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Policeman dies as jobs protests in central Tunisia continue

Protests continue in Kasserine and several other Tunisian cities including the capital as people demonstrate against unemployment and the country’s

Protests continue in Kasserine and several other Tunisian cities including the capital as people demonstrate against unemployment and the country’s

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[Long read] Tunisia's revolutionary spirit, four years on

Students, the unemployed, lawyers, internet dissidents…they were all actors in the Tunisian Revolution. More than four years after the fall of Ben

Students, the unemployed, lawyers, internet dissidents…they were all actors in the Tunisian Revolution. More than four years after the fall of Ben

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Spanish victims of Tunis museum attack are repatriated

A plane carrying the bodies of two Spanish victims of the Tunis museum attack has arrived in Barcelona. Survivors have also travelled home after

A plane carrying the bodies of two Spanish victims of the Tunis museum attack has arrived in Barcelona. Survivors have also travelled home after

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Tunisia marks independence day in defiance of attacks

Thousands of Tunisians have turned out to mark Independence day showing their defiance against the militants who attacked the Bardo museum earlier this week.

Thousands of Tunisians have turned out to mark Independence day showing their defiance against the militants who attacked the Bardo museum earlier this week.

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Protests erupt in Tunisia to denounce the museum attacks

In the wake of the deadly museum siege in the Tunisian capital, many residents turned out in support of the police and against the attackers.

In the wake of the deadly museum siege in the Tunisian capital, many residents turned out in support of the police and against the attackers.

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Tunisians protest against terrorism in Tunis

An anti-terrorism protest has drawn large crowds in Tunis, it comes after an attack by Islamist insurgents which killed four soldiers.

An anti-terrorism protest has drawn large crowds in Tunis, it comes after an attack by Islamist insurgents which killed four soldiers.

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Strike and protests on Tunisia-Libya border amid anger over tax

A strike has shut up shops and offices in large parts of southern Tunisia, bordering Libya. It follows clashes between police and protesters on

A strike has shut up shops and offices in large parts of southern Tunisia, bordering Libya. It follows clashes between police and protesters on

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Deadly protests in Tunisia amid anger over border tax

A general strike has been declared in Tunisia’s flashpoint Tataouine region on Tuesday after clashes between protesters and security forces left at

A general strike has been declared in Tunisia’s flashpoint Tataouine region on Tuesday after clashes between protesters and security forces left at

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Three years in, Tunisia's revolution still struggles

Political tension has once again gripped Tunisia with hundreds of protesters taking to the streets of Tunis on Wednesday (April 16) to condemn what

Political tension has once again gripped Tunisia with hundreds of protesters taking to the streets of Tunis on Wednesday (April 16) to condemn what

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Tunisia MPs condemn "light" verdicts for Ben Ali officials

A dozen Tunisian MPs have frozen their membership at the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) to condemn the reduced sentences received by top

A dozen Tunisian MPs have frozen their membership at the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) to condemn the reduced sentences received by top

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Tunisia: clashes after police block market sellers

There have been angry clashes in the Tataouine governate in Southern Tunisia after market sellers were prevented from setting up stalls by

There have been angry clashes in the Tataouine governate in Southern Tunisia after market sellers were prevented from setting up stalls by

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Police killings and political paralysis trigger Tunisia protests

The killing of seven policemen and political paralysis have brought thousands of Tunisians onto the streets in protest. Many marched on Thursday in

The killing of seven policemen and political paralysis have brought thousands of Tunisians onto the streets in protest. Many marched on Thursday in

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Political limbo and bloodshed mark election anniversary in Tunisia

Exactly two years since Tunisia’s first free elections, violence and political tension have marked the anniversary. In the Sidi Bouzid region in

Exactly two years since Tunisia’s first free elections, violence and political tension have marked the anniversary. In the Sidi Bouzid region in

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Tunisian opposition begins week of protests

The opposition in Tunisia has begun what it hopes will be a week of mass protests to try and force the Islamist-dominated Ennahda government to step

The opposition in Tunisia has begun what it hopes will be a week of mass protests to try and force the Islamist-dominated Ennahda government to step

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Tunisia's unions threaten more protests against Islamist government

Opposition and union leaders In Tunisia are threatening to stage more street protests. They had wanted the Islamist government to step down and

Opposition and union leaders In Tunisia are threatening to stage more street protests. They had wanted the Islamist government to step down and

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Tunisian government calls for dialogue to resolve political crisis

The Tunisian government has responded to the opposition protests that have gripped the north African country. The Islamist ruling party Ennahda has

The Tunisian government has responded to the opposition protests that have gripped the north African country. The Islamist ruling party Ennahda has

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Islamist militant shot dead by police in Tunisia

An interior ministry official has confirmed Tunisian police shot dead an Islamist militant on the outskirts of the capital. The killing happened on

An interior ministry official has confirmed Tunisian police shot dead an Islamist militant on the outskirts of the capital. The killing happened on

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Tunisia: Mass rallies for and against Islamist government

Tens of thousands of Tunisians have been demonstrating in support of the country’s Islamist led government. Supporters of the ruling Ennahda party

Tens of thousands of Tunisians have been demonstrating in support of the country’s Islamist led government. Supporters of the ruling Ennahda party

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Tunisian opposition politician shot dead in Tunis

Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, who belonged to the nationalist and secular Popular Party, was shot dead outside his house in the

Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, who belonged to the nationalist and secular Popular Party, was shot dead outside his house in the

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Tunisia's Larayedh predicts democratic progress

Ali Larayedh, the head of the Tunisian government, was in Brussels on June 25, to see the European Commission and Council presidents, as well as the

Ali Larayedh, the head of the Tunisian government, was in Brussels on June 25, to see the European Commission and Council presidents, as well as the

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Post "Arab Spring" Tunisia still in turmoil

Two years after the “Arab Spring”, which saw the fall of the old regime and brought democracy to Tunisia, life remains difficult for a large part of

Two years after the “Arab Spring”, which saw the fall of the old regime and brought democracy to Tunisia, life remains difficult for a large part of

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Topless protesters in Tunis

Three activists have been arrested in Tunis after staging the first ever bare-breasted protest in an Arab country. The women, from the Femen

Three activists have been arrested in Tunis after staging the first ever bare-breasted protest in an Arab country. The women, from the Femen

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Femen stages topless protest in Tunisia

Tunisian police seized three foreign activists who disrobed in front of the Ministry of Justice on Wednesday to protest against the jailing of a

Tunisian police seized three foreign activists who disrobed in front of the Ministry of Justice on Wednesday to protest against the jailing of a