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An absent Ben Ali on trial
A court case stemming from a trove of cash, arms and drugs begins, with deposed Tunisian president still in Saudi Arabia.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2011 11:39 GMT
Tunisia's Ben Ali goes on trial in absentia
Lawyers say they will request a postponement to prepare his defence against charges related to theft, drugs and weapons.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2011 08:15 GMT
Ben Ali to face trial in absentia
Former Tunisian president remains in Saudi Arabia as authorities in Tunis prepare charges against the long-time ruler.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2011 22:48 GMT
Post-Spring priority: Restructuring economies
Post-revolution economies may benefit from Western assistance in creating jobs for qualified, aspiring individuals.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2011 11:05 GMT
Violence and censorship fuel Tunisia tensions
Journalists beaten during protests calling for a "new revolution" and online censorship makes a comeback.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 19:44 GMT
Former Tunisia minister warns of coup risk
Former interior minister says political elite will do anything to hold power in forthcoming vote.
Last updated: 05 May 2011 18:56 GMT
New charges filed against Tunisia's Ben Ali
Ousted president is now facing a total of 18 charges including "murders and looting".
Last updated: 04 May 2011 21:38 GMT
Tunisian gender-parity 'revolution' hailed
In a regional breakthrough, parties must present equal numbers of male and female candidates in Tunisia's July vote.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 17:32 GMT
Tunisia files cases against Ben Ali
The former president, living in exile in Saudi Arabia, faces charges of voluntary manslaughter and drug trafficking.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2011 02:37 GMT
Ben Ali's condition 'serious'
The 74-year-old ousted Tunisian president, exiled in Saudi Arabia, is said to be in a coma following a stroke.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2011 02:25 GMT
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