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News: Tunisia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Tunisia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Tunisia: news

France holds Ben Ali 'family jet'

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 18:22
related countries: France France

French prosecutors seize a jet said to belong to the family of ousted Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
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EU sanctions on Tunisia ex-leader

Monday, January 31st 2011, 15:52

The EU freezes the assets of ousted Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben and his wife after a request from the country's new leaders.
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Islamist leader returns to Tunisia

Monday, January 31st 2011, 4:23

The leader of Tunisia's main Islamist movement has returned home after 22 years in exile following the ousting of President Ben Ali earlier this month.
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Treasure hunt

Monday, January 31st 2011, 1:28

Trying to recover the fortune of Tunisia's toppled first family
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Tunisian Islamist leader returns

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 23:48

The leader of Tunisia's main Islamist movement returns from two decades in exile but says he does not intend to stand for the presidency.
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Sudan protests 'echo Egypt unrest'

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 21:44
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir, Khartoum

There have been protests in Khartoum, with some people calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down in what appears to be an echo of recent events in Tunisia and Egypt.
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Tensions high in Tunisia clashes

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 4:21
related places: Tunis

There have been sporadic demonstrations against the Prime Minister in Tunis as the interim government struggles to restore order.
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Tunisian asks for Canada asylum

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 2:34
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian government says Belhassen Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of former Tunisian President Ben Ali, has requested refugee status in Canada.
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Canada 'to expel Tunisian tycoon'

Friday, January 28th 2011, 22:40
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian government says it is working to arrest and expel Belhassen Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of former Tunisian President Ben Ali.
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Tunisia in big cabinet reshuffle

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 22:59

Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi announces a reshuffle of the interim government in which he stays but many allies of the ousted president leave.
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Tunisia seeks arrest of Ben Ali

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 16:17

Tunisia issues an international arrest warrant for ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family.
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Clashes at Tunisia protest rally

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 10:46

Tunisian police clash with protesters, who have been camping out near the government compound demanding politicians with links to the old regime step down.
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Three killed in Egyptian protests

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 2:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt

At least three people have been killed in a day of rare anti-government protests across Egypt inspired by the uprising in Tunisia.
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'Remarkable scenes' in Cairo

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 13:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Anti-government protests have broken out in Egypt after an internet campaign inspired by the uprising in Tunisia.
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Ben Ali's properties investigated

Monday, January 24th 2011, 18:00
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The Paris state prosecutor's office says it is investigating the property assets held by ousted Tunisian leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in France.
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Tear gas fired at Tunisia protest

Monday, January 24th 2011, 11:50

Tunisian police use tear gas to disperse protesters who defied the overnight curfew to demand the prime minister resigns.
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Tunisian politicians 'detained'

Monday, January 24th 2011, 6:17

Police in Tunisia detain two politicians and a media executive close to ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, state media report, as protests continue.
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Marchers add to Tunisia pressure

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 9:35

A new protest march against Tunisia's interim government reaches the capital, adding to pressure on PM Mohamed Ghannouchi.
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Pressure on Tunisian PM increases

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 5:22

Tunisians step up calls for interim Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi to resign because of his links to the Ben Ali regime.
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Man dies in Saudi self-immolation

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 1:04
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A man dies after setting himself on fire in south-western Saudi Arabia, apparently mimicking the suicide of a man in Tunisia which provoked an anti-government uprising there.
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Tunisian PM vows to leave power

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 20:14

Tunisia's long-time PM Mohamed Ghannouchi pledges to quit politics after polls, amid calls for all figures linked to the ousted president to stand down.
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