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Tunisia counts votes in historic free election

Tunisian election officials are counting votes after Sunday's election, the first free poll of the Arab Spring.
"Just as so many Tunisian citizens protested peacefully in streets and squares to claim their rights, today they stood in lines and cast their votes to determine their own future,"
- President Obama

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Tunisia counts votes in historic free election

Source: BBC, Mon October 24, 2011
Tunisian election officials are counting votes after Sunday's election, the first free poll of the Arab Spring.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Jewish Holocaust Memorial Honors Arab Muslim

Source: Voice of America, Tue April 17, 2007
Los Angeles, CA - A Jewish organization in Los Angeles has honored an Arab Muslim who saved Tunisian Jews from Nazi persecution.

Sahara’s Edge Studied From Ground, Air And Space To Improve Water Management

Source: SPX, Tue December 27, 2005
Sass, Tunisia - An international team worked on the verge of the Sahara to gather data on the ground and in the air, to be compared with imagery of the same region acquired by ESA satellites.

$100 laptop for the poor unveiled at WSIS

Source: Mail and Guardian, Sat November 19, 2005
Tunis, Tunisia - United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and a leading United States IT expert, Nicholas Negroponte, on Wednesday unveiled the bright green and yellow working prototype of a $100 laptop aimed at millions of schoolchildren in poor countries.

Tunisia Pledges to End Long Solitary Confinement

Source: Human Rights News, Wed May 04, 2005
Tunis, Tunisia - The Tunisian government promised yesterday that it will no longer place prisoners in solitary confinement for more than 10 days, Human Rights Watch said.

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