Tunisia Charges ‘Islamist Extremists’ Murdered Opposition Leader

Tunisia’s government says a leading opposition figure assassinated Thursday and another political leader killed earlier this year were killed by bullets from the same gun. 

Waves of anti-government protesters took to the streets of the capital and other cities Friday, while supporters of the ruling party staged counter-protests.  The country’s main trade union called a general strike, and flights in and out of Tunisia were grounded.

Many protesters on the streets of Tunis …