People fleeing tear gas in Tunis
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Tunisia: Tear gas used in new anti-government protests

New protests have broken out on the streets of Tunisia's capital, hours before the expected announcement of a new national unity government.

Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse several hundred demonstrators calling for the party of ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to relinquish power.

  • 17 Jan 2011
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