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Germany denies it plans to fly migrants back to Italy

Germany on Sunday denied an Italian newspaper report that it planned to fly migrants back to Italy, after the allegation drew a threat from Italy’s Interior Minister to refuse landing permission to unauthorised planes carrying asylum seekers. La Repubblica reported on Saturday that Germany’s refugee agency had sent “dozens of ...

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Tunis Stock Exchange, a new member of the World Federation of Exchanges

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has formalized the membership of the Tunis Stock Exchange as a full member, at its 58th Annual General Meeting held in Athens, on October 3rd, 2018. After Correspondent and Affiliate statuses, Membership status marks the completion of a long process and a on-site peer review carried ...

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Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win Nobel Peace Prize for fight against sexual violence

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Mukwege, a gynecologist and surgeon, has long worked to treat thousands of women and girls affected by rape ...

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Tunisia ‘at a turning point’ stresses UN rights expert

An independent UN human rights expert welcomed on Thursday the progress made towards democratic reform in Tunisia, since the 2011 revolution, and emphasized the importance of protecting freedom of peaceful assembly and association. “Tunisia is at a turning point in its post-revolution history,” said the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to ...

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“Night of researchers” held in Tunisia in cooperation with EU

Tunisia celebrated scientific research, on September 28, 2018, through a major and original event, which was a result of a cooperation between Tunisia and the European Union. Two events were actually held in parallel at the same time: “Lila Jamila” in Tunisia and “EuResearchers’night” in Europe. The event is originally ...

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Tunisia’s innovative “Tfanen” project: Workers tell their stories on stage

Director Taher Alouane gathered over fifteen workers from factories in the industrial zone of Ben Arous for monitoring and integration by lending them a listening ear to their concerns, hopes and aspirations. These workshops, held in the regional Labour Union of Ben Arous, are dedicated to listening and expression which ...

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Tunisia Officially Enforces Its Startup Act

The Tunisian Startup Act was implemented on Wednesday, and officially became law to be published in the official Gazette (JORT) of the Tunisian Republic. Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy, Anouar Maarouf, announced the official implementation at the Afric’Up summit. Earlier this year, in April, Tunisia had passed the ‘Startup Act’ after two years ...

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Tunisia’s annual inflation rate falls in September to 7.4 pct

Tunisia’s annual inflation rate in September fell to 7.4 percent from 7.5 percent in August, a government official told Reuters on Wednesday. Tunisia’s inflation rate stabilised at 7.5 percent in August, unchanged from July, after hitting 7.8 percent in June, the highest seen since 1990.  The central bank expects a ...

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Swiss-Tunisian migration accords bearing fruit, says minister

Migration accords signed between Tunisia and Switzerland in 2012 are bearing fruit, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui has told swissinfo.ch. “To stop the flood of illegal immigrants, our two countries set up a programme of cooperation focusing mainly on support for voluntary return [of asylum seekers] and on professional training ...

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Phosphate production down by 25% this year in Tunisia

The phosphate production decreased by 25 % in the first nine months this year to 2.6 million tonnes compared with the same period last year, the Phosphate Gafsa said on Wednesday. Phosphate exports are a key source of foreign currency reserves, which have dropped to levels worth just 77 days ...

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