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Guinea President Alpha Conde's last campaign rally ahead of an Oct. 11 election was cancelled on Friday due to security concerns, a day after his supporters clashed with opposition backers, leaving at least one dead and 20 injured. "The rally that we planned to receive the president today was cancelled to preserve peace and calm," Conde's campaign manager Ibrahima Kassory Fofana told a private radio station. Analysts predict disputes over election preparations and the eventual results may ignite ethnic violence between supporters of Conde and his main rival Cellou Dalein Diallo in a country with a history of poll violence.
OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Tunisian coalition of workers, employers, human rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for pulling the country that sparked the Arab Spring back onto a path toward democracy and preventing it from descending into civil war.