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Veteran Essebsi wins Tunisia's first free presidential vote

Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia) party supporters wave flags and shout slogans as they celebrate after their party's veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi (C, pictured in poster) won the country's first free presidential election, in Tunis December 22, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia) party supporters wave flags and shout slogans as they celebrate after their party's veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi (C, pictured in poster) won the country's first free presidential election, in Tunis...more

Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia) party supporters wave flags and shout slogans as they celebrate after their party's veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi (C, pictured in poster) won the country's first free presidential election, in Tunis December 22, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili
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Beji Caid Essebsi (C), Nidaa Tounes party leader, gestures outside the party headquarters in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Beji Caid Essebsi (C), Nidaa Tounes party leader, gestures outside the party headquarters in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Beji Caid Essebsi (C), Nidaa Tounes party leader, gestures outside the party headquarters in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call for Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans in Tunis December 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Anis Mili

Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call for Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call for Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili
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Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement gesture and shout slogans in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement gesture and shout slogans in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement gesture and shout slogans in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili
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Supporters of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans outside Nidaa Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Supporters of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans outside Nidaa Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Supporters of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans outside Nidaa Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Supporters of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans outside Nida Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Supporters of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans outside Nida Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Supporters of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans outside Nida Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call for Tunisia) secular party movement wave the national flag and shout slogans amidst lighted flares outside Nidaa Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call for Tunisia) secular party movement wave the national flag and shout slogans amidst lighted flares outside Nidaa Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Supporters of the Nidaa Tounes (Call for Tunisia) secular party movement wave the national flag and shout slogans amidst lighted flares outside Nidaa Tounes in Tunis December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Anis Mili
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