The vote comes two weeks after the first round of a presidential election that swept aside traditional political parties in favour of independent candidates, a trend likely to be repeated in the ballot for MPs.
Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive and President Ashraf Ghani's top opponent, claims victory after first round of voting in presidential poll. But, Ghani's running mate Amrullah Saleh says Ghani had won a clear first-ballot victory.
Hundreds of Egyptians staged protests in Cairo and other cities against President Abdel Fattah el Sisi, as #TahrirSquare hashtag became a trending topic on Twitter shortly after the protests began.
Donald Trump cannot drag the US into another war ahead of an election and Iran is suffering from a crumbling economy and an increasingly frustrated populace.
Tunisia is the only Arab country to have emerged with a viable civil society and democracy after the Arab Spring, but the system is on the ropes as authoritarianism casts its shadow over the country.
Kais Saied, a law professor, and Nabil Karoui, a media mogul, will face off in the October runoff election according to an exit poll by Sigma Conseil.
Tunisians cast votes in a highly competitive presidential election to punish the political elite amid widespread discontent at economic hardship eight years into the 2011 revolution.
Donald Trump has one less hawk in his administration, that much is certain. What is unclear is whether it means a less combative foreign policy with countries like Iran or Venezuela.
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Nothing is certain in Tunisia's presidential election, only the second since the 'Arab Spring'.
US and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by the top US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad leading the discussions to end the Afghan war.
A demonstrator was shot at a banned march in the eastern city of Goma. Police forces try to break up marches in different cities of the country.
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