Tunisian police clashed with supporters of Ansar al-Sharia on Sunday in Kairouan and in the suburbs of Tunis, where some 500 followers of the radical Islamist group were protesting after their annual congress was banned.
Latest update: 09/08/2011
- Bashar al-Assad - debt - European markets - Famine - Kenya - Somalia - Syria - US markets
The World This Week - August 5th, 2011 (part 2)
Market mayhem: $2.5 trillion have been lost as global stocks plunged over the last week, the worst sell-off in two years. Laura Baines and her panel also talk about the famine in Somalia, which has reached the south of the country; and Syria where the crackdown continues with Hama under siege.
- Samir AITA, Chief Editor, Le Monde diplomatique (Arabic edition)
- Billy OKADAMERI, Africa specialist, Radio France International
- Anne-Elisabeth MOUTET, Correspondent, Sunday Telegraph