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HRW demands impartial probe into Tunisia detainee deaths

Human Rights Watch Sunday called for a thorough and impartial investigation into the death of two Tunisian detainees in suspicious circumstances in separate cases. "Relatives of both men provided photographs showing marks and bruises on their faces and bodies, and said that authorities had...

Clinton claims taking responsibility in Benghazi attack

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that she has taken responsibility for the U.S. consulate attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi in 2012, which killed four American diplomats, including the ambassador. In remarks made in a testimony before a U.S. Congressional Committee on...

Tunisia's Nobel Peace Prize bolsters fragile democracy

Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet winning the Nobel Peace Prize is a breath of fresh air for a fragile emerging democracy facing serious security issues that threaten its economy. The prize comes nearly five years after a desperate Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire,...