16 Jan '11, 11pm

DTN Singapore: Battles in Tunisia as new government takes shape: TUNIS: Tunisian soldiers on Sunday fought loyal...

TUNIS: Tunisian soldiers on Sunday fought loyalists of ousted strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali near the presidential palace, a police source said, as the interim leadership prepared to unveil a new government. "The army has launched an assault on the palace in Carthage, where elements of the presidential guard have taken refuge," the senior source told AFP on condition of anonymity, as a witness reported heavy gunfire in the area. Security forces also shot dead two gunmen who were hiding in a building near the interior ministry in the centre of Tunis and exchanged fire with some other gunmen near the headquarters of the main opposition party, the PDP. Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi on Sunday vowed there would be "zero tolerance" for anyone threatening the security of the country and said a new government for the North African state "may be" announced on Monday. An opp...

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