Tunisia lifts state of emergency, three years after revolt

By Reuters | Thu, 6 Mar 2014 12:45 PM

TUNIS, March 6 (Reuters) - Tunisia has lifted a state of emergency three years after it was imposed, in a largely symbolic move to show security is improving in the North African state.

Since the 2011 uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisian security forces have been battling militants from the hard-line Islamist movement Ansar al-Sharia, one of the radical groups to emerge after Ben ...

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