Best places to live: These 10 beautiful countries are the most affordable in the world

Fantasizing about the expat life? These are the cheapest nations for cost of living — where your dollar will go a long way.

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Nice Bastille Day Attack Suspect's Name Reported as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel

Local French media reported the identity of the driver.
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A Father Trying to Save His Son's Life From ISIS Was Killed in the Istanbul Attacks

A father attempting to save his son's life from ISIS had his taken by terror.
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What Is Blue Monday? Why January 18, 2016 is The Most Depressing Day of the Year

Blue Monday, the most unreal day of depression ever created.
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UPDATE: Tunis Terror Attack on Military Bus Leaves at Least 12 Dead

The cause was not immediately known.
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19 Dead in Terrorist Attack in Tunisia

Tunisian interior ministry official: "The hostage situation was over and that the two attackers had been killed by

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Does Mubarak's Release Mean the Arab Spring Was a Total Failure?

Checking in on the Arab Spring, nearly four years later.
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22 Inspiring Photos Remind Us What Democracy Looks Like Around the World

As Americans go to the polls, a visual reminder that democracy is a global aspiration.
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Watch: Pharrell's "Happy" is Going Viral in Tunisia, Inspiring Hope For Country's Future

Try to watch without wanting to join in on the dancing.
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Tunisia's Constitution is a Win For Democracy in the Arab World

Tunisia just passed its first democratic constitution, and it's a victory for the entire region.

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This Photo Shows Just How Big Of a Step Tunisia Has Taken Towards Democracy

Just the beginning for the birthplace of the Arab Spring
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5 Incredible Art Movements That Exploded After the Arab Spring

Decades long government oppression in the Middle East has led to some of the most fascinating, and innovative art.
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The Birthplace of the Arab Spring is Falling Apart

Tunisia, the country where the Arab Spring was born, has seen two political assassinations in the last six months. Now there are mass protests demanding the national legislature be dissolved.

End of Ramadan is Scarred By These 6 Major Conflicts in the Muslim World

As Eid El Fitr begins in the Middle East, many Muslim countries are finding themselves either stuck in a chaotic status quo or struggling through a new phase of political instability.

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With Assassination Of Mohammed Brahmi, the Arab Spring Has Finally Come Full Circle

Tunisia has been thrown back into turmoil with the second assassination this year of a prominent political figure.

Women in Tunisia Are Fighting For Their Rights — And Winning

Tunisian women are fighting tooth and nail for their rights, and they will continue to be a loud and important voice in the global fight for women’s rights.
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As the Middle East is Wracked By Riots, is There Still Hope For Democracy?

In 2013 we have seen riots in Turkey, Tunisia, and Egypt. Why is it that democracy — a system that the West praises so highly — can make so many people in the East so unhappy?
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JFK Berlin Speech: 50 Years Later, the Walls Are All Falling Down

There's no longer a Berlin Wall, and Europe is at peace. But almost everywhere else in the world, from the Middle East to South America, tyrannical and incompetent regimes are on the brink.
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Ansar Al-Sharia: Violent Protests Rock Tunisia, Could an Islamic Insurgency Be Far Behind?

Tensions between the Tunisian government and the Salafists of Ansar Al-Sharia, the main jihadist movement in the country, have seriously built up in the last weeks. Could it explode into war?

Amina Tyler: Tunisian Woman Receiving Death Threats For Trying to Start Feminist Group

Amina Tyler, a 19-year-old Tunisian woman, is facing death threats and prison time for expressing her feminist ideals and posting topless photos of herself online.
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Adel Khedri Immolates Himself, Highlighting Failures Of Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution

Even after its revolution, Tunisia is deeply divided and the new government has failed to address the issues that matter most to average Tunisians.
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Women Are the Losers Of the Arab Spring

On the road to Democracy, the unleashed freedom of Islamic extremists has dampened women's rights in the Middle East.
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YouTube Harlem Shake: Kids Punished For Dancing, Mediterranean Diet: What's in It?, and Other Cool Finds From Around the Web

A collection of interesting posts from across the internet, as featured in this morning's Mic Check newsletter.
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Tunisia's Violence Explained By an Expatriate American

Tunisia riveted last Wednesday following the assassination of a prominent secularist leader, Chokri Belaid, shortly two years after its people overthrew the country's dictatorship.

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Chokri Belaid Assassination: Tunisia’s Turning Point

Fears are growing over political violence in Tunisia as a political opposition hero's death has sparked mass protests and questions on the stability of the fledgling democracy.
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Memo to Muslims: Free Speech is as Sacred in America as the Prophet Mohammed is to Islam

Muslims must come to understand that there's nothing Western governments can do to shut their citizens up from expressing their opinions, no matter how absurd they are.
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Ramadan 2012: 11 Arab Countries That Oppress Their People During the Holy Month

Ramadan in the Arab world is about governments forcing more people to either be more religious.
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Ramadan 2012: Muslims Observe Holiday in the Wake of the Arab Spring

In the wake of political, economic, and social changes, Muslims in the countries of the Arab Spring welcome the month of Ramadan with an eye on their regimes.