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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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Tunisians protest two years after Ben Ali's demise

Thousands of Tunisians have taken to the streets in protest against the Islamist-led government, exactly two years after President Ben Ali was

Thousands of Tunisians have taken to the streets in protest against the Islamist-led government, exactly two years after President Ben Ali was

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Ben Ali loot to be auctioned in Tunisia

The Tunisian state is trying to claw back some of the Ben Ali family’s ill-gotten gains by selling off the bling they amassed with the people’s

The Tunisian state is trying to claw back some of the Ben Ali family’s ill-gotten gains by selling off the bling they amassed with the people’s

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Tunisian Islamists seek purge of Ben Ali loyalists

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to call for members of the former regime to be rooted out of key parts of Tunisian

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to call for members of the former regime to be rooted out of key parts of Tunisian

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Tunisian court gives Ben Ali life

A Tunisian military court has sentenced ousted president, Zine al-Abadine Ben Ali in absentia to life imprisonment for complicity in the deaths of

A Tunisian military court has sentenced ousted president, Zine al-Abadine Ben Ali in absentia to life imprisonment for complicity in the deaths of

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Tunisia's Ben Ali receives second life sentence 

A Tunisian military court has sentenced ousted president, Zine al-Abadine Ben Ali to life in absentia for his role in the killing of protesters in

A Tunisian military court has sentenced ousted president, Zine al-Abadine Ben Ali to life in absentia for his role in the killing of protesters in

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Tunisia: Ben Ali sentenced for inciting murder

A military court has sentenced ousted Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia, for inciting violence and

A military court has sentenced ousted Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia, for inciting violence and

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Military court hands Tunisia's Ben Ali 20 years in jail

A military court on Wednesday sentenced former Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in absentia to 20 years in jail for the deaths of

A military court on Wednesday sentenced former Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in absentia to 20 years in jail for the deaths of

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Tunisia's Marzouki: 'We want no Baath flag over our country'

Two months after taking power, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki faces multiple challenges. His top priorities are to restore security and to solve

Two months after taking power, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki faces multiple challenges. His top priorities are to restore security and to solve

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Tunisia one year on: "Our revolution is not over yet"

They gathered in their thousands, in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Tunisians have been marking the first anniversary of the ousting of President

They gathered in their thousands, in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Tunisians have been marking the first anniversary of the ousting of President

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Tunisia: Pride and despair one year after revolt

The Arab Spring is one year old and they have been celebrating in the place where it all started – Tunisia.   People gathered in Bourguiba Avenue in

The Arab Spring is one year old and they have been celebrating in the place where it all started – Tunisia.   People gathered in Bourguiba Avenue in

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Daily struggles for Tunisia one year after uprising

It has been one year since a revolution in Tunisia sparked a wave of similar uprisings across the Middle East known as the Arab Spring, but some

It has been one year since a revolution in Tunisia sparked a wave of similar uprisings across the Middle East known as the Arab Spring, but some

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Tunisia one year on: Bouazizi's legacy

It was exactly one year ago today when a 26-year-old Tunisian street vendor in the town of Sidi Bouzid set himself on fire after police confiscated

It was exactly one year ago today when a 26-year-old Tunisian street vendor in the town of Sidi Bouzid set himself on fire after police confiscated

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Tunisians 'bury' November 7th

Tunisians have marked the anniversary of November 7th (the day when President Ben Ali took power and promised an era of change). They held a funeral

Tunisians have marked the anniversary of November 7th (the day when President Ben Ali took power and promised an era of change). They held a funeral

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Massive turnout for Tunisia's historic poll

Long queues at almost all polling stations indicated this was a special election in Tunisia. Officials claim the turnout in the country’s first free

Long queues at almost all polling stations indicated this was a special election in Tunisia. Officials claim the turnout in the country’s first free

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Ennahda leader heckled at first free elections

Tunisia’s interim Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi arrived to vote in the country’s first free election. It comes ten months after a vegetable

Tunisia’s interim Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi arrived to vote in the country’s first free election. It comes ten months after a vegetable

