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Tunisia

More Tunisian protesters arrested

Tunisian police arrested 41 more protesters after fresh violent protests against austerity measures in the North African country, the interior ministry said, bringing the number of arrested to around 850.

More violent protests in Tunis

Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days, the latest protests in Tunisia against austerity measures.

Tunisia arrests another 150 including opposition leaders over unrest

Tunisian authorities arrested another 150 people including local opposition leaders over unrest against price and tax rises that prompted troop deployments to restive towns, and activists called for renewed rallies at the weekend.

Army deployed as protests continue in Tunisia

Tunisian protesters burnt down a regional national security headquarters near the Algerian border, prompting authorities to send in troops after police retreated, witnesses said, as unrest over prices and taxes continued nationwide.

Third night of protests in Tunisia

Tunisian demonstrators defied a security clampdown threat as they spilled onto the streets of the capital and at least four other towns for a third night of violent protest fuelled by economic hardship.
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