Ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali
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Warrant for Tunisia's ex-President Ben Ali

Tunisia's interim government has issued an international arrest warrant for the ousted president and his wife, who fled to Saudi Arabia after a popular uprising 12 days ago.

Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and Leyla El Traboulsi are accused of abusing power to enrich themselves and of taking the money abroad.

The BBC's Dominic Kane reports.

  • 27 Jan 2011
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