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Monday, January 27, 2014

Photos of the Day: Jan. 27, 2014

In this photo taken Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, members of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly celebrate the adoption of the new constitution in Tunis, Tunisia. After decades of dictatorship and two years of arguments and compromises, Tunisians on Sunday finally have a new constitution laying the foundations for a new democracy. The document is groundbreaking as one of the most progressive constitutions in the Arab world - and for the fact that it got written at all. It passed late Sunday by 200 votes out of 216 in the Muslim Mediterranean country that inspired uprisings across the region after overthrowing a dictator in 2011.