The Ebola outbreak gripping parts of west Africa has had its first case confirmed outside the continent.
As their country prepares for parliamentary and presidential elections many Tunisians appear to be disillusioned with the results of the revolution.

US Ebola case first outside Africa

A man diagnosed with Ebola in the US was in Liberia and travelled to Texas to visit family; the CDC say there is no risk to passengers on his flight.
Algeria says it has identified members of the terrorist group that beheaded French tourist Herve Gourdel.
The new UN Ebola response team chief has pledged to take swift action against to stop the virus, amid warnings that Liberia is on the brink of collapse.
A tribunal for Rwanda has upheld the life sentences for Matthieu Ngirumpatse and Edouard Karemera.
Care International says there is a rapidly diminishing opportunity to prevent full scale famine in South Sudan.
Liberia's chief medical officer has placed herself and her staff under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola.
Police say a landmine has exploded in northern Guinea-Bissau, killing 19 people travelling in a minibus.
The IMF will provide $US130 million to help Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone respond to the Ebola outbreak that has killed around 3000 people.
Billions of dollars in aid for developing nations, widening the overall use of renewable energy and reducing tropical deforestation are some of the non-binding...
Police have arrested 27 suspects in Guinea over the murders of an eight-member Ebola education team attacked by angry locals.
US health authorities have estimated that Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could number between 550,000 and 1.4 million by January.
The BBC has launched Ebola broadcasts in west Africa, giving a round-up of developments in the fight against the epidemic.
Africa is set to get its first nuclear power plant based on Russian technology after South Africa sealed a partnership with Moscow.
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