Members of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly attend a meeting on the adoption of a new constitution on January 26, 2014, in Tunis
Members of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly attend a meeting on the adoption of a new constitution on January 26, 2014, in Tunis © Fethi Belaid - AFP
Members of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly attend a meeting on the adoption of a new constitution on January 26, 2014, in Tunis
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Last updated: January 26, 2014

Tunisia's constituent assembly adopts new constitution

Tunisia's constituent assembly late on Sunday adopted a new constitution, more than three years after the revolution which began the Arab Spring.

The assembly approved the constitution by an overwhelming majority, with 200 votes in favour, 12 against and four abstentions a live television broadcast showed.

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