Tunisian health minister Abderraouf Cherif resigns following the deaths of 11 newborn babies since Thursday at a hospital in the capital Tunis. Evidence suggests all 11 died from septic shock. Tunisia's public healthcare had been considered one of the best in North Africa, but it has operated less smoothly since the 2011 revolution.
The country's health ministry said evidence suggested 11 newborns all died from septic shock.
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Tunisian revolution: Police fire tear gas at demonstrators who defy a government ban on protesting in Tunis.
Tunisian revolution: Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who fled to Saudi Arabia as his regime was ousted from power in a popular revolution, is convicted "in absentia" on charges of possessing illegal drugs and weapons and sentenced to 15 years in jail at a court in Tunis.
Tunisian Revolution: Riot police break up an anti-government demonstration calling for a "new revolution" in the capital Tunis.
Tunisian revolution: Thousands of people demonstrate in Tunis to demand both the resignation of interim prime minister Beji Caid el Sebsi, a link with the old guard brought down in January's popular revolution, and the prosecution of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who fled to Saudi Arabia after being ousted, on charges such as murder and drug-trafficking.
Roberto Maroni, the Italian Minister of the Interior, flies to Tunis to discuss stopping the flow of Tunisian immigrants to the small island of Lampedusa following the Tunisian Revolution.