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26 March 2015
18 March 2015
At least 19 people, among them 17 foreigners, were killed when gunmen attacked the National Bardo Museum, in downtown Tunis. Tunisians took to the streets to protest against terrorism.
8 January 2015
Sentenced to death for his online writing, Mauritanian blogger Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed is yet another victim of a repressive government using “apostasy” pretexts to crack down political speech.
4 January 2015
21 December 2014
Tunisians are heading to polls today to elect a new president. Political veteran Beji Caid Essebsi, aged 88, faces outgoing interim president Moncef Marzouki.
22 November 2014
On the eve of her country's presidential elections, one Tunisian expatriate suspects politics are at the root of at a rule-change by the electoral authority that prevents her from voting.
6 November 2014
5 November 2014
A high turnout, a relatively trouble-free vote and the candidates' acceptance of the results of Tunisia's October 26 election signal the country's maturing as a democracy.