Tunisian asks for Canada asylum

 BBC News

The Canadian government says a brother-in-law of the ousted Tunisian president has applied for refugee status.

Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon had earlier suggested Canada would comply with a request for the extradition of Belhassen Trabelsi.

The billionaire businessman fled to Canada last week after President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted.

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