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“Only a few gaps” in Tunis talks says UNSMIL

UNSMIL has produced a surprisingly bullish summary of today’s resumed Joint Drafting Committee talks in Tunis,  saying there were only a few remaining gaps to be filled before agreement could be reached. On Monday evening the House of Representatives (HoR) delegation said itwas withdrawing from the process accusing the State Council ...

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IOM launches programme for vulnerable groups

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday launched the inclusion programme ‘Incorporate’ with the aim of finding job placements for people who normally have difficulty accessing employment and offering them an alternative to irregular migration to Europe. The programme is aimed in particular at young people and women at ...

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European investigations into Schengen visa fraud

The European Union investigating potential irregularities in the Schengen visa process, in particular regarding its award of such visas to nationals of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. Investigators are trying to uncover a network of intermediaries with intertwined relations within the embassies and consulates of European countries in the three Maghreb ...

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Turkey backs UN plan for Libya, envoy says

Turkey’s special envoy to Libya says Ankara is opposed to foreign intervention in North African country urkey backs a UN plan to resume the political process in Libya, the Turkish envoy to the North African state said Friday. Emrullah Isler, who is also a lawmaker with Turkey’s ruling Justice and ...

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