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A Tunisian riot police officer stands behind a barricade during riots in Tunis, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency and announced that he would fire his government as violent protests escalated Friday, with gunfire echoing in the North African country's usually calm capital and police lobbing tear gas at protesters. (AP Photo/Hedi Ben Salem)
Photo by: Hedi Ben Salem
A Tunisian riot police officer stands behind a barricade during riots in Tunis, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency and announced that he would fire his government as violent protests escalated Friday, with gunfire echoing in the North African country's usually calm capital and police lobbing tear gas at protesters. (AP Photo/Hedi Ben Salem)

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