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Tunisia forces fight presidential guards at palace

Tunisian special forces fought a heavy gun battle with members of the ousted president's security force on Sunday.

Tunisia plans unity govt to quell violence

Tunisia's new leadership moved to form a coalition government to gain the upper hand over violent looters and quell arson and shooting.

Tunisia prime minister holds coalition talks

Hundreds of soldiers patrolled the streets of the Tunisian capital on Saturday where the prime minister was due to meet opposition parties.

Tunisia protests: ‘The street has spoken’

Tunisia's new leader promised order would be restored while he attempts to form a coalition to take the country to elections.

Gunshots and tear gas disperse Tunisia protest

Gunshots rang out and police fired tear gas to disperse protesters demanding the resignation of Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on Friday.

Tunisian leader bows to unrest, sets departure date

Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, facing the worst unrest of his rule, said on Thursday he would not run again when his term ends in 2014.

Violent clashes spread to centre of Tunisian capital

Gunshots were heard in Tunis on Thursday, a Reuters reporter said, after one man was killed in clashes with police in the city overnight.

Africa seeks $40-billion a year in climate aid

Rich nations at the Copenhagen climate summit should commit -billion a year in new money to help Africa tackle the consequences of global warming.

Tunisian president in landslide election victory

Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has won a fifth term in office by a massive margin, near-complete results from the poll showed on Monday.

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