns if violence persists

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s acting President Guy Scott has threatened to stop attending election campaigns by the ruling Patriotic Front if the party continues on a path of violence, according to media reports monitored here Sunday.

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