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Unrest in Tunisia: More clashes as protesters demand broader purge

Tunisia has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, who was driven from power this month by violent protests in the "Jasmine Revolution."

 
 

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Protesters from Tunisia's marginalized rural heartlands chant slogans during a demonstration outside the prime minister's office in Tunis. The prime minister appointed independents to three key posts in the country's new interim Cabinet, removing ministers from the former ruling party in a major concession to demonstrators.


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