Ruling Tunisia party insists on status quo

Posted: February 8, 2013 at 2:46 a.m.

New political uncertainties gripped Tunisia on Thursday, a day after officials moved to contain the fallout from the assassination of a leading opposition figure. A plan to reshape the Islamist-led administration in favor of a national-unity government encountered strong resistance as protesters again demonstrated on the streets of the capital and elsewhere.

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