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Killing could derail fragile democracy in birthplace of the Arab Spring
Three European, female activists who protested topless outside the Tunisian Palace of Justice have been sentenced to four months in prison in Tunisia. The two French women and one German are members of the controversial Femen protest group and were charged with indecency.
Returning to Istanbul Erdogan called for the protests to end immediately and said they bordered on illegality
A young cigarette vendor has set himself on fire in Tunis, reviving memories of similar events two years ago that sparked an uprising which spread across the Arab world.
Tunisia's new Prime Minister tries to ease tension after opposition leader's murder
It grates when established foreign correspondents lay into young reporters
Supporters of Tunisia's ruling moderate Islamist party are being called to attend a pro-government rally a day after clashes between protesters and police, following the funeral of the opposition politician Chokri Belaid, whose assassination this week tipped the country to the edge of revolt.
The BA Boeing 737-400, which was on route to Tunisia, had to divert to Lyon to make an emergency landing
Diamond pen and 39 cars among thousands of luxury items from deposed Tunisian president at auction
Clashes involving Salafis; women gang-raped by police; attacks on the US embassy: hopes for democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring are fading
The leader of the North African country's largest political party talks to Robert Fisk
Niger's Hamadou Djibo Issaka received the roar of a home gold medallist from the Eton Dorney crowd as he finished 33rd and last in the men's single sculls.
Great Britain's men may have lost their third successive game at the Olympics at the hands of Argentina 32-21, but the manner of their rousing first-half performance will only have enhanced the growing popularity of handball in the country.
No one came to Libyan migrants' aid during 15 days in busy shipping channel
The BBC is to review the role of its Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen after an official report into the broadcaster’s coverage of the Arab Spring suggested he was spending too much time in the region and not enough helping with major strategic decisions on how the BBC covers the sensitive story.