• New tensions, worries mark Tunisia's revolution anniversary

    7 monthes ago - By National Post

    TUNIS, Tunisia - Thousands gathered Monday in Tunisia's capital as the country marked eight years since a democratic uprising ousted its long-time strongman. The rally came amid deepening economic troubles in the North African nation and resurgent anger at the revolution's unfulfilled promises.
    Unions, political parties and other civil society groups came together in Tunis to celebrate the 2011 revolution and keep up pressure on the government to improve economic opportunity in the impoverished nation.
    State workers who want an end to a salary freeze plan a general strike Thursday that...
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