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In other news Friday, the British government has ordered that products be tested after a major European food supplier found horse meat had been marketed as a beef ingredient. Also, police in California and Nevada continued their manhunt for Christopher…
In other news Thursday, outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta defended the military's response to the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Beghanzi. Also, a Bangladeshi man pled guilty to plotting to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in New York…
Major Political Tumult in Tunisia, 'Poster Child' for Arab Spring…
In late 2010, Tunisia became the birthplace of the Arab spring, and in January 2011, was the first in the region to oust its longtime dictator. Now opposition leader Chokri Belaid has been assassinated, sparking protests and the dissolution of…
As officials from more than 60 nations on Friday called on Syria's government to stop killings, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stressed that if the regime refused the delivery of humanitarian supplies, "it will have even more blood on its…
Post-Revolution Tunisia Attempts Painful Transition to Democracy…
By Extra DA
After 23 years of restrictions under President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, 10 Tunisian youth share their thoughts with student reporter and photographer Ahmed Medien of Speak Out Tunisia, a citizen journalism training project.
By Larisa Epatko
It's a year that will be remembered as one that ended authoritative regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. In 2011, the most-wanted fugitive in the world was killed in Pakistan and severe weather battered the global population.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad denied in a Wednesday interview that he ordered a deadly crackdown on protesters. Jeffrey Brown speaks with NPR's Deborah Amos, reporting from Beirut, about how the interview will be viewed inside Syria, the state of the…
By News Desk
Supporters of Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party celebrate in Tunis after results came out Tuesday showing the party had taken the lead. Photo by Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images. This post was updated at 10:55 a.m. ET Tunisia's moderate Islamist party Ennahda won…
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