Tunisia has imposed a nationwide curfew in an attempt to halt growing unrest. This after a week of increasingly violent demonstrations that have spread across the country. The violence comes amid deep frustration over high unemployment.
Is Tunisia, the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring, slipping back into repression and chaos? Tim Sebastian meets Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui.
Hailemariam's resignation comes amid protracted anti-government protests that have left hundreds dead and tens of thousands detained. He will continue in his role until the "power transition is completed."
Tunisians have taken to the streets of several cities including the capital in a third night of violent protests. The government has vowed to crack down.
Protesters have lit flares and shouted anti-government slogans on the seventh anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising. Anti-austerity rallies have slammed a government decision to raise taxes amid an economic slump.
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