Mehrdad Farahmand in a polling station
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Tunisia: 'Feeling of optimism amongst the voters'

Tunisia is taking another step forward in the transition to democracy by holding the first free presidential election.

More than 25 candidates are in the race, but incumbent Moncef Marzouki and anti-Islamist leader Beji Caid Essebsi are widely seen as the favourites.

Mehrdad Farahmand reports from a polling station.

  • 23 Nov 2014
  • From the section Africa
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