Tunisia lifts 10-day-old curfew

May 18, 2011 16:49

TUNIS - Tunisia's interior ministry lifted a 10-day-old overnight curfew on Wednesday which had been in place in the capital since May 7 after clashes between police and anti-government protesters.

"The ministry has decided to lift the curfew due to the stabilization of the security situation," it said in a statement.

The curfew had impacted businesses in the capital.

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