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Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

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FOCUS

Overfishing and the global appetite for bluefin tuna: can Tokyo turn the tide?

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MEDIAWATCH

Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

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FASHION

Who's next in Paris, an event with international ready-to-wear and fashion accessories collections

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ENCORE!

Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

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THE OBSERVERS

Muslims and Christians clean up Bangui, and violence spirals out of control in Algeria's Gardaia

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IN THE PAPERS

Is there such thing as 'telegenic' victims of war?

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IN THE PAPERS

2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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THE INTERVIEW

Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director

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Latest update 25/11/2013

Democracy in Tunisia put to the test

Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, has been wracked by political turmoil since ex-president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in 2011. After months of crisis and the assassination of two prominent opposition figures, the ruling Islamist Ennahda party is in talks with the opposition to form an interim government ahead of fresh elections.

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Moderate Islamist Ennahda party wins Tunisian vote

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Proud Tunisians vote in Arab Spring’s first election

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Tunisians crave political stability amid reigning chaos

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Tunisian 'exodus' exposes Europe's migrant quandary

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Islamist leader Ghannouchi returns to Tunisia after 22 years in exile

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Fall of secular regime paves the way for the rise of Islamic influence

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Tunisians begin weekend of national mourning for victims of anti-government protests

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Caught on camera: Key moments in the Tunisian protests

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New government frees dissidents, announces sweeping new freedoms

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Tunisian protest suicide sparks copycat protests in Algeria, Egypt

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