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    Tunisia Declares State of Emergency

    Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (C) listens to speeches during a ceremony at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France, 07 April 2015. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi starts a state visit to France in the wake of attacks in Tunis and Paris.

    Reuters

    Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday, saying the country is "not safe" from extremists. The declaration gives government forces more flexibility and authority in the wake of a Islamist gun attack that killed 38 tourists last week on a beach. That includes closing down almost 80 mosques operating without official authorization and putting scores more mosques under review for possible closure.

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