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Essibsi wins Tunisian presidency, exit polls show

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essibsi is the apparent winner of Sunday's presidential election, exit polls showed late Sunday.

The polling firm Sigma Conseil said Essibsi is set to win 55.5 per cent of the vote, compared to 44...

Haiti names interim prime minister

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Minister of Health Florence Duperval Guillaume has been designated interim prime minister to replace Laurent Lamothe, who resigned a week ago Saturday.

Guillaume's designation was announced in an email signed by Enex Jean...

Israel attacks Gaza to retaliate for rogue rocket

JERUSALEM--The border between Israel and the Gaza Strip remained tense Sunday after attacks over the weekend that showed how fragile the cease-fire is since the summer's war between Israeli troops and Hamas.

A rocket launched into Israel on ...