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  1. News - World - TUNISIA

    Tension mounts as rival protesters clash in Tunisia

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tunis Tension mounts as rival protesters clash in Tunisia Pro- and anti-government protesters clashed in two Tunisian cities yesterday, witnesses said, as tensions rose over ... thousands of demonstrators were still gathering in the southern city, the cradle of the revolt that overthrew president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. "Now many of the protesters are coming ...

  2. News - World - TUNISIA

    Thousands protest in Tunisia after secular politician slain

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:40am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tunis Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead outside his home in Tunis on Thursday in the second such assassination this year, setting off violent protests ... Thousands of people protested outside the Interior Ministry in the capital, Tunis, and a hospital in the Ariana district where Brahmi’s body had been taken after the killing. “Down with the rule ...

  3. News - World - TUNISIA

    Tunisia frees women who staged topless protest

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tunis Bowing to pressure, Tunisian court frees European women who staged topless protest EU anger helps free Femen activists A Tunisian court has released three European feminist activists who staged a topless protest in Tunis last month against the Islamist-led government. The release this week of the three women- one German and two French members the women's ...

  4. News - World - TUNISIA

    Femen activists jailed in Tunisia for topless protest

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... jailed for topless protest Three European activists with radical women's protest group Femen were handed four-month jail sentences by a Tunisian court for staging a topless anti-Islamist ... and indecency". Margaret Stern and Pauline Hillier from France and Josephine Markmann from Germany had defended themselves in court over their bare-breasted protest on May 29, a first in the Arab world ...

  5. News - World - TUNISIA

    Tunis at standstill amid clashes and Chokri Belaid funeral

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tunis Funeral, strike bring Tunis to a halt Tunisian police fired tear gas and clashed with protesters yesterday as tens of thousands joined the funeral ... in Tunis, a city paralysed by a general strike called in protest at Wednesday's assassination of the leftist leader. "With our blood and our souls we will sacrifice ourselves ...

  6. News - World - TUNISIA

    Star Wars and Pharrell Williams enlisted to help Tunisia win back tourists with image makeover

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... repeatedly disrupted by the social protests and strikes since the revolution in 2010. ...

  7. News - World - TUNISIA

    Suspect arrested in murder of Tunisian politician Brahmi

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... of the Islamist party Ennahda then in power. His murder triggered massive protests. ...

  8. News - World - TUNISIA

    Suicide bomber blows himself up in Tunisia, first such attack since 2002

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 07:26pm by Reuters

    ... behind the assassination of two secular opposition leaders this year. Those attacks set off months of protests from opposition supporters who said Ennahda had been too lenient on hardline ... the attack on the US embassy a year ago, when Islamist protesters stormed it. Al Qaeda carried out Tunisia's only previous suicide bombing in 2002 when 21 people were killed at a synagogue ...

  9. News - World - TUNISIA

    20 sentenced over attack on US embassy in Tunis

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... want to appeal. If so, we will do it," lawyer Anouar Ouled Ali said. Hundreds of Islamist protesters attacked the US mission in Tunis on September 14 after an American-made film mocking their religion was published on the internet. Four of the protesters were killed and dozens wounded in the violence, which saw the mob storm the embassy and torch a neighbouring American school. ...

  10. News - World - TUNISIA

    Tunisia's transition to democracy threatened

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 10:44am by Reuters

    ... in a bid to stave off growing unrest since the assassination of secular opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi. The moves came as Tunisian police clashed on Saturday with secular protesters demanding ... as a Salafist who it said was also responsible for the death of another opposition figure, Chokri Belaid, in February. Opposition leaders who joined the protests called for the government to resign ...




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