Aftermath of Tunisia protests following ‘coup’ that saw PM dismissed – BBC News

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Calm has returned to the streets of Tunisia after protests following the president dismissing the prime minister and freezing parliament.

A night-time curfew has been imposed after supporters and opponents of the move clashed across the country.

The largest party in parliament, Ennahda, has called for dialogue over the crisis.

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