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Exit polls indicate that Essebsi has won the Tunisian presidential election

Beji Caid Essebsi, of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) party, has declared victory in the run-off round of the Tunisia presidential election as several exit polls show him ahead of Congress for the Republic’s Moncef Marzouki (who has not conceded).   267 more words

Elections

What not to miss in Marrakech

It can be a little overwhelming visiting Marrakech; a labyrnth of souks, market squares, quaint little riads and lots of spices! I read a lot of guidebooks which all told me the best thing I could do was enter the old town and ‘get lost’ in the souks. 504 more words

Travel

Grandad’s WWII Diary - Monday 24th August - Tuesday 1st September 1942

Click here for entry for Tuesday 18th August – Sunday 23rd August 1942

Monday August 24

Day 505

Wrote all morning.  Down on beach.

Tuesday August 25… 154 more words

New Zealand

Sudan Feels Vindicated as ICC Plans to Drop Darfur Investigation

According to VOA,Sudan’s Minister of Information, Ahmed Bilal, has said President Omar al-Bashir feels vindicated now that the International Criminal Court prosecutor has said she wants to stop her investigation in Darfur, at least for now. 476 more words

NORTH AFRICA

RTW Trip Fes to the Desert in Merzouga, Morocco Day 35: Bye, bye bedbugs

Another day in Fes meant another day at Cafe Clock Restaurant.  We literally spent hours there, as it was relaxing, and the food sort of made me forget about my incredible itchiness all over my body. 310 more words

Morocco

Sudan Feels Vindicated as ICC Hints at Dropping Darfur Probe

Sudan’s Minister of Information, Ahmed Bilal, has said President Omar al-Bashir feels vindicated now that the International Criminal Court prosecutor has said she wants to stop her investigation in Darfur, at least for now. 474 more words

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