Tunisian city under curfew after unemployment rally

Police fire tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in Kasserine, two days after unemployed man committed suicide. Tunisian police have fired teargas at protestors demanding jobs in the western Kasserine province, two days after an unemployed man committed suicide, locals have said. Clashes between protesters demanding jobs and Tunisian police escalated in the city…

West Africa on alert after Burkina Faso attack

     West African nations are on heightened alert after the weekend assault by Islamic extremists in Burkina Faso that killed 29 people.      The militants targeted a hotel and a restaurant frequented by foreigners in Ouagadougou on Friday night. They held more than 100 hostages at the hotel through Saturday. The military and…