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Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned on Friday but was immediately reappointed to choose a new 'broad-based' cabinet.

Tunisia is embroiled in a constitutional crisis as the country's prime minister and president argue over who commands the country's security forces.

Turkey's Erdogan fires trade minister in <em>Cabinet</em> <em>reshuffle</em>

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Turkey's Erdogan fires trade minister in Cabinet reshuffle

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has removed the trade minister from his post and replaced him with Mehmet Mus.

Tunisia’s president rejects parliamentary bid to establish constitutional court

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Tunisia’s president rejects parliamentary bid to establish constitutional court

The constitution adopted during the country’s democratic transition in 2011 outlines the need for a constitutional court to be set up within a ...

Turkey's Erdogan to make <em>cabinet</em> changes 'in coming days'

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Turkey's Erdogan to make cabinet changes 'in coming days'

AKP deputy head Mahir Unal said there will be a 'new adjustment to the team' working with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Jordan prime minister announces major government reshuffle

Jordan has suffered economic hardships following the coronavirus crisis.

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Algeria used 'repressive tactics' during Hirak protests: Amnesty International

Dozens of Algerian protesters, journalists, and activists have been arrested, wrongfully prosecuted, and sometimes tortured.

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Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

The move was a key demand by the International Monetary Fund.

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Algeria's president appeases protesters with pardons, calls early polls

Algeria's president pardoned jailed anti-government activists and announced early elections.

Tunisia PM fires five ministers amid growing constitutional crisis

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Tunisia PM fires five ministers amid growing constitutional crisis

The Tunisian premier is at odds with the President Kais Saied over a cabinet reshuffle.

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Fresh Tunisia protests break out in impoverished south

Youths blocked roads in Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine region to protest the government's inability to provide work and investment.

Sudan announces new <em>cabinet</em> with ex-rebels as ministers

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Sudan announces new cabinet with ex-rebels as ministers

The shake-up added two ministers from the military, with the remaining coming from Sudan's Forces Freedom and Change, the movement that led the ...

Blinken presses China on Uighurs in first call

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Blinken presses China on Uighurs in first call

The new US Secretary of State's first phone call with China took on the topic of the country's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

US designates Myanmar military takeover a 'coup'

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US designates Myanmar military takeover a 'coup'

The United States has called the military takeover and subsequent detainment of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar a 'coup'.

Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

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Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

Myanmar's sanctioned military chief, accused of directing the Rohingya 'genocide', is now the country's de-facto ruler.

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Tunisian president's aide hospitalised after opening suspect letter

Nadia Akacha, the Tunisian president's chief of staff has been hospitalised after handling a suspicious letter addressed to head of state

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Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

Hundreds of protesters faced off against riot police outside the Tunisian parliament as lawmakers inside confirmed a cabinet ...

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Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

Hundreds gathered near the heavily-guarded parliament on Tuesday, as lawmakers held a debate inside on a list of new ministers for key ...

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Why Tunisia's disenfranchised youth are taking to the streets

In-depth: A groundswell of youth unrest has swept across Tunisia, fuelled by economic frustration and the broken promises of the post-revolution ...

New anti-government protests after wounded Tunisian dies

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New anti-government protests after wounded Tunisian dies

Protesters clashed with police in the central Tunisian town of Sbeitla, after a young man hit by a teargas canister during clashes last week ...

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Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

The protests come as the North African nation struggles to stem the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled the economy and threatened to ...

UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

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UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

Special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived at Aden airport, where he expressed his condolences and emphasised the need for a solution to the ...

Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

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Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

At least two explosions were heard near the Shakra High School building in Abyan, where the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly set up base.

Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

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Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

Yemeni Interior Minister Ibrahim Haidan said the speedy reopening of the airport underscored "the determination of the government to overcome ...

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