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'Still we have nothing' - grieving mothers question Tunisia's sacrifice
More than a year after protests ended the authoritarian rule of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the glacial pace of Tunisia's economic recovery has families who lost loved ones in the revolt wondering if their sons and brothers died in vain.
March 7, 2012
Arab Spring uprisings embolden Africa's militants
Boko Haram in Nigeria, Tuareg insurgents in Mali and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb have ramped up operations since the Arab Spring. Experts are worried that the region could be further destabilised as these groups acquire more weapons and power.
February 10, 2012
Secularist parties in Egypt and Tunisia: If you can't beat the Islamists, copy them
Nursing their wounds and looking for lessons after they were comprehensively out-thought, outmanoeuvred and outvoted in parliamentary elections North African secularist parties say they won't make the same mistakes next time.
February 9, 2012