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Co-opting the struggle for democracy
The flames of sectarian violence are fanned by governments to distract people from their democratic aspirations.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 13:25 GMT
Tunisia extends state of emergency
State of emergency, which has been in place since 2011 uprisng, is extended by eight months to June 2014.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2013 15:30 GMT
Tunisian parties fail to appoint new PM
Ruling and opposition parties remain deadlocked in talks, as political and security crisis intensifies.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2013 23:28 GMT
Suicide attack hits Tunisia resort town
Police say a man blew himself up in a town near Tunis, hurting no one, while a would-be bomber was captured in Monasti.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 18:16 GMT
National dialogue begins in Tunisia
The opposition joins talks after PM issued a written statement promising to dissolve the government in three weeks.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2013 23:16 GMT
Tunisia deal to bring end to Islamist rule
Political rivals agree on timetable for ruling coalition to quit and be replaced by government of independents.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 08:06 GMT
Tunisian singer jailed for 'insulting songs'
Rapper Klay BB.J's lawyer describes six-month prison sentence without remission as "new injustice targeting artists".
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 16:30 GMT
Tunisian journalists strike over restrictions
Journalists are protesting against press restrictions imposed by the Islamist-led government.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 12:18 GMT
Tunisia 'fighters killed' in security sweep
Killings and arrests mark clash with alleged Ansar al-Sharia members as Islamist-led government remains under pressure.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2013 21:07 GMT
Tunisia democracy faces crucial moment
As deep political standoff shows no signs of abating, will Tunisia manage to avoid the violent path Egypt has gone down?
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 11:51 GMT
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