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Tunisian Islamists Seek Liberal Partners to Form Coalition Govt.

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia’s moderate Islamist party has begun talks to form an interim unity government with a coalition of liberal rivals, after preliminary election results showed the group winning at least 40 percent of the vote. Partial tallies released Tuesday support the Ennahdha party’s claim that it has won the most seats in a 217-member assembly. Its […]

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Islamist Party Claims Victory in Tunisia’s Election

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Tunisia’s moderate Islamist party has taken steps to form a coalition after saying it has won enough votes in Sunday’s election to claim victory. Official results will not be announced until Tuesday, but provisional results give the Ennahdha party close to 40 percent of the vote. There are estimates the party’s share could reach 50 […]

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Islamist Party Claims Victory in Tunisia’s Election

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia’s moderate Islamist party says it has won enough votes in Sunday’s election to claim victory and is prepared to shape a new government in the small North African nation. The landmark election, which was widely considered free and fair, is the first to emerge from the Arab Spring which has seen despotic governments topple […]

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Islamist Party Appears Victorious in Tunisia’s Election

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia’s moderate Islamist party appears headed for victory in Sunday’s election, the first free election resulting from the Arab Spring which has seen despotic governments topple across North Africa and the Middle East. Although official results have yet to be announced, provisional results give the Ennahdha party about 40 percent of the vote. Voters were […]

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Officials Count Votes After Tunisia’s First Democratic Polls

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Tunisian election officials are counting votes after the country held its first democratic elections following the revolution that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East. The official results are not expected until later Monday or Tuesday. Voters were electing a 217-seat constituent assembly that will name an interim government and […]

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Huge Turnout in Tunisia’s First Democratic Polls

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia held its first democratic elections Sunday, just months after a revolution that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East. The country’s independent electoral commission said more than 90 percent of Tunisia’s 4.1 million registered voters cast ballots. The commission said many of the other 3.1 million voters who did […]

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Huge Turnout in Tunisia’s First Democratic Polls

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia has held its first democratic elections, just months after a revolution that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East. Tunisians turned out to vote in huge numbers Sunday, expressing excitement and pride at the chance to choose among multiple political parties for the first time since independence in 1956. […]

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Huge Turnout in Tunisia’s First Democratic Polls

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia has held its first democratic elections, just months after a revolution that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East. Tunisians turned out to vote in huge numbers Sunday, expressing excitement and pride at the chance to choose among multiple political parties for the first time since independence in 1956. […]

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Huge Turnout in Tunisia’s First Democratic Polls

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia, whose revolution sparked the “Arab Spring” revolts across North Africa and the Middle East, is again making history, holding its first-ever democratic election. Tunisians are turning out in huge numbers Sunday, and expressing excitement and pride at the chance to choose among multiple political parties for the first time since independence in 1956. The […]

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Large Turnout in Tunisia’s First Democratic Polls

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Tunisia, whose revolution sparked the “Arab Spring” revolts across North Africa and the Middle East, is again making history, holding its first-ever democratic election. Tunisians are turning out in large numbers, and expressing excitement and pride at the chance to choose among multiple political parties for the first time since independence in 1956. More than […]

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