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Tunisians Head to Polls Amid Concerns Over Economy, Security

Tunisians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new assembly, in the second free election since the uprising that ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011. The vote is seen as a test of the transition to democracy amid a region in turmoil. The town of Sidi Bouzid is where the first seed of the Arab uprisings was sown when street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest at local officials. Nearly four years on, Tunisia is about to take the next step on in its...

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