Chokri Belaid

Tunisian pro-government supporters hold massive rally

Protesters hurled insults at France, accusing the former colonial ruler of interfering in the North African country`s politics.

Feb 09, 2013, 21:43 PM IST

Political crisis in Tunisia deepens

The political turmoil in Tunisia is deteriorating after the assassination of a leading opposition leader this week.

Feb 07, 2013, 19:12 PM IST

Tunisia PM sacks govt after Chokri’s assassination

Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali made the announcement in a televised address at the end of the day that saw clashes and protests over the assassination of Chokri Belaid, a prominent leftist and anti-Islamist politician.

Feb 07, 2013, 09:19 AM IST

Chokri Belaid assassinated in Tunisia, opposition calls for strike

Nationwide strike has been called by Tunisia’s opposition after Chokri Belaid, secretary general of the leftist Democratic Patriots Party, was assassinated.

Feb 06, 2013, 18:40 PM IST