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Campaign begins for Tunisia polls

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 17:16

Campaigning begins in Tunisia for the country's first elections since the revolution in January which ousted Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
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Ex-Libya PM 'jailed in Tunisia'

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 20:18

Libya's former Prime Minister, al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, has been arrested in Tunisia and sentenced to six months in jail, officials say.
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Police battle Tunisian migrants

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 14:18
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Lampedusa

Italian riot police clash with hundreds of Tunisian migrants during a protest against conditions at a reception centre on the island of Lampedusa.
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Deadly clashes in Tunisian town

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 16:06

A girl dies and four other people are wounded as police clash with crowds in a provincial Tunisian town, officials say.
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Tunisia police battle protesters

Monday, August 15th 2011, 15:56

Police use tear gas and truncheons to break up an unauthorised rally in Tunisia as protesters complain of lack of reform since the January uprising.
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Tunisia security chief acquitted

Friday, August 12th 2011, 14:30

Tunisia's former security chief is acquitted of forging passports for ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family when they fled in January.
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Tunisia's ex-leader found guilty

Friday, July 29th 2011, 10:21

Tunisia's ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, his daughter and son-in-law are given jail terms in absentia over corrupt property deals.
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Libyan rebels 'capture key town'

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 14:43
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan rebels say they have seized the strategically important town of Ghazaya near the Tunisian border after heavy fighting with Col Gaddafi's forces.
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Boy shot dead in Tunisia protests

Monday, July 18th 2011, 11:18
related places: Sidi Bouzid

A 14-year-old boy is killed during protests in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid, where unrest began last December, police say.
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Fire kills Tunisia jail-breakers

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 15:41

Two Tunisian prisoners trying to escape suffocate after setting their mattresses on fire, officials say.
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Ben Ali found guilty in drug case

Monday, July 4th 2011, 16:23
related places: Tunis

Tunisia's ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali is convicted on charges of possessing illegal drugs and weapons after a one-day trial in Tunis.
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Tunisian ex-president sentenced

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 1:43

A Tunisian court sentences ousted President Ben Ali and his wife in absentia to 35 years in prison for embezzlement and misusing public funds.
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Tunisia leader 'duped to leave'

Monday, June 20th 2011, 13:40

The lawyer representing former Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali claims the ousted leader was "deceived into leaving for Saudi Arabia".
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Ex-Tunisian leader trial begins

Monday, June 20th 2011, 9:28

The trial in absentia of ousted Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali begins, a day after he denied all charges against him.
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Perfect symbol?

Friday, June 17th 2011, 0:56

Doubts surface over Tunisia's revolutionary 'martyr'
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Tunisia defends 'heavy-handed' tourist adverts

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 19:15

Tunisia defends a controversial advertising campaign to attract tourists who deserted the country after its uprising in January.
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Libya rebels edge west at Misrata

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 2:26
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi edge west from the city of Misrata, while fresh explosions rock the capital Tripoli overnight.
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Tunisian ex-president to be tried

Monday, June 13th 2011, 23:17

Tunisia's ousted President Ben Ali, who fled to Saudi Arabia in January, is to go on trial in absentia on 20 June on conspiracy and other charges.
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Brothers in arms

Monday, June 13th 2011, 16:26
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan rebels smuggling weapons through Tunisia
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Tunisia announces election delay

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 16:08

Tunisia's interim government delays the country's first elections by three months, scheduling the vote for an assembly to rewrite the constitution for October.
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Tunisia: Migrants feared drowned

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 18:17

Scores of migrants are feared to have drowned off Tunisia's coast after a boat from Libya destined for Europe capsized, officials say.
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'Fears for migrants' off Tunisia

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 15:02

More than 200 mainly African migrants are missing after a boat trying to reach Europe breaks down off Tunisia's coast, Tunisian state news says.
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Tunisian clashes 'destroy camp'

Friday, May 27th 2011, 13:21
related countries: Libya Libya

A camp in Tunisia for people fleeing the conflict in Libya is nearly completely destroyed in deadly clashes also involving local residents, the UN says.
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