Latest News Wires Former minister wins Tunisian presidential election, as violence breaks out

Protests erupted in Hamma after Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's run-off.

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Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi has won Tunisia's first free presidential election, official results showed on Monday, the final step in a transition to democracy after an uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.