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17 Jan

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Tunisia in a fragile state

Published 17 January 2011 11:31 306 Views
There are still security concerns in Tunisia, even though the overnight curfew has been lifted in the Capital. Some citizens are concerned and remain skeptical about the current government, despite Ben Ali having left the country. Locals man barricades to protect their property, the army continues to patrol the streets, and there are reports of renewed clashes between portesters and security forces. Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from Tunis.

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Tunisia PM forms ‘unity government’

Mohamed Ghannouchi has announced the new “national unity government”, with several key posts kept by the old guard.
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2011 15:54 GMT

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Barak quits Israel’s Labor party

Defence minister and four senior members leave party to form new faction, casting fresh doubts on stalled peace talks.
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2011 09:42 GMT

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Wikileaks to ‘disclose tax dodge files’ new

Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer said he wanted to disclose details of mass tax evasion.

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Americas

General warning: Eisenhower warned of the danger of the 'military-industrial complex'

Eisenhower’s warning: He was right all along

Rupert Cornwell: Fifty years ago, Eisenhower warned of dangers of the ‘military-industrial complex’.

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