Secular party set to win Tunisia elections


TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s main secular opposition party was claiming victory on Monday over once-dominant Islamists in the country’s historic parliamentary elections. Partial results from the official election commission were expected to be released throughout the day Monday, but the Nida Tunis (Tunis Calls) party cited exit polls to say it has won more seats than any other party in the 217-member parliament. The election, in which 60 percent of Tunisia’s 5.2 million registered voters participated, will…

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Prosecutors say will appeal Pistorius verdict

JOHANNESBURG – Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentence after the Olympic runner was convicted of culpable homicide and given a five-year prison term for killing his girlfriend. The decision by South Africa’s National […]