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Francois Hollande

Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

A coalition of Tunisian workers, business owners, rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for intervening at a crucial time to push the North African country that sparked the Arab Spring revolutions toward democracy and away from civil war. The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy" following Tunisia's 2011 revolution that overthrew its long-time dictator. "It established an alternative, peaceful political process at a time when the country was on the brink of civil war," the committee said in its citation. The prize is a huge victory...