Supporters of Tunisian presidential candidate Kais Saied celebrate after unofficial results of the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis. Photo: EPA-EFE

Celebrations as outsider academic Kais Saied set for landslide Tunisia presidency win, exit polls show

  • According to the Emrhold exit poll, Saied scooped 72.5 per cent of the vote, will the official result expected on Monday
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Supporters of Tunisian presidential candidate Kais Saied celebrate after unofficial results of the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui greets his supporters after being released from Mornaguia prison near the capital Tunis on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Jailed Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui freed days before election

  • Media mogul, who was runner-up in first round of polls last month, spent weeks in detention awaiting corruption trial verdict
  • Karoui will face retired professor Kais Saied in second round of voting on Sunday
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Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui greets his supporters after being released from Mornaguia prison near the capital Tunis on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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