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Voting begins in historic election in Tunisia

Almost four million Tunisians have registered to vote in their country’s first ever democratic elections. As the polls opened on Sunday, people

Almost four million Tunisians have registered to vote in their country’s first ever democratic elections. As the polls opened on Sunday, people

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Mother of Tunisia Arab Spring martyr appeals to new government

The mother of the Tunisian man whose death inspired the Arab Spring is urging politicians not to forget her son’s sacrifice. As Tunisia holds its

The mother of the Tunisian man whose death inspired the Arab Spring is urging politicians not to forget her son’s sacrifice. As Tunisia holds its

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EU delegation impressed by Tunisia election preparations

Tunisians go to the polls today in the country’s first election since the fall of former President Ben Ali’s regime in January. They’re choosing an

Tunisians go to the polls today in the country’s first election since the fall of former President Ben Ali’s regime in January. They’re choosing an

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Tunisia prepares for historic elections

Tunisians will vote for a new government in the country’s first general election since President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in January

Tunisians will vote for a new government in the country’s first general election since President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in January

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Tunisian parties woo women before Sunday poll

The main contenders in Tunisia’s first free election since the fall of former leader Ben Ali have held their final campaign rallies. Sunday’s vote

The main contenders in Tunisia’s first free election since the fall of former leader Ben Ali have held their final campaign rallies. Sunday’s vote

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Tunisia's post-revolution election

Tunisians will experience free elections this weekend, the first since their 50 years of living under the rule of a single party. Ten months after

Tunisians will experience free elections this weekend, the first since their 50 years of living under the rule of a single party. Ten months after

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Tunisian court clears ex-security chief over Ben Ali's escape

Tunisia’s ex-security chief has been cleared of forging passports for ousted President Ben Ali and his family. Ali al-Seriati still faces other more

Tunisia’s ex-security chief has been cleared of forging passports for ousted President Ben Ali and his family. Ali al-Seriati still faces other more

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Ben Ali and wife sentenced to 35 years by Tunis court

Former Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced, in absentia, to 35 years in jail by a court in Tunis. His wife, Leila

Former Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced, in absentia, to 35 years in jail by a court in Tunis. His wife, Leila

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Tunis tries Ben Ali in absentia

The trial of former Tunisian president Ben Ali has opened in Tunis. The man who ruled Tunisia for 23 years fled to Saudi Arabia on January 14 after

The trial of former Tunisian president Ben Ali has opened in Tunis. The man who ruled Tunisia for 23 years fled to Saudi Arabia on January 14 after

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Ben Ali trial date set for June 20

Tunisia’s ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali is to be tried in absentia on June 20. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia in January but is likely to

Tunisia’s ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali is to be tried in absentia on June 20. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia in January but is likely to

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Tunisian election delayed once more

Tunisia’s first election since the overthrow of President Ben Ali has been put back yet again raising fears of violence in the country. The interim

Tunisia’s first election since the overthrow of President Ben Ali has been put back yet again raising fears of violence in the country. The interim

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Hamdi trial dismissed in Tunisia

Colleagues of the Tunisian policewoman whose alleged slap was one of the triggers for the Tunisian revolution have celebrated the dismissal of her

Colleagues of the Tunisian policewoman whose alleged slap was one of the triggers for the Tunisian revolution have celebrated the dismissal of her

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Tunisia ousted president's party dissolved

Jubilant demonstrators gathered in the court buildings in Tunis. They were celebrating the ruling by a judge to dissolve the political party of

Jubilant demonstrators gathered in the court buildings in Tunis. They were celebrating the ruling by a judge to dissolve the political party of

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Tunisian court dissolves party of deposed leader

A court in Tunisia has ruled to dissolve the Constitutional Democratic Rally (RCD), the former governing party of Tunisia’s deposed leader Zine El

A court in Tunisia has ruled to dissolve the Constitutional Democratic Rally (RCD), the former governing party of Tunisia’s deposed leader Zine El