Sunday, February 27, 2011

Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi resigns over protests

 Mohammed Ghannouchi was seen as too closely linked to the old regime Continue reading the main story

Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced on state TV that he is resigning - a key demand of demonstrators.

He was speaking at a news conference in Tunis, after making a lengthy speech defending his record in government.

Mr Ghannouchi is seen as being too close to former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, who was toppled in an uprising last month

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