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18 Jan

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Tunisia leaders resign from party

President and prime minister step down from ruling party as several opposition members resign from the new cabinet.

Last Modified: 18 Jan 2011 18:16 GMT

Africa

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 US mulled post Ben AliOpposition leaders excluded‘The Family’ of Tunisia

What’s next for Tunisia?

Timeline: Tunisia’s civil unrest

Your reaction: Tunisia’s unrest

In pictures: Troubled transition

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Haiti police probe former leader

After questioning him for hours, police escort former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier from his hotel.

Last Modified: 18 Jan 2011 17:24 GMT

Americas

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 Ex-president returns to Haiti Haiti: The same old storyHaiti poll results delay rued

One year after quake

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US ignored Tunisian corruption

Juan Cole 18 Jan 2011 07:29 GMT

Newly released diplomatic cables suggest the US was well aware of the deep-rooted corruption among Tunisia’s elite.

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Lebanon’s ticking timebomb

Matthew Cassel 18 Jan 2011 14:15 GMT

With the impending special tribunal announcements, is Lebanon destined for further instability and chaos?

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Iraq inquiry cannot publish Blair-Bush exchanges new

The Cabinet Secretary took the decision in line with a protocol set out at the beginning of the inquiry.

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Americas

Duvalier’s return ‘increases chances of arrest’

The return of exiled dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier to Haiti increases the chance of him being charged with atrocities during his rule, UN human rights officials said today.

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Bangladesh torture centre mapped

Guide drawn by former inmate shows nine cells, corridors where people were kept chained and two interrogation rooms 

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Two charged in US over AT&T iPad security breach

18 Jan 2011: Daniel Spitler and Andrew Auernheimer accused of obtaining thousands of email addresses belonging to iPad users, including top politicians and military personnel

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