‘Harlem Shake’ videos provoke Tunisian battles

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The “Harlem Shake” has swept up Tunisian youth, provoking attacks by conservative Muslims, condemnation by the education minister and hundreds of copycat videos.


Black smoke seen rising above US embassy in Tunis

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) – A large cloud of black smoke has risen around the U.S. embassy in Tunis where stone-throwing protesters and police are waging a pitched battle. Thousands of demonstrators have massed outside the […]


Tunisia weightlifter competes in full-body uniform

(AP) – Ghada Hassine of Tunisia became the first Olympic weightlifter to compete in a newly approved unitard covering most of her body. Rules requiring lifters to wear a uniform that doesn’t cover the arms […]



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