High inflation and low employment has defined Tunisian's outlook toward candidates...and the election in general.
Conservative academic Kais Saied, who is poised to become Tunisia's next president, has thanked the "young people for turning a new page" in the country's history. The independent candidate won more than 70% of the vote.
Tunisians will elect a new parliament on Sunday, and all indications point to heavy losses for establishment parties. Young, independent candidates could reap the benefits, reports Sarah Mersch from Tunis.
The moderate Islamist Ennahda party was set to win most votes at Tunisia parliamentary vote and edge out the rival Heart of Tunisia, according to exit polls. Both of the parties claimed victory ahead of official results.
Anger at Lebanon's ruling elites is spilling onto streets across the country. For a second day, tens of thousands called for the government to fall over corruption, a collapsing economy and poor services.
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