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Tunisia's Essebsi Wins First Presidential Round, Heads for Runoff

Tunisian secularist leader Beji Caid Essebsi beat incumbent President Moncef Marzouki in the first round of landmark presidential elections, but the two men will have to meet again in a December runoff, early results showed on Tuesday. Essebsi, from the Nidaa Tounes party, got 39.46 percent in Sunday's poll, short of the needed overall majority but ahead of Marzouki, who got 33.4 percent, according to the figures. The vote for Tunisia's first directly-elected president marks...

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