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Both leading candidates in Tunisia's first free presidential election since the 2011 revolution sparked the Arab Spring predicted a runoff as each claimed to be ahead after Sunday's vote
TUNIS - Reuters
Tunisians went to the polls to vote for their first directly elected president, in the final step to be taken to full democracy after the 2011 revolution that ended the rule of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses said on Nov. 20, in the latest violence to hit the restive region.
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
A record 1,020 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, the government said Nov. 20, scuppering multiple efforts by authorities to curb the slaughter of the endangered species.
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
Sudan summoned the head of the UN-African Mission in Darfur Friday over reports government troops had carried out a mass rape in the war-torn region, a foreign ministry official said.
OUAGADOUGOU - Reuters
Authorities in Burkina Faso named former foreign minister Michel Kafando as transitional president on Nov. 17 in a key step towards returning the West African country to democracy
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
A suicide bomb attack killed 47 students and injured 79 others on Nov. 10 as they gathered for morning assembly at their school in northeast Nigeria, a massacre likely carried out by Boko Haram, police told AFP.
BENGHAZI - Agence France-Presse
Libya has released nine Turks who had been captured by the army and handed them over to representatives from Ankara, a government statement said
South African prosecutors on Nov. 10 aid that their request to appeal Oscar Pistorius's manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence would be heard on December 9.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders said on Nov. 13 it would begin unprecedented trials within a month on Ebola drugs and blood from survivors using patients in west Africa.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
South African prosecutors on Tuesday appealed the verdict and sentence of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who was last month handed a five-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend.
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