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Mauritanian man sets self on fire in front of presidential palace in an echo of suicide that triggered Tunisia uprising - Reuters

And this just hours ago:

An Egyptian man set himself on fire Monday outside the country's parliament, security officials said, in an apparent protest emulating the self-immolation of an unemployed Tunisian man last month that helped trigger a popular uprising.

Four Algerians have also set themselves aflame over the past week.

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