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Tunisia Premier-designate Forms New Government Without Islamists

Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Habib Essid said on Friday he had formed a government without any cabinet posts for moderate Islamists after negotiations among secular party Nidaa Tounes and other smaller partners in parliament. The full assembly must now vote to ratify the new cabinet. Nidaa Tounes won the most seats in the October election, one of the last steps in Tunisia's path to full democracy after its 2011 popular uprising. Essid named Farhat Hacheni as defense minister...

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