The radical Islamists of Tunisia's Ansar al-Sharia movement on their website asked their supporters not to attend a rally planned in the city of Kairouan, a day after vowing to defy a government ban on the planned rally.
Latest update: 08/11/2012
Four more years: Will a re-elected Obama be emboldened?
After winning re-election, Barack Obama might just have a stronger hand as he negotiates a deal on the country's debt. So argues François Picard’s panel, which points to a US election vote that favoured moderates over hardliners.
- Steven ERLANGER, New York Times Paris Bureau Chief;
- Stéphanie ANTOINE, France 24 Business Editor;
- Christopher DICKEY, Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Regional Editor, Newsweek;
- Denis DEMONPION, Le Nouvel Observateur;
and our correspondents:
- Laura BAINES in Washington;
- Nathan KING in New York;
- Philip CROWTHER in Boston.
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Programme prepared and produced by Shamira Muhammad, Yann Pusztai and Mary Colombel