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Tunisia's presidential vote pits professor vs. prisoner

Sep. 29, 2019 5:51 AM EDT

NABEUL, Tunisia (AP) — The professor refuses to campaign for president and the prisoner cannot, yet both are running for Tunisia's highest office. Tunisian voters sent two political outsiders into the presidential runoff, forcing a choice between an obscure conservative law professor who believes Tunisians...

Jailed Tunisia magnate optimistic about winning presidency

Sep. 22, 2019 5:51 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Jailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui said he's "reasonably optimistic" about winning Tunisia's presidential runoff, where he is facing independent law professor Kais Saied. They beat out two dozen other candidates in the first-round of voting on Sept. 15. No date has been set yet for the...