People react after exit poll results were announced in a second round runoff of the presidential election in Tunis. Reuters
Jailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui said he’s “reasonably optimistic” about winning Tunisia’s presidential runoff, where he is facing independent law professor Kais Saied.
Tunisians cast ballots on Sunday to choose their next president in an election that has raised hard tests for the young democracy as voters rejected established politicians and a major candidate spent weeks behind bars.
George Papadopoulos, the first Trump campaign aide charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, disavowed his guilty plea in a book released on Tuesday, claiming he was unfairly pressured into cutting a deal.
The parliamentary race is expected to be fought closely by the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, the more secular Tahya Tounes party of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, and the Nidaa Tounes party led by Hafedh Caid Essebsi, the president’s son.
The Indian Air Force said on Twitter, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. An Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.”
Timings, days off at Dubai schools to change; Abu Dhabi private schools to follow new working days’ schedule; flexible working hours for employees; private companies to have flexibility to choose their working week
The students from Oldham Academy North were shown conducting their Friday prayers on the pavement after a teacher reportedly asked them to leave the classroom during lunchtime.