Violent unrest continues in Tunisia, after a slight lull following the departure of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. Rioters attempted to storm the central bank, a prison was burned down, a Porsche dealership was looted, and the government declared a state of emergency over the entire country.
In other news, Marine Le Pen was elected the leader of the National Front in France, succeeding her father upon his retirement. Meanwhile, Greek government bonds have been downgraded by Fitch to “junk” status.
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