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Arab Spring's first vote is held

The first election of the Arab Spring is taking place in Tunisia.

It follows the popular uprising which swept away the country's autocratic ruler, Zine al Abidine Ben Ali, from power.

More than seven million people are eligible to vote.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

  • 23 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa
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