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Tunisia’s Presidential Election to Be Decided in Runoff

published about 5 hours ago
The two front-runners, President Moncef Marzouki and former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi, will face each other in another round of voting in December.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Denounces West Over Extension of Nuclear Talks

published about 7 hours ago
Reacting to the postponement, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that world powers involved in the negotiations “had failed to bring Iran to its knees.”

World Briefing: Saudi Arabia: 77 Arrested in Connection With Attack

published about 16 hours ago
Saudi Arabia said Monday that it had arrested 77 people linked to what it called a terrorist attack that killed seven people this month in the eastern part of the country.

Nuclear Deal Again Eludes U.S. and Iran

published about 17 hours ago
Nuclear Deal Again Eludes U.S. and Iran
Negotiations carried on in secret for months, but despite a thaw between the governments’ top envoys, the end result is only another extension.

World Briefing: Democratic Republic of Congo: Rebels Kill Dozens

published about 18 hours ago
The attack took place near Beni in North Kivu Province, where a mainly Ugandan rebel group has been blamed for killing more than 200 civilians since October.