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Tunisia's jobless graduates mark Unemployment Day

Press TV - ‎15 hours ago‎
Five years after the 2011 revolution in Tunisia which toppled long-time president Zain al-Abedin Bin Ali, hundreds of thousands are still without any jobs, nearly half of them university graduates.

Hundreds of bikers ride out in memory of woman killed in Tunisia

ITV News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Hundreds of bikers ride out in memory of woman killed in Tunisia. More than 400 bikers are expected to take part in a special 'ride out' in memory of a woman from Blackwood killed in the Tunisian terror attacks last year. Trudy Jones from Blackwood was ...

Tunisia: Attack targets LGBTQ activist from Shams

Erasing 76 Crimes - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Bouhdid Belhedi is a defender of the LGBTQ community working on the defence of sexual minorities in Tunisia and against homophobia.
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Tunisia: Uphold Rights While Fighting Terrorism

Human Rights Watch - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Three of the organizations are the Tunisian recipients of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Two others represent the families of Tunisian politicians Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi, assassinated in 2013 by extremist Islamists. Five Tunisian celebrities ...
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Kenya/Tunisia: Prisons Fall As Pipeline Advance to Club Championship Semis

AllAfrica.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Tunis - The dream of an all Kenyan semi final at the 2016 African Women Volleyball Club championships was quashed after Kenya Prisons lost out 3-1 to Tunisia's Carthage in a tight encounter in Tunis on Thursday night. Had they won, Prisons would have ...

Political splits threaten Tunisia's economic reform

Reuters Africa - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
TUNIS (Reuters) - Political divisions in Tunisia's ruling coalition risk undermining economic reforms and paralysing the government as it tries to revive the country's post-revolution economy and tackle Islamist militancy.
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Tunisia's Saphon Energy turbines inspired by BOATS could see end of offshore wind farms

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Tunisian inventors have looked to the past for inspiration in their designs for a more efficient way of capturing wind energy.

Tunisia: use of donor funds needs to be more efficient

ANSAmed - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
(ANSAmed) - TUNIS, APRIL 28 - "The Tunisian State needs to convince its international fund donors that their loans and donations are being used quickly and professionally," said Marwan Muasher, vice-president for the Middle East at the Carnegie ...

Tunisia sees tourism figures steady despite attacks

Reuters - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
TUNIS Tunisia expects to attract 5.5 million foreign tourists this year, about the same as last year, after increasing security at hotels and focusing on new markets to counter the fallout from militant attacks, the tourism minister said.

Tunisia's jobless youth fuel Isis threat to Europe

The Times (subscription) - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Families of Islamic State fighters from Tunisia's border towns have warned that thousands more will join the terrorist group unless youth unemployment and poverty are tackled.

Tunisia's Getting More Guns Than Democracy

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
In the early morning hours of March 7, dozens of Islamic State fighters appeared in the center of Ben Guerdane, an arid, roughshod Tunisian market town that serves as a smuggling hub with Libya. The Kalashnikov-wielding militants launched coordinated ...
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Political rifts threaten Tunisia economic reform

The Daily Star - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 30, 2016, on page 4. Recommended. Related Articles.

Botswana: Rugby Team Readies for Tunisia

AllAfrica.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Gaborone - Botswana rugby B team, which is a feeder for the senior national team, left the country midweek for a friendly test match against Lesotho in Maseru.

Tunisia's knitters are open for business

Knitting Industry - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
After the terrorist attacks at the Bardo Museum and on Sousse beach last year, Tunisia's economy suffered a massive body blow at a time of fragility following the 2011 revolution that ousted dictator Ben Ali.

Torture in Tunisia and the return of the conditions for a revolution

Middle East Monitor - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
In a report that is scheduled for presentation to the UN Committee Against Torture this month, Amnesty International offered an embarrassing description of the post-revolution human rights situation in Tunisia. The organisation also pointed out that ...

Across China: Chinese doctor fights cancer, hopes to return to Tunisia

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Forty-year-old Guo, a doctor in the maternity and child care center of Xinyu City, joined a medical aid program to Tunisia in November 2014.

Tunisia insists it expects more than FIVE MILLION foreign tourists despite beach massacre

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
After increasing security at hotels, the state's tourism minister said she hopes Tunisia will attract the same number of visitors as last year.

Tunisia Is an Arab Spring Success Story

Observer - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The first government overthrow resulting from the Arab Spring took place here in the capital of Tunisia about five years ago.

14 Egyptian fishermen detained in Tunisia for breaching fishing borders

Daily News Egypt - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Egypt's ambassador to Tunisia Ayman Mesharrafa told state run news agency MENA on Thursday that the fishermen were transferred to the maritime base in Sfax for further investigations.

Mouna Karray's Exploration of Tunisia's Neglected People

British Journal of Photography - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
An exhibition of photographic work from the Tunisian artist Mouna Karray's post-revolution series Nobody Will Talk About Us, the artist's first solo show in the UK, is on now at London's Tyburn Gallery.
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