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Funeral for Tunisian politician

Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a prominent Tunisian politician. Shokri Belaid was a leading secular opponent of the Islamist-led government in the country.

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Tunisian assassin 'fled on motorcycle'

The man who shot Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid fled on a motorcycle ridden by an accomplice, authorities said.

"A man opened fire on Chokri Belaid and then fled with a second person who was waiting on a motorcycle," said interior ministry spokesman Khaled Tarouch.

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