Latest update: 14/01/2013
Tunisia: Two years after the Jasmine revolution
Two years after Tunisian revolutionaries succeeded in bringing about regime change, many in the birthplace of the uprising are now wondering whether the bloody struggle was worth it. Also, the leader that they ousted may be gone but he is far from forgotten. Tunisian officials are still doing what they can to get their hands on the exiled Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
Finally, if you have ever been on a train and thought it was a trek to find the dining car, then Mauritania’s mammoth locomotive would most certainly test your patience. It is one of the longest trains in the world